Ramayana Tour In SriLanka
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- 10 Days 9 Nights
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Sri Lanka is a small island almost like a tiny tear drop that lies in the Indian Ocean which is sometimes known by other names such as " The Lost Paradise ", " The Land Of Serendipity ", " The Resplendent Land " and " The Pearl Of The Indian Ocean " among others by non-natives . Sri Lanka lies to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island seperates itself from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait (named after James Palk ).
Day 1AIRPORT ANURADHAPURA 215 KM 5HOURS
Arrive in Sri Lanka.You will be met by our representatives and transferred to Anuradhapura.En route visit Munneswaram Temple.The Munneswaram Kovil situated close to Chilaw is one of the 5 major Shiva temples of Sri Lanka and Rameswaram islands.They are called Ishvarams.According to a Tamil legend, the temple is situated at a place where King Rama prayed to Shiva after committing the worst crime according to Hindu Dharma, namely Brahmahasti, the killing of a priest, because Ravana who had to be killed by Rama in order to liberate Sita, was of Brahmin caste.Rama stopped the Vimana vehicle at Munneswaram because of his feeling that the Doshana sin was not following him at this place.So he ascended from the vimana and prayed to God Shiva asking for a remedy.Shiva advised Rama to install four lingams at Manavari, Trinco, Mannar and Rameswaram for this purpose.En route visit Manawari Temple.Manavari, about 6 kms north of Chilaw, is the first place where Lord Rama installed a Lingam, as a remedy to Lord Shiva after committing Brahmincide by killing the King Ravana who was a Brahmin.This Shiva Lingam in Manavari is called Ramalingam because it was made by Lord Rama.There are only two Lingams in the world named after Lord Rama, the other is in Rameswaram in India.Proceed to Anuradhapura.Check in to the Hotel.Overnight stay Anuradhapura.
Breakfast at the hotel.Visit Nagadeepee and Nagapuneshwaram Temple.Naguleswaram Temple, KeerimalaiNagapushani Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the island of Nainativu, west of the Jaffna peninsula.It is dedicated to Parvati who is locally known as Nagapushani and to her consort Shiva who is named as Nayinar here.Visit Kiramalee Temple and Jaffna City TourProceed to Jaffna.Overnight stay Jaffna.
Breakfast at the hotel.Visit Kanniya Hot water springs Kanniyai.The hot wells of Kanniyai or Kanniya are close to the main road to Anuradhapura only about 10 kms from Trincomalee town.Pilgrims believe in their healing power.Visit Thirukoneswaram Temple and Trincomalee City Tour. Thiru Koneswaram is a wonderful temple located on a rock promontory of Trincomalee.It was built by Rishi Agastya on the instructions of Lord Shiva who was impressed by the devotion of King Ravana.Overnight stay hotel in Trincomalee.
Day 7KANDY NUWARAELIYA 80 KM AND 03 Hours
After Breakfast Transfer to Nuwara Eliya.Visit Ramboda Hanumanji Temple.En route tea plantation & factory/ Ramboda Water Falls.Tea Production in Srilanka, excursion will takes approx. 30 minutes.Formerly Ceylon tea is of high importance to the Sri Lankan economy and the world market. Witness Ramboda Falls en route to Nuwara Eliya.NUWARA ELIYA (The city tour will take approx: 1-2 hrs).The Little England of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations.Nuwara Eliya sightseeing including a visit to the Sita Amman Temple.Sita Amman Temple and Ashok Vatica, Sita Eliya The Sita Amman Temple, located halfway between the highland village Sita Eliya and the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, has become the most venerated of all Ramayana Trail sites in Sri Lanka.Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 9KATHARAGAMA COLOMBO 300KM AND 8 HOURS
Breakfast at hotel and Transfer to Colombo 1200 - Rumassala Temple Clients have to walk around 750m from the Bus Park.Rumassala Sanjeewanee drops Rumassala hill 3 kms east of Galle is the landmark of Unuwatuna beach because of the picturesque white Buddhist dagoba on top of it.Visit Seenigama Temple, Seenigama is a small village on the south-west coast close to Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka's most popular beach resort for coral reef snorkeling.The Seenigama temple is situated on a very small island.Visit Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery ,The excursion will take approx: 1/2hr Where you can see five species of turtles-Green Turtles (Cheloniamydas), Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelysimbricata), Loggerhead Turtle (Carettacaretta), Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelyscoriacea) and Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelysolivacea).Proceed to Colombo, COLOMBO (The city tour will take approx: 2-3 hrs)Colombo is the business and commercial center and the new capital is Sri Jayawardhanapura Kotte, only a few miles away.Overnight stay in hotel in Colombo.
