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Ramayanaya Historical Sri Lanka Tour Package

8 Nights / 9 Days
Negombo(1N) → Kandy(3N) → Nuwara Eliya(2N) →   Kataragama(1N) → Colombo(1N)
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$ 378* per adult onwards

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Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

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Twin-sharing rooms
Private cab with driver
Sightseeing in a private cab

Free Entrance Ticket for Culture Show in Kandy

Day excursion to major Ramayana Site

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Negombo

  • Arrive in Sri Lanka, and you will be met by a representative on arrival at the airport and transfer to Negombo.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo.

  • Negombo – Chilaw – Kandy – Approx 1 hours drive.
  • After breakfast, proceed to Muneeshwaram Temple, Chilaw Muneeshwaram Temple. It is believed that Muneeshwaram predates the Ramayana and a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was located here. Muneeshwaram means the first temple for Shiva (Munnu + Easwaran). A Shiva Lingam was already here when Lord Rama visited this place. Lord Rama after his victorious battle, left for Ayodhya with Sitha in one of King Ravana’s Vimanas. He felt he was being followed by a Bramhaasthi Dosham (a malevolent black shadow) as he had killed King Ravana, who was a Brahmin.
  • Thereafter proceed to Mannavari Temple. Mannavari Temple When the Vimana was passing over Muneeshwaram, he felt the Vimana vibrating and realized the Brahmaasti Dosham was not following him at this point. He stopped the Vimana at this juncture and asked god Lord Shiva for advice. Lord Shiva blessed Lord Rama and advised installing and praying at four lingams located at Mannavari, Thiru Koneshwaram, Thiru Ketheshwaram and Rameshwaram in India as the only remedy to get rid of the dosham. The first lingam was installed at Mannavari, about 5km from here, near the banks of the Deduru Oya.
  • Thereafter proceed to Kandy [Approx 03 ½ hours drive]
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

  • After Breakfast, Kandy sightseeing tour, afterwards proceed to the upcountry.
  • Visit Sitha tear pond and Chariot path and then back to Kandy.
  • Check in at the hotel for refreshments.
  • Thereafter proceed to attend the Pooja ceremony at the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. (In Decent Attire)
  • Evening view a cultural show featuring various Dance Types of Sri Lanka.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy

Kandy – Mahiyangana – Kandy – Approx 2 Hours Drive.
  • After Breakfast Day excursion to major Ramayana sites Dunuwila & Laggala, Yahanagala, Weragantota, Sitakotuwa, Gurulupota Lankapura Dunuvila & Laggala Dunuvila (the site where Ravana died) and Laggala (where Ravana prayed to Lord Shankara).
  • The cartels behind Dunuvila Lake are called Laggala. Laggala is derived from the Sinhala term Ilakka Gala, which, when translated into English, gives us the meaning “Target Rock”. Laggala served as an entry point to King Ravana’s army, and it was from this rock the first Glimpse of Lord Rama’s army was sighted. This hill is geographically the highest part of the northern region, and on a clear day, Thiru Koneshwaran and Talai Mannar can be seen. King Ravana is believed to have meditated on this rock and prayed at Thiru Koneshwaran to Lord Shiva. It is here that Lord Rama’s Brahmaastharam killed King Ravana. The top of Laggala is flat and believed to have been hit by the Brahmaastharam.
  • Yahangla Yahangala means bedrock. The Ramayana Trail legend interprets this name in the following way: King Ravana’s dead body was kept upon this rock for his fellow countrymen to allow them to pay their last respects to their departed, highly respected king. Another local legend gives an alternative version of the meaning of Yahangala, stating that Ravana did not really die but only became unconscious. His body remains hidden in the rock Weragantota. Weragantota was the capital city of King Ravana and means “a place of flying chariot (aircraft) landing” in the Sinhala language. It is believed to be the first place Sitha was brought into Sri Lanka in King Ravana’s Vimana. These jungles are the place where the city of Lankapura once stood. The city had a beautiful palace for Queen Mandodari surrounded by waterfalls, streams and varieties of flora and fauna. Sitha Kotuwa Sita was kept at Queen Mandodari‘s Palace and later moved first to Sita Kotuwa (translated “Sita’s Fort”) and finally to Ashoka Vatika. 

Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Approx 2 ½ Hours Drive.
  • After Breakfast, transfer to Nuwara Eliya.
  • En route, visit Ramboda Hanuman Temple, Water Falls, and Tea Factory & Estate.
  • Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple.
  • In the hills of Ramboda, where Hanuman was searching for Sita, the Chinmaya Mission of Sri Lanka built the Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, which thousands of devotees visit yearly. 
  • Thereafter commence Nuwara Eliya City Tour, including Gregory Lake and Victoria Park.
  • Nuwara Eliya, the ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island but is just like an England spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya, you will see evidence of British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann-style mansions.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya – Ella – Kataragama – Approx 3 ½ Hours drive.
  • After Breakfast, visit the most important Ramayana legend sites called Sita Amman Temple & Ashoka vanam, Haggala Botanical Garden, Divurumpola Temple, Ravana caves & Waterfalls.
  • The Sita Amman Temple can be seen en route to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens. The prominent temple architecture will not fail to attract your attention. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on one side of the temple. The temple today is a modern building with its paintings, statues and pillars decorated with sculptures depicting the tale of Rama and Sita.
  • The Hakgala Botanical Gardens was one of the pleasure gardens of King Ravana. This garden was expanded during the British period and has a wide variety of flowers, including an excellent collection of orchids. This is the exotic pleasure garden where King Ravana kept the depressed Sita, insisting that she marries him. It was here where the heartwarming meeting took place between her and Hanuman, who brought her Rama’s ring with the news that Rama was looking for her. He offered to carry her back, but she refused saying it would be an insult to Rama’s honour if she did so. Part of this majestic garden still exists. It is also said that Hanuman nearly destroyed it to prove the forces against Ravana.
  • Divurumpola Temple is still revered by thousands, this holy haven was the place where Sita performed her Agni Pariksha (proving her chastity) to her husband Rama. Continuing the practice for thousands of years, villagers still pledge their fidelity or take oaths there, and even in certain courts, this agreement was binding. This place has been respected and worshipped by people down the ages.
  • Istreepura caves -the Sinhalese word Ishtripura or Shtripura means “area of women”. It is said that Ravana shifted Sita to this cave as a precautionary measure after Lord Hanuman’s advent on Lanka. Legend has it that Sitadevi took a bath in the nearby steam which afterwards dried.

  • After Breakfast proceed to Colombo.
  • En-route visit Ussangoda, Rumassala Sanjeewanee drops.
  • Thereafter Galle City Tour including Galle fort, The Dutch Museum, and the Dutch Church.
  • Ussangoda Ussangoda is a strange coastal area because of its lack of trees. Its serpentine rock contains toxic heavy metals. Only specific smaller plants were able to adapt to this soil. But according to the Ramayana legends, there are two more explanations for the baldness of Ussangoda. After meeting Sitadevi, Lord Hanuman provoked the mighty King Ravana and his army of Rakshasas. It resulted in Lord Hanuman’s tail being set on fire by Rakshasas. Hanuman, in turn, went on to torch parts of King Ravana’s empire with his burning tail. Ussangoda is said to be one of these burnt areas. Besides, the Ramayana Trail legend has it that earlier on; the Ussangoda plateau was used as an airport by King Ravana for his Dandumonara peacock chariot before Hanuman devastated the landing site.
  • After that, transfer to Colombo.
  • Visit Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple. Anjaneyar Temple 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 – with five faces. And it is said to be the only temple in the world to have a chariot for Anjaneyar. Its chariot festival is held annually at the end of December or at the beginning of January. It is one of the most popular processions in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo. Visitors are advised to wash hands and feet before entering the temple and not to cross hands inside the temple.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Colombo.

  • After Breakfast, commence Colombo sightseeing Tour, including Kelaniya Vibeeshana Temple.
  • Kelaniya Vibeeshana Temple Kelaniya is a Buddhist sanctuary in the first place because it is believed to be visited by the Buddha himself. Within the temple premises, there is a Hindu shrine, too. It is dedicated to Lord Vibhishana, the younger brother of Ravana. During the legendary war on Lanka, he became a supporter of Lord Rama because he disapproved of Ravana’s trespass of Sita’s abduction. After Ravana’s death, Rama appointed Vibhishana as the new king of Lanka. Vibhishana is venerated by Sinhalese Buddhists as a God, they believe him to be one of the main protectors of the island, especially in its western territories.
  • Thereafter shopping
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Colombo.

After Breakfast transfer to Airport for the departure flight

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    • Arrival to departure transport by luxury air-conditioned vehicle
    • Arrival to departure transport by luxury air-conditioned vehicle
    • Accommodation with breakfast & dinner
    • All sightseeing
    • All parking fees & highway fees
    • Government taxes
    • Free one mineral water bottle per person per day
    • Free one Kn95 face mask per person per day
    • Free 2 surgical face mask per person per day
    • Free one 100ml Hand sanitiser bottle per person
    • Free one face shield per person
    • Free discount voucher for flamingo duty-free shop
    • Free discount voucher for odel shop
    • Free entrance ticket for culture show in Kandy
    • Free head & shoulder massage in Spice Garden at Mavenella


    • Airfare
    • Entry visa fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details.
    • Any compulsory room supplement during the tour
    • Video & camera permit at sights
    • Entrance fees for visiting places
    • Meals outside of the stated meal plan
    • Expenses of personal nature
    • Any other services not specified above
    • Early checking & late checkout (check-in time 14.00 & check-out time noon)
    • Tips & portages
    • Transportation cost for visiting any places outside of the final agreed itinerary

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