Relive the Epic Ramayana

Relive the Epic Ramayana

Places to Visit: COLOMBO - CHILAW - TRINCOMALEE- LAKEGALA - DUNUWILA - KANDY - Nuwara Eliya- KATARAGAMA

Validity:Jul 31 2022

Duration:7 Nights / 8 Days

Highlights:Munishwaram Temple & Manavari Temple | Koneshwaram temple and Shankari Devi temple | Temple of the Tooth | Sita Amman Temple | Kataragama Temple | Anjaneyar Temple

Day Wise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 AIRPORT / COLOMBO
Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by our representative

Check in process along with the PCR will be at the Hotel

Full Board at the hotel (Lunch & Dinner)

Enjoy Local/International cuisines at the main restaurant & activities, Gym, Swimming pool & bar facilities.

Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 COLOMBO / CHILAW
After breakfast,

Travel to visit Munishwaram Temple & Manavari Temple in Chilaw.

Munishwaram Temple.
It is believed that Munishwaram predates the Ramayana and a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was located here. Munishwaram means the first temple for Shiva (Munnu + Easwaran).

Manavari Temple
Manavari is the first lingam installed and prayed by Rama and till date this lingam is called as Ramalinga Shivan. Rameshwaram is the only other lingam in world named after Lord Rama.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Chilaw
Day 3 CHILAW / TRINCOMALEE
After breakfast,

Visit Koneshwaram temple and Shankari Devi temple in Trincomalee.

Koneswaram temple
Koneswaram temple of Trincomalee (also historically known as the Thirukonamamalai Konesar Kovil, the Temple of the Thousand Pillars and Thiru-Konamamalai Maccakeswaram Kovil) is an Hindu temple in Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka venerated by Saivites throughout the continent. It is built atop Swami Rock, a rocky promontory cape overlooking Trincomalee, a classical period harbour port town.

Shankari Devi Temple
The famed SHANKARI Temple, in Sri Lanka, is one of the 18 Devi Temples (Ashta Dasha Shakti Peethas). Many have heard the Ashtadasha Shakti Peetha Shloka starting with LANKAAYAAM SHAANKARI DEVI. composed by Sri Adi Shankara which means Shankari in Lanka. This Shloka enumerates the list of places of Devi temples which are considered to be part of the 18 Devi Peethas.

Overnight at Hotel in Trincomalee
Day 4 TRINCOMALEE / LAKEGALA / DUNUWILA / KANDY
After breakfast,

En route visit the cartels behind the Dunuvila lake are called Laggala which when translated into English gives us the meaning target rock. Laggala served as a sentry point to the King Ravana’s army and it was from this rock the first Glimpse of Lord Rama’s army was sighted and informed to King Ravana. This hill is geographically the highest part of the northern region of King Ravana’s city and on a clear day the north east side that is Thiru Koneshwaran and north west side that is Talai mannar could be seen even today. King Ravana is believed to have done meditation on this rock and prayed Lord shiva at Thiru Koneshwaran from this point.

Then visit Dunivila,
Dunuwilla is the place from where Lord Rama fired the brahmaastharam at King Ravana, which eventually killed him. Dhunu means arrow and Vila Means Lake. This place got its name because Lord Rama fired his arrow from this lake.

Proceed to Kandy
Visit the Temple of the Tooth and view a cultural dance in evening.

Overnight at Hotel in Kandy
Day 5 KANDY / NUWARAELIYA
Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Nuwara Eliya

Visit a tea factory en-route to see how the world's favorite drink is prepared and visit Hanuman temple. Nuwara Eliya resembles an old English town, complete with a lake, race track, well- kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church and an 18 hole golf course.

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 is visited by thousands of devotees every year.

Sita Amman Temple.
The prominent temple architecture will not fail 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; all depicting the tale of Rama and Sita.

Hakgala Botanical Gardens
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 honor if she did so. Part of this majestic garden still exists. It is also said that Hanuman nearly destroyed it in order to prove to Ravana of the forces against him.

Overnight at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Day 6 NUWARAELIYA / KATARAGAMA
After breakfast, travel Kataragama

Visit Ravana Waterfall & Cave en route.

It is said that Ravana had kidnapped princess Sita, and had hidden her in the caves behind this waterfall, now simply known as the Ravana Ella Cave. At the time, the cave was surrounded with thick forests in the midst of wilderness. It is also believed that Rama’s queen bathed in a pool that accumulated the water falling from this waterfall.

Thereafter proceed to Kataragama
Evening visit Kataragama Temple,

Kataragamam temple. Sri Lanka, is a Hindu and Buddhist temple complex dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragama deviyo.

Overnight at Hotel in Tissamharama
Day 7 KATARAGAMA / COLOMBO
After breakfast, Viist Colombo Anjaneyar Temple

This is the first Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka and also the only Panchamuga (five faced) Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka. Its the only temple in the world to have a chariot for Ajanyear.

And then Kelaniya Temple if the time permit

After King Ravana’s death, Vibeeshana was coroneted as King of Lanka by Lakshmana at Kelaniya. There are murals enshrined outside the Buddhist temple depicting the crowning of Vibeeshana. The Kelani River is mentioned in the Valmiki Ramayana and Vibeeshana palace was said to be on the banks of this river.

Overnight stay at Hotel In Colombo
Day 8 COLOMBO-AIRPORT
Breakfast at the Hotel

Departure to Airport in the time of Flight


NOTE

Terms & conditions apply

Inclusions

  • Arrival assistance at the Colombo Airport by our representative.
  • 07 Nights accommodation in Sri Lanka with 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals on Breakfast & Dinner basis
  • All transfer by Air-conditioned private vehicles with an English Speaking chauffeur Guide
  • Sightseeing & Tour at Each Place of Night Stay without entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Covid-19 Insurance.
  • 02x500 ml water bottle per person per day

Exclusion

  • RTPCR Test
  • Flight Ticket
  • Health Insurance
  • GST & TCS
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions

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