Day 2ANURADHAPURA JAFFNA 285 KM AND 7HOURS
Breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to Jaffna.En- Route visit Manner Ketheeswaram Temple.The Ketheeswaram temple, also known as Tirukketisivaram, is a Sri Lankan Hindu temple with a two and a half millennia long tradition as a place of Shiva worship, even claiming to be more ancient than the Sinhalese and Buddhist era of the island.Tirukketisvaran is situated in the Mannar district, but on the mainland opposite to Mannar island.Proceed to Jaffna.Check in to the Hotel.Evening Visit Nallur Kandaswamy Temple.The historic Kandaswamy Temple in Nallur, not far away from Jaffna's town centre, is dedicated to Lord Murugan in the form of the divine spear Vel, a well-known symbol of Tamil religiousness.Overnight stay Jaffna.
Day 4JAFFNA TRINCOMALEE 285km AND 06 Hours
After Breakfast Transfer to Trincomalee.En route visit Mulatiu,Vattapalai Amman Kovil.The Kannagi Amman Kovil in Vattapalai at the Nayari Lagoon southwards of Mullaitivu is the most important shrine for this highly respected Goddess in Sri Lanka's Vanni area.Goddess Kannaki is the central character of the famous Tamil Epic Silapathikaram.Overnight stay Trincomalee.
Day 6TRINCOMALEE KANDY 195 KM AND 06 Hours
After Breakfast Transfer to Kandy.En- route visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple.DAMBULLA CAVE TEMPLE (The excursion will take approx: 1 & 1/2hrs for climb and decent).Dambulla cave is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base.Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura.Proceed to Kandy. En route visit Spice Garden.You will see many spice gardens at Matale and in Mawanella on the Colombo-Kandy road where Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper Creepers and all other spice trees, plants and creepers are planted for visitors to see them.KANDY.To the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites as it is the home of the Dalada Maligawa - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha.Gems of Srilanka.The worlds best gems are available in Sri Lanka such as Blue and Yellow Sapphire, Star Ruby and Star Sapphire, Chrysoberyl Cats Eye, Alexandrite, Topaz, Amethyst, Quartz, Garnet, Aquamarine, Moonstone, Tourmaline.Evening witness the Cultural Dance Show featuring various dancing types of Sri Lanka.Overnight stay hotel in Kandy.
Day 8NUWARAELIYA KATHARAGAMA 168KM AND 6 HOURS
Breakfast at hotel and Pick up from hotel Proceed to Kataragama.Visit Diurumpola Temple.Divurumpola is said to be the location where Sita underwent the famous fire ordeal Agni Pariksha, in order to prove her chastity.From the flames arose the fire god Agni who was invoked by Sita.Visit Ravana Waterfall.The Ravana Ella Falls and the Rawana Ella Cave are located close to the Wellawaya mainroad in the famous valley called Ella gap, only about 6 kms away from the town of Ella well known for its splendid views to the Ella gap.Check-in to hotel to refresh.Visit Kataragama Temple and Pooja.Kataragama is the name of the God and his hometown as well.Kataragama is the Sinhalese form of Skanda, also known as Subhramaniya.He usually is called Murugan or Karthikeya by Tamils.Overnight stay hotel in Katargama.
Day 10Colombo Airport 35 KM AND 1hour
Breakfast at hotel.Pick up at hotel.Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple.Hanuman is often called Anjaneyar by Tamils, as his mother's name is Anjan. This Kovil is the first Anjaneyar temple in Sri Lanka and the only one on the island dedicated to Lord Hanuman in his Panchamuga form; meaning five faces.Visit to Kelaniya,Kelaniya is a Buddhist sanctuary because it was believed to have been visited by the Buddha himself.Within the temple premises there is a Hindu shrine, too.It is dedicated to Lord Vibhishana who was the younger brother of Ravana but during the legendary war on Lanka a supporter of Lord Rama, because he disapproved of Ravana's abduction of Sita. After this you will proceed to Airport for Boarding a flight.
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