Ramayana Tours in Sri Lanka. The ultimate spiritual travel experience in Asia… We offer you an opportunity to follow the Ramayana trails and visit the most important Ramayana sights in Sri Lanka. These tours are exclusively for religious and spiritual Hindus but also offers an in-depth knowledge of Ramayana heritage in Sri Lanka, for the non-Hindus
In Sri Lanka there are more than 50 sites related to Ramayana, the great Indian epic read and loved by many of the Asians.
These sites related to many important events in the epic Ramayana from the place of Seetha devi’s captivity to the place where Lord Rama slew Ravana, the king of Lankapura.
People living in the areas where these events took place, still remember the connection of their village to the great history of Ramayana. Village court at the area where Seetha devi undertook “Agni Pariksha” is still considered valid if oaths taken at that place. The soil of the battlefields of Ramayana is still remains in red colour surrounded by lighter coloured soil. Exotic Himalayan herbs are found suddenly among the tropical Sri Lankan forests
List of Hotels
|Place||Room Category||Hote Name & Address|
Arrival in Sri Lankan. You will be met by a representative and transferred to Negombo. (Approximately 20 minutes) Negombo a famous fishing village North of Colombo, with a Dutch built Canal running through. The canal itself is a hive of activity with fishermen traveling up and down in their gaily-painted boats. On the shores of the canal you will find many homes and many species of birds including the spectacular Kingfisher. Catamaran trips in the sea and boat trips in the canal can be organized. From November to April, diving facilities are available in this quaint village. The streets on either side of the Hotels are dotted with Souvenir Shops, popular Restaurants etc. Rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast proceed to Muneeshwaram Temple, Chilaw. (Approximately 90 minutes Drive)
Muneswaram Temple, Chilaw.
After his victorious battle, Lord Rama left for Ayodhya, in one of King Ravana”s vimana (carriages).He felt he was being followed by bramhaasthi dosham as he had killed King Ravana who was a Brahmin. Legend has it that when he came to this place he felt bramhaasthi dosham was not following him and he stopped the vimana and asked God Shiva for 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.
Thereafter proceed to Mannavari Temple. (Approximately 20 Minutes Drive)Manavari is the first lingam installed and prayed to by Lord Rama and this lingam is also called Ramalinga Shivan.Thereafter proceed to Kandy, En route visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. (OPTIONAL)
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage- App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as more than 25 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programmed. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river nearby. Over night at Kandy
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya,En route visit the Sri Baktha Hanuman temple, Ramboda. On these hills of Ramboda where Hanuman was searching for Sitadevi, the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka built a temple with Hanuman as the presiding deity. On every full moon day special pooja”s are conducted and witnessed by thousands of devotees. Evening visit the Gayathri Pe(e)dam. 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.Over night at Nuwara Eliya.
After breakfast proceed to Bandarawela,En route visit Seetha Amman Temple, Seetha Eliya.
Seetha Amman Temple, Seetha Eliya. – (Approximately 20 Minutes Drive): The stream that runs from the hill, catered to the needs of Sitadevi during her stay at Ashoka Vatika. She is said to have bathed in this stream. Now there is a temple erected for Lord Rama, Sitadevi, Luxshmana and Hanuman by the side of this stream. It is interesting to note that foot prints akin to Lord Hamunams are found by this river -some small and some large. Thereafter proceed to Divurumpola situated in Nuwara Eliya Welimada road.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. Over night stay at Bandarawela.
After breakfast proceed to Ella to see Ravana Ella & Ravana Cave.(Approximately 40 Minutes Drive)
Ravana Ella Falls - a breathtaking waterfall, 1080 feet high (cascades into several falls) close to the road from Ella to Wellawaya about 6 Km south from Ella. The stream, a tributary of Kirindi Oya plunges with a foaming spray over a series of ledges into the valley close to a bend in the road. The waters rise from Wewatenna highland above the rocks. In general the rocky underground of the waterfalls in Sri Lanka consists of hard gneiss or granite, but here the material is khondalite, a kind of limestone which undergoes decay faster. This has resulted in many caves being formed near the falls. King Ravana of Ramayana legend is said to have lived in one of the caves above the waterfalls.
These tunnels prove beyond doubt the architectural brilliance of King Ravana.These tunnels served as a quick means of transport through the hills and also as a secret passage. These tunnels networked all the important cities, airport and dairy farms. A close look at these tunnels indicates that they are man-made and not natural formations. Thereafter proceed to Kataragama
After breakfast visit to Kataragama Temple to worship. Today Kataragama is a place of worship for Buddhists, Hindus and some Muslims.This is a very popular place of pilgrimage for south Indian Hindus as it is said that God Kataragama came from India, married a Jungle Girl from Sri Lanka and lived here. When his Indian wife came in search of him he refused to go back. The legend has it that all of them lived here happily thereafter.
Thereafter precede Ussanggoda. According to Ramayana, after meeting Sitadevi, Lord Hunuman decided to test the strength of the mighty King Ravana and his army of Rakshasas. During the events that unfolded Lord Hanuman’s tail was set on fire by the rakshasa’s, and Lord Hanuman in turn went on to torch some parts of King Ravana’s empire. Ussanggoda is on the torched areas, which is said to have been an airport used by King Ravana. There after proceed to Colombo, En route visit Rumasela, Galle.
After breakfast commence a tour of Colombo, which includes time to indulge in shopping.Thereafter transfer to the airport for the departure flight with sweet memories.
Below are included in your package *
Below are not included in your package *
Terms and conditions:
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Below are the frequently asked questions for your reference.
Ramayana Tours in Sri Lanka. The ultimate spiritual travel experience in Asia… We offer you an opportunity to follow the Ramayana trails and visit the most important Ramayana sights in Sri Lanka. These tours are exclusively for religious and spiritual Hindus but also offers an in-depth knowledg...
We just need some basic details to book your travel booking.
We give you complete freedom to customize your travel plan as needed.
Our dedicated account manager will always be available to support you from the time of travel till the end of your trip.