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Ramayana Trail of Sri Lanka

Ramayana Trail of Sri Lanka

  • COUNTRY
    1
  • Cities
    5
  • Days
    7
  • STARTS FROM Ex-Colombo

    ₹42,449

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Tour Type Customized HolidaysTour Code #SHSL4

Sri Lanka is believed to be 'Ravana's Lanka' from the epic tale of Ramayana! The island country is home to several spiritual sites and religious landmarks that have their origins in the legendary Hindu tale. Follow the Ramayana trail as you journey through Colombo, Sigiriya, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya.

 Sri Lanka Customized Holidays Tour Highlights

Holiday Experiences

  • Manavari Temple
  • Koneswaram Temple
  • Visit Shankari Temple
  • Duniwila where Lord Rama fired Brahmaastharam
  • Temple of the Tooth Kandy
  • Visit a tea factory
  • Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
  • Sita Amman Temple
  • Hakgala Botanical Gardens
  • Ravana Waterfall & Cave
  • Kataragama Temple
  • Anjaneyar Temple in Colombo

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Colombo – Trincomalee

Arrive in Colombo and proceed to Trincomalee. We visit Travel to visit Munishwaram Temple It is believed that Munishwaram predates the Ramayana and a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was located here. Munishwaram means the first temple for Shiva (Munnu + Easwaran). Later visit Manavari Temple the first lingam installed and prayed by Rama and till date this lingam is called as Ramalinga Shivan. Rameshwaram is the only other lingam in world named after Lord Rama. Overnight in Trincomalee.
Dinner
Day 2

Trincomalee

Today after breakfast we 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 an Hindu temple in Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka venerated by Saivites throughout the continent. It is built atop Swami Rock, a rocky promontory cape overlooking Trincomalee, a classical period harbour port town.
Later we also visit Shankari Devi Templ. The famed Shankari Temple is one of the 18 Devi Temples (Ashta Dasha Shakti Peethas). Many have heard the Ashtadasha Shakti Peetha Shloka starting with Lankaayaam Shankari Devi composed by Sri Adi Shankara which means Shankari in Lanka. This Shloka enumerates the list of places of Devi temples which are considered to be part of the 18 Devi Peethas. Overnight in Trincomalee.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 3

Trincomalee - Lakegala- Dunuwila- Kandy

Today after breakfast proceed to Kandy. En route visit the cartels behind the Dunuvila lake are called Laggala which when translated into English gives us the meaning target rock. Laggala served as a sentry point to the King Ravana’s army and it was from this rock the first Glimpse of Lord Rama’s army was sighted and informed to King Ravana. This hill is geographically the highest part of the northern region of King Ravana’s city and on a clear day the north east side that is Thiru Koneshwaran and north west side that is Talai mannar could be seen even today. King Ravana is believed to have done meditation on this rock and prayed Lord shiva at Thiru Koneshwaran from this point.
Also visit Duniwila the place from where Lord Rama fired the brahmaastharam at King Ravana, which eventually killed him. Dhunu means arrow and Vila Means Lake. This place got its name because Lord Rama fired his arrow from this lake. After reaching Kandy visit the Temple of the Tooth and view a cultural dance in evening. Overnight stay in Kandy.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 4

Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Today after breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya, last seat of the Sinhala King. It is a very popular destination for visitors from home and abroad. Visit a tea factory en-route to see how the world's favorite drink is prepared and visit Hanuman temple. 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.
Later visit Sita Amman 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.
Also visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens. 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. He offered to carry her back but she refused saying it would be an insult to Rama’s honor if she did so. Part of this majestic garden still exists. It is also said that Hanuman nearly destroyed it in order to prove to Ravana of the forces against him. Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 5

Nuwara Eliya – Yala

After breakfast visit Ravana Waterfall & Cave en route. It is said that Ravana had kidnapped princess Sita, and had hidden her in the caves behind this waterfall, now simply known as the Ravana Ella Cave. At the time, the cave was surrounded with thick forests in the midst of wilderness. It is also believed that Rama’s queen bathed in a pool that accumulated the water falling from this waterfall. Thereafter proceed to Kataragama Evening visit Kataragama Temple. It is a Hindu and Buddhist temple complex dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragama deviyo. Overnight in Yala
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 6

Yala – Colombo

After breakfast proceed to Colmbp. W visit Anjaneyar Temple in Colombo. 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. We also visit Kelaniya Temple if the time permit.
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. Overnight in Colombo.
Breakfast
Dinner
Day 7

Colombo – Departure

After breakfast it’s time to check out. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight or back home. Holiday Concludes! Let’s stay in touch on Facebook/email and meet again on another memorable Holiday. See you soon!
Breakfast

Tour Information

Inclusions

  • 6 nights accommodation at suggested or similar category hotels
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing by AC vehicle
  • Service of English speaking chauffeur guide
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary (entrance tickets not included)

Exclusions

  • GST 5% on total package price
  • TCS (Tax Collected at Source) 5 % applicable on the total price including GST
  • Airfare & airport taxes. (Internal Airfare wherever applicable)
  • Visa and Insurances charges
  • Any other meals other than those mentioned above
  • Any Entrance fees or Fees for video or camera permit
  • Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Any other sightseeing other than mentioned above
  • Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls, etc
  • Compulsory room supplement per person is applicable during Fairs, Festivals and Events
  • Additional compulsory Gala dinner charges will be applicable during Christmas Eve (24th Dec) and New Year Eve (31st Dec)

Remarks

  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.

Payment policy

SectorBooking Payment SchedulePayment policy
India & WorldPackage Price less than INR 25,000 (Per Person) Full Payment
IndiaPackage Price more than INR 25,000 (per person) INR 25,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to DepartureFull Payment
WorldPackage Price less than INR 50,000 (Per Person)INR 25000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
Package Price more than INR 50,000 (Per Person)INR 50,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to DepartureFull Payment
Last Minute Booking – Booking received 45 days prior to departure
Registration Amount Equal to Package PriceFull Payment

Special Note

  • The above price is valid for travel till 31st Oct 2020
  • Additional surcharges applicable during Christmas, New Year, Fairs and Festivals. Compulsory gala dinner and peak season surcharges applicable for stays on 24th Dec (Xmas) and 31 st Dec (New Year Eve)
  • The vehicle is not at disposal. Additional charges to be paid for extra usage or sightseeing. Kindly note that drivers are not guides
  • It is mandatory to carry personal identification like passport for Air Travel and Hotels for security reason
  • Hotel check 15:00 hrs and checkout would be 10:00hrs. Early check in and late check – out subject to availability and incur additional cost
  • Itinerary is subject to change. If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels are used, as hotel rooms are subject to availability
  • All arrangements made by us are in the capacity of a ground handling agent only. We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature

Cancellation Policy

  • If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated hereunder.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure % of Cancellation on Net Tour Price (per person)
D-0 to 5 100%
D-6 to 15 75%
D-16 to 30 50%
D-31 to 45 40%
D-46 to 60 30%
D-61 to 90 20%
D-91 to 120 15%
D-121 to 900 10%
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