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SCENIC SHRILANKA

  • Code: LHS021
  • ₹ 69900

Tour Description

Sri Lanka, often referred to as the "Land of Ramayana," is steeped in the rich mythology and legends of the epic Indian poem, the Ramayana. The island nation boasts a plethora of sites and landmarks associated with this ancient tale, making it a pilgrimage destination for devotees and a cultural treasure trove for enthusiasts of history and mythology alike. This essay delves into the significance of Ramayana tourism in Sri Lanka, exploring the key sites, their mythological connections, and the cultural impact they have on visitors.

Ramayana tourism in Sri Lanka not only attracts devout pilgrims but also serves as a bridge between cultures. Visitors from around the world are drawn to these sites to immerse themselves in the mythological narratives and historical significance they embody. Moreover, the tourism industry surrounding these sites has contributed to local economies, fostering cultural exchange and preservation efforts.      

Additional Info

Location

Min Age

Max People

6+

40

Tour Description

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Day 1: Arrival at Colombo transfer to Anuradhapura

Arrive at Colombo Airport. Explore Munneswaram Kovil Temple, where myths from the Ramayana intertwine with its history. Visit Manavari Temple, the site where Lord Rama installed the first Siva Lingam after defeating King Ravana. Transfer to Anuradhapura. Check in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Anuradhapura.

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Day 2: Anuradhapura -Trincomlee-Explore Trincomlee

After breakfast proceed to Trincomalee. Upon arrival check in the hotel. Then visit Shankari Devi Temple The famed Shankari Temple, in Sri Lanka, is one of the 18 Devi Temples (Ashta Dasha Shakti Peethas). Visit Koneswaram temple of Trincomalee (also historically known as the Thirukonamamalai Konesar Kovil, the Temple of the Thousand Pillars and Thiru-Konamamalai Maccakeswaram Kovil) is a Hindu temple in Trincomalee. BAck to the hotel, have dinner and overnight Stay at Trincomalee.

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Day 3: Transfer to Kandy -Dambulla Cave- Explore Kandy

After breakfast check out the hotel and proceed to Kandy via Sigiriya Rock (Photo stop). iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Climb the ancient rock fortress and marvel at the breathtaking views from the top. Explore the ancient ruins, including the famous frescoes, water gardens, and the remnants of King Kasyapa's palace. Pidurangala Rock, which offers panoramic views of Sigiriya Rock and the surrounding countryside. The hike is relatively easy compared to Sigiriya and provides excellent photo opportunities. Explore the five cave temples adorned with intricate Buddhist murals and over 150 Buddha statues, dating back to the 1st century BC. Have dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.

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Day 4: Kandy- Ramboda- Nuwara eliya

After breakfast, Check out the hotel in Kandy and proceed to Nuwara Eliya.On the way viist Hanuman Temple in Ramboda, where Hanuman searched for Sitadevi. The temple, called Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, houses a 16-foot image of Lord Hanuman. Then, proceed to the Seetha Amman Temple, located by a stream where Sitadevi is said to have bathed. Nuwara Eliya, known as the city of light, is a picturesque town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, famous for its tea plantations and temperate climate. Visit Gregory Lake, the golf course, and enjoy horse riding. Later back to the hotel have dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

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Day 5: Nuwara Eliya- Ravana Falls - Katargama

After breakfast check out the hotel and Explore Katharagama via Rawana Waterfalls, Rawana Cave, and Divrumpola, where Sitadevi underwent the Agni test. Visit the Katargama shrine dedicated to God Skanda, believed to have been established by King Dutugemunu in the 2nd Century B.C. Kataragama is revered by Buddhists, Hindus, and some Muslims, particularly South Indian Hindus, who believe in the legend of Katargama marrying a Jungle Girl from Sri Lanka. There are separate shrines for his Indian and Sri Lankan wives. Later back to the hotel have dinner and an Overnight stay in Katargama.

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Day 6: Katargama - Benota

After breakfast check out the hotel and proceed to Bentota. Bentota- located in the southern coastal belt of SriLanka. Bentota is known for its stretches of indigo sea and golden sands. The village of Bentota remains to be peaceful, making it the perfect, beach sanctuary to escape into. Staying true to its location the village is renowned for water sports that exploit the lagoon, river and sea. Evening Boat ride in Bentota Lagoon. Have your dinner and an Overnight stay at Bentota /Kalutara.

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Day 7: Benota- Colombo departure

After Breakfast, check out the hotel in Bentota and Proceed to Colombo before dropping off at the airport. Colombo, the trade capital of Sri Lanka, has undergone rapid changes. While some parts of the city retain their old charm, such as the 100-year-old clock tower and colonial buildings, others showcase modern developments like the Independence Square and Pettah Bazaar. Enjoy lunch and transfer to the Colombo airport for the return journey.

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Excludes

• All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and beverages • It does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned •Camera charges, suggested or unspecified activities. •Other entertainment activities •Entry tickets

Includes

• Flight facility • Pick up and drop • Breakfast and dinner • 3*/4* hotel accommodation •Sightseeing • Travel assistance •Travel insurance

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