Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour
Our Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour include 07 days with 06 Nights. Check the itinerary below;
Day 1 – Airport to Negombo
After you exit the Bandaranaike International Airport, you
will be greeted by a THE VISIT LANKA representative who will be your chauffeur
for the rest of this popular Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour. Your first stop will
be Negambo, located near the airport.
You will spend the night in Negombo.
Day 2 – Negombo to Kandy
Kandy, via Pinnawela
After an enjoyable breakfast at the hotel and once you have
checked out from the hotel, you will be driven to Chilaw city. Here you will be
able to visit the Munneshwaram Temple. This is the temple where Lord Rama felt
safe and asked God Shiva for a remedy to overcome his fear. Afterwards, you
will be driven to the Mannavari Temple (20 minutes drive) – Mannavari being the
first lingam installed and prayed to by Lord Rama.
After the visits to these two temples, you will then proceed
to Kandy, visiting the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage (on your request) en route.
You will spend the night in Kandy.
Day 3 Kandy to – Nuwara Eliya
The following morning, you will be driven to Nuwara Eliya
for a one night stay. En route, you will visit the Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple in
Ramboda – about 1 hr 30 mins drive from Kandy. This Hanuman deity temple was
built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and special Pooja’s are conducted
here every full moon day, which is witnessed by thousands of devotees.
Thereafter, you will then refresh and freshen up at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya
and in the evening visit the Gayathri Peedam.
Hindu’s believe this is where Lord Shiva blessed King Ravana’s son with
You will spend the night at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 4 – Nuwara Eliya to Bandarawela
On day 4 of this popular Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour, you can
visit the Seetha Amman Temple, which is located close to Nuwara Eliya.
Alongside a stream (in which Sitadevi is said to have bathed) a temple is
erected for Lord Rama, Sitadevi, Lukhmana and Hanuman.
Next stop is Divurumpola – about an hour’s drive. This is
where Sitadevi was subjected to a test to prove her chastity. Devotees taking
oaths is a common ritual here.
You will spend the night in Bandarawela to end up 4th day of your Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour.
Day 5 – Bandarawela to Tissamaharama
The next day, after an enjoyable breakfast, you will be
driven to Ella (about 40 minutes’ drive) to visit the Ravana Falls and the
Ravana Falls is a breathtaking sight – 1080 feet high and
cascading into several mini falls. Near these Falls, several caves had formed,
in which King Ravana is believed to have lived. When you enter the Ravana Cave
tunnels, the architectural brilliance of King Ravana can be seen very clearly. These
tunnels were a secret passage and also a means of transport through the hills.
After the visit to the caves, you will be driven directly
to Tissamaharama and on your request, we will arrange a breath-taking wild safari
tour of the Yala National Park.
If you are not interested in going on a safari tour, you
have the luxury of enjoying the evening in a very relaxed atmosphere.
Day 6 – Tissamaharama to Negambo
After breakfast the next morning,
you will be driven to Kataragama to visit the Kataragama shrine – dedicated to
God Skanda (the God of Love and War). In July every year, a 10-day festival
takes place here with a grand procession in which devotees’ exhibit talents
such as hanging from hooks and other similar performances.
Thereafter, you will be driven to
Ussangoda, situated on the Colombo – Kataragama road near Ambalantota –
Nonagama Junction in Hambantota District. Here you will be able to view a burnt
down area of King Ravana’s empire and as well as an airport also believed to be
used by Him.
After the visit here, you will be
driven to Galle, which is a 3-and-a-half-hour drive. In Galle you will
visit Rumasela – which is where parts of
the herbs from the Himalayan hills, brought by Lord Hanuman, are said to have
The next place scheduled for you
to visit is the Seenigama Temple in Hikkaduwa, which is where King of the
Monkeys is said to have begun the onslaught on forces of King Ravana.
The last stop on Day 6 of the
Ramayana trip in Sri Lanka is the Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple in Colombo – the
only temple in the world that has a chariot of Anjaneyar.
At the conclusion of this visit,
you will be driven to your hotel in Negambo, where you will spend the night.
Day 7 – Airport drop
Based on your time of departure, your friendly chauffeur
will drive you back safely to the airport.
We sincerely hope that this Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour is managed
by The Visit Lanka Tours Team, covers all areas that interests you and that you
are fully satisfied and happy with all arrangements made. If you wish to spend
more time in Sri Lanka to discover more places of interest, we can better customize
this tour itinerary for you, depending on your preferences.
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