Ramayana Tour

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

For Eleven days and ten nights, this epic Ramayana Tour brings you to the roots of the great, ancient, Indian Ramayana and its association with the country Sri Lanka.  Learn the principles of  Dharma, the comic law and order in Buddhism when you visit the places like Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Negombo. This tour will guarantee you an in-depth knowledge of the Ramayan heritage and the influence of Hindu culture in Sri Lanka.

 

                         


 

TOUR ITINERARY 

DAY 1: AIRPORT TO TRINCOMALEE

ON ARRIVAL MET BY A REPRESENTATIVE AND PROCEED TO TRINCOMALEE.

Trincomalee also known as Gokanna, is the administrative headquarters of the Trincomalee District and major resort port city of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.

OVERNIGHT STAY AT A HOTEL IN TRICOMALEE.


 DAY 2: TRINCOMALEE

AFTER BREAKFAST PROCEED TO KONESHWARAM TEMPLE FOR MORNING POOJA.

Koneswaram temple of Trincomalee – The Temple of the Thousand Pillars and Dakshina. Kailasam is a classical, medieval Hindu temple complex in Trincomalee, a Hindu religious pilgrimage center in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. Built significantly during the reign of the early Cholas and the Five Dravidians of the Early Pandyan Kingdom atop Konesar Malai, a promontory overlooking Trincomalee District, Gokarna bay and the Indian Ocean, its Pallava, Chola, Pandyan and Jaffna design reflect a continual Tamil Saivite influence in the Vannimai region from the classical period.

NEXT VISIT,

Kinniya Hot Water Wells – There are 7 hot springs now converted to bathing wells. The temperature of each is slightly different from each other. It is also believed the water from the wells have therapeutic healing powers and can cure many aliments. According to the notice board put by the Pradeshiya Saba at the wells, this well goes back to the times of King Ravana who ruled the country over 5000 years ago.

OUR SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES AN OVERNIGHT STAY AT A HOTEL IN TRICOMALEE.


DAY 3: TRINCOMALEE TO KANDY

AFTER BREAKFAST PROCEED TO KANDY.

Kandy – the hill capital. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
Afterwards, you will commence the city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts and crafts Centre, a Gem museum and a lapidary and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic – ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from
sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession.

Gem Museum & Lapidary – Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gem in the world. We mine semiprecious gems, the sapphires of Sri Lanka, which are very exclusive and comes in shades of blue, red, green, white…act.

The Kandyan Dance is a dance form that originated in the area called Kandy of the Central hills region in Sri Lanka. But today it has been widespread to other parts of the country. Be a witness of the cultural show.

OUR SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDED AN OVERNIGHT STAY AT A HOTEL IN KANDY.


DAY 4: KANDY TO NUWARA ELIYA

AFTER BREAKFAST PROCEED TO NUWARA ELIYA.

EN ROUTE VISIT TO SRI BHAKTHA HANUMAN TEMPLE.

Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple– According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is an area, where the forces of Rama’s gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple houses for 16 feel height statue of Hanuman.

Seetha Amman Temple is located approximately 1 kilometer from Hakgala Botanical Garden.The temple is located in the village called “Seetha Eliya”. This place is believed to be the place where Sitha held captive by the king Ravana in the Lanka of the epic, Ramayana.

AFTERWARDS PROCEED TO,

Divurumpola Temple is the place where Sita devi underwent test to prove her Chastity,
“I am pure, O fire, protect me.”
With these words she jumped into the flames, to the horror of the monkeys who stood on all sides watching the tragic sight. Then arose from out of the flame Agni, the fire-god, whom she had invoked. He lifted Sitadevi from the flames unharmed, and presented her to Lord Rama. I know that she is spotless and pure at heart cried Lord Rama, standing up to receive her. It is for the sake of the world that I made her go through this ordeal of fire, so that the truth may be known to all.

OUR SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES AN OVERNIGHT STAY AT A HOTEL IN NUWARA ELIYA.


DAY 5: NUWARA ELIYA TO COLOMBO

AFTER BREAKFAST PROCEED TO COLOMBO. EN ROUTE VISIT PINNAWALA

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (PEO) just as the name suggests holds a unique disposition in the ex-situ animal care. It’s success and fame has travelled not just within the country but throughout the world to an extent where Pinnawala synonymous with the Sri Lankan Elephant. Currently being a home to 93 elephants the concept was actualized by the late Hon. Minister Kalugalle on the 16th of February 1975.  Pinnawala at the time was a very remote area with lush coconut plantations and most importantly an area where the availability of mahouts was not lacking.

NEXT PROCEED TO COLOMBO. VISIT KELANIYA TEMPLE.

Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara has become famous because of the beautiful paintings and sculpture by Solias Mendis depicting various events in the history of Sri Lanka. The Special shrine is dedicated to Vibushana, King Ravana’s brother, who allied with Rama in the struggle to rescue Sita.

EVENING CITY TOUR IN COLOMBO.

Colombo – like many capital cities in developing countries Colombo is fast changing its pace. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood, yet in some parts; the old world charm is retained. A 100-year-old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city.  The Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall – an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the people’s republic of china, the new parliament in Sri Jayawardenapura and the folk art centre are some of the places of interest. Other things to do is visit shopping complexes such as Odel, House of Fashion, Majestic City.

OUR SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES AN OVERNIGHT STAY AT A HOTEL IN COLOMBO.


DAY 6: COLOMBO TO AIRPORT

AFTER BREAKFAST CHECK OUT AND PROCEED TO AIRPORT & TOUR ENDS.


 

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