Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Destinations : Seeduwa - Chillaw - Dambulla - Sigiriya - Trincomalee - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Ella - Kataragama - Colombo - Kelaniya
Detailed ItineraryDay 01 : Airport - Seeduwa
Arrive by ( ) at ( ). Please clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs. The Green Holiday Centre Representative will page you by your name. Thereafter you will be assisted to the Car park / Coach Park to begin you journey as per the booked itinerary with the English Speaking Guide.
Our local Representative will meet you. Thereafter you will be assisted to the Coach Park to begin your journey as per the itinerary.
Proceed to Seeduwa. ( 9 km / 25 Mins )
Check–in to hotel.
Overnight stay at Seeduwa hotel.Day 02 : Seeduwa - Chilaw - Sigiriya
After breakfast at the hotel Proceed to Chilaw to the Munneswaram Temple. ( 60 Km / 1 hr 40 Min ) After his victorious battle, Lord Rama left for Ayodhya, in one of King Ravana’s vimana (carriages). He felt he was being followed by brahma hasthi dosham as he had killed King Ravana who was a Brahmin. Legend has it that when he came to this place he felt brahma hasthi dosham was not following him and he stopped the vimana and asked God Shiva for a remedy. Lord Shiva blessed Lord Rama and advised him to install four lingams there and pray to get rid of the dosham. Since then many Hindu devotees flock to the Temple.
Having visited the above temple, proceed to Mannavari Temple. Manavari is the first lingam installed and prayed to by Lord Rama and this lingam is also called Ramalinga Shivan.
After that travel to Dambulla. Visits Dambulla Cave temple. ( 130 Km / 3hrs )
Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya hotel. ( 16 KM / 30 Min )Day 03 : Sigiriya - Trincomalee - Sigiriya
After breakfast travel to Trincomalee. ( 100 km / 2 hrs )
Visit ThiruKoneswaram Temple.
Thirukoneswaram is a Hindu temple which is located in the town Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to main deity in Shaivism namely Lord Siva and is one of the five ancient Sivan temples around the island.TheKoneswaram temple is believed to have been a major religious shrine since before the arrival of Prince Vijaya 2500 years ago. Many inscriptions found in the surrounding area speak of Indian Pallava, Chola and even Pandya kings making contributions to the upkeep of the temple indicating an origin in antiquity. Local legend has it that it was renovated by a Tamil Chola king from South India named Kulakottan. This temple is one of the four important Saivite temple connected to the revival of Hinduism in Sri Lanka Visits hot wells.
Come back to Sigiriya. ( 100 km / 2 hrs ) Dinner and overnight stay at sigiriya hotel.Day 04 : Sigiriya - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
Early breakfast and leave to Kandy. ( 90 km/ 2 hr 39 km )
The hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. 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 visit Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
Kandy - the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. 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.
Visit Hanuman Temple. ( 75.6 Km/ 2h 37 min )
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is a 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 feet height statue of Hanuman.
Arrive in Nuwara Eliya. Dinner and overnight stay at Ramboda – Nuwara Eliya Hotel.Day 05 : Nuwara Eliya - Ella - Kataragama
Seetha Amman Temple
The kidnapping of Sita by Ravana (was King of Lanka) - meant that Ravana had to hide Sita in several locations. The Seetha Amman temple was named after the wife, Sitadevi, of Lord Rama. The structure was built on one of the exact sites where the demon king Ravana held Sita as his captive, in the Ashoka Forests of the region. It is believed that the Lordess used the stream by the temple and meditated by the rocks along the stream.
Gayathri Peedam, in Nuwara Eliya. It is believed to be the place from where King Ravana’s son
Meghanath propitiated Lord Shiva with penance and poojas and in turn was granted super natural powers by lord Shiva.
Divrumpola situated in Nuwara Eliya Welimadaroad. Divurmpola means a place where one takes an oath. Sitadevi, after being liberated from King Ravana was subjected to a test to prove here chastity by offering herself to the fire. However she came unscathed and proved her holiness during this ritual at this place.
Afterwards proceed to Ella. ( 55 km / 2 hrs )
Visits Ravana fall and ravana cave temple at Ella ( Visits Ravana cave somewhat hectic. So according to the clients we can do )
Visit Kataragama Temple in the Evening. ( 93 km / 2hrs )
Kataragama temple - In Kataragama, Sri Lanka, is a Hindu and Buddhist temple complex dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragama deviyo. It is one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka that is venerated by the majoritySinhala Buddhists, minority Hindu Tamils, Muslims and the indigenous Veddapeople.It is a collection of modest shrines, of which the one dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragama deviyo is the most important. For most of the past millennia, it was a jungle shrine very difficult to access, but currently is accessible by an all-weather road. Almost all the shrines— and the nearby Kiri Vehera— are managed by Buddhists, apart from shrines dedicated to Tevayani, Shiva (Siva) and the Muslim mosque. Up until the 1940s a majority of the pilgrims were TamilHindus from Sri Lanka and South India, who undertook an arduous pilgrimage on foot. Since then most pilgrims tend to be Sinhala Buddhists, and cult of Kataragama deviyo has become the most popular amongst the Sinhalese people.
Dinner and overnight stay at Katharagama.Day 06 : Kataragama - Kelaniya - Seeduwa
After breakfast leave to Colombo. ( 267 km / 4 hr 41 min )
Visit Kelaniya Temple
Colombo - a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and Independence Square.
Proceed to Seeduwa. ( 27 km / 35 min )
Dinner and overnight stay at Seeduwa hotel.Day 07 : Seeduwa - Airport
Breakfast at Hotel Leave to Airport for departure.
END OF THE RAMAYANAYA TOUR!!