Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Rajarata Hotel, Anuradhapura

Located within the boundaries of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka and within proximity to the magnificent Nuwara Wewa Lake, the Rajarata Hotel is a perfect stopover if you are visiting the East or the North of Sri Lanka. With a large room capacity and modern amenities, the Rajarata Hotel offers guests Standard and Deluxe guestrooms. Mouth watering local and international cuisine along with delicious cakes and homemade ice-creams can be enjoyed at the hotel while the venue is also a preferred location for weddings and meetings.

Location

The Rajarata Hotel is located in the historical city of Anuradhapura which still represents the regal history of the island along with a number of landmarks. Anuradhapura can be reached by road which takes about 4-5 hours from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake while there are intercity express buses running on a regular basis from Colombo Fort. Anuradhapura is also connected by rail while there are daily train services along with air-conditioned cars that run up to Vavuniya and Colombo via Anuradhapura.

Excursions

Anuradhapura is rich with a proud history while the city is famed as the first capital of ancient Sri Lanka with massive man made reservoirs, temples and famous landmarks that still stand tall and glorious. Guests can explore the sacred city of Anuradhapura with large free standing Buddha statues, temples and a number of Buddhist monuments that devotees still gather regularly to worship. If you are in for more adventure, you can try out safaris at the Wilpattu National Park or the Kaudulla National Park with a higher concentration of the Asian Elephant. The Ritigala Nature Reserve is also a place that you can visit. Hot air balloon rides can be arranged via tour operators which is always a breathtaking experience.