Ramayanaya Tours - 05 Days
Temple of the tooth relic
On arrival you will be met by our representative at the air port and transfer to Kandy. En-route visit Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala and spicy Garden. Optional lunch at Kandy visit Temple Of Tooth Relic.
Temple of the tooth relic: This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists was built in the 16th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. Observe the magnificent Architecture of that period and experience the tranquility of the atmosphere.
Dinner & Over night stay at Kandy
Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple/Sita Amman Temple
After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya visit tea plantation , tea factory , Ramboda water fall and Sri bhakta hanuman temple. Optional lunch at Nuwara Eliya visit Seetha Amman Temple. Evening leisure walk around Gregory Lake.
Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple: In the hills of Ramboda where Hanuman was searching for Sita, the Chinmaya Mission of Sri Lanka built the Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple which is visited by thousands of devotees every year.
Sita Amman Temple: The Sita Amman Temple can be seen en route to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens. The prominent temple architecture will not fail to attract your attention. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on one side of the temple. The temple today is a modern building with its paintings, statues and pillars decorated with sculptures; all depicting the tale of Rama and Sita.
Dinner & Over night stay at Nuwara Eliya
Hakgala Botanical Gardens/ Divurumpola Temple
After breakfast leave for Katharagama, en-route visit Hakkagala Botanical Garden , Divurmpola Temple and Ravana water in Ella. Optional lunch at Katharagama. Visit Kataragama temple in the evening.
Hakgala Botanical Gardens: The Hakgala Botanical Gardens was one of the pleasure gardens of King Ravana. This garden was expanded during the British period and has a wide variety of flowers including an excellent collection of orchids. This is the exotic pleasure garden where King Ravana kept the depressed Sita, insisting that she marries him. It was here where the heartwarming meeting took place between her and Hanuman, who brought her Rama’s ring with the news that Rama was looking for her.
Divurumpola Temple: Still revered by thousands, this holy haven was the place where Sita performed her Agni Pariksha (proving her chastity) to her husband Rama. Continuing the practice for thousands of years, villagers still pledge their fidelity or take oaths there and even in certain courts, this agreement was binding. This place has been respected and worshipped by people down the ages.
Kataragama temple: This is the temple of Lord Karthikeya Subramaniam at Kataragama. Lord Karthikeya was requested to go to the battlefield by Lord Indra on the last day of war. This was done to protect Lord Rama from the wrath of Brahmasthra aimed by King Ravana which other wise would have weakened Lord Rama. The benefit was one of the most powerful weapon brahma asthra aimed at Lord Rama for the second time was rendered useless by the presence of Lord Karthikeya. Three pooja or offerings take place daily. Make sure you have a tray full of fruits, incense and of course little money, to be offered (You will get half the fruits back, which you may partake)
Anjaneyar Temple/Kelaniya Temple
After breakfast leave for Negombo via Colombo, En-route visit Ussangoda Temple. Optional lunch at
Colombo and visit Anjaneyar Temple and Kelaniya Temple.
Anjaneyar Temple: This is the first Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka and also the only Panchamuga (five faced)Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka. Its the only temple in the world to have a chariot for Ajanyear.
Kelaniya Temple: After King Ravana’s death, Vibeeshana was coroneted as King of Lanka by Lakshmana at Kelaniya. There are murals enshrined outside the Buddhist temple depicting the crowning of Vibeeshana. The Kelani River is mentioned in the Valmiki Ramayana and Vibeeshana palace was said to be on the banks of this river.