Sri Lanka is the land where many of the developments and the climax of the legend of the Ramayana took place – the land of Ravana, where he abducted and brought Sita Devi the wife of Sri Rama, the place where she was held, the palace of Ravana, the various battlefields and the various places where Sri Rama is reputed to have prayed and installed temples…
Come walk the path of the legend… Walk the trails that Sri Rama is supposed to have walked… Live the Ramayana… Come Beyonder with us to a Lanka of legend and myth… Come… Let’s walk the Ramayana Trail together…
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On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to Trincomalee. On the way, visit Munneswaram & Manavari Temples. Munneswaram temple is one of the five ancient temples dedicated to Shiva in this region. Manavari temple is the first place where Lord Rama installed the Shiva lingam and prayed after the end of the war with King Ravana. Overnight stay in Trincomalee.
Trincomalee – Dambulla
Take a city tour of Trincomalee located in the east coast of the Island. Visit the Koneswaram temple built during the reign of the early Cholas and the five Dravidians of the early Pandyan kingdom atop Konesar Malai.
Then head to Dambulla for the Cave Temple. This UNESCO heritage site dates back to the First Century BC. The caves of Dambulla sheltered the King Walagamba during the 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. Overnight stay in Dambulla.
Dambulla – Sigiriya – Kandy
Climb the 5th Century UNESCO world heritage site Sigriya – also called as “Fortress in the Sky”. This is said to have been the rock on which King Ravana’s palace stood. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. On completion proceed to Kandy and take a city tour including the UNESCO world heritage site – ‘Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic’. Overnight stay in Kandy.
Kandy – Ramboda – Nuwara Eliya
Visit Ramboda, said to be the place where Sri Rama gathered forces to fight King Ravana. The Sri Bhaktha Hanuman temple stands at this place. The Seetha Amman temple located in “Seetha Eliya” is believed to be the place where Sita Devi was held captive by King Ravana. The Divurumpola temple is the place where Sita Devi underwent a test to prove her chastity. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya – Kelaniya – Colombo
Take a short city tour in Nuwara Eliya, many buildings retain features of the British colonial period. Proceed to Colombo, visit Kelaniya temple which has a special shrine dedicated to Vibhishana –King Ravana’s brother who allied with Lord Rama to rescue Sita Devi. Visit the Anjaneya temple in Dehiwala. It is the only temple in the world to have a chariot for Lord Hanuman. Overnight stay in Colombo.
Take the city tour of Colombo. The city has a blend of the modern city and the colonial buildings built by the British. Visit Pettah bazaar where one can shop for bargains, the Colombo museum, new parliament and shopping complexes such as Odel, House of Fashion etc. Overnight stay in Colombo
Relax for the day till it’s time to proceed to the airport for your departure flight.