10 Days / 9 Nights
Duration
Panchamuga Anjaneyar – Ussanggoda – Kataragama – Nuwara Eliya – Kandy – Laggala – Weragantota – Koneshwaram – Munneswaram – Negombo
Location
4 / 5
luxury level
Jan – Dec
Tour Availability

Lankapura Ramayana Heritage (10 Days/ 9 Nights)

Lanka, or Sri Lanka was home to the ancient ruler called Ravan the Great. Hindu pilgrims are eager to visit places in Sri Lanka associated with this powerful ruler who once ruled the entire region, as well as to discover the sites of the Hindu Epic Ramayanaya. This tour is especially designed to take you to key locations where Great Ravan once lived and to the battle places of the Ramayanaya from India.

You will visit locations from Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple to Munneswaran Temple with its impeccable history. If you are keen to see where it all happened in  the Hindu Epic Ramayanaya, this is the tour to see it all.

 

Selecting single rooms:

Single room supplement is 340.00 Euros per person on top of the standard price.

Standard prices per person is calculated based on shared rooms for your selected group size. You can select single rooms to stay for supplementary price of 340.00 Euros per person for the tour for all group sizes.

Please visit Custom-made tours if there are travelers under 12 years old  https://www.srilankanbeach.com/custom-made

Is this tour for me?

Travel style: luxury

You will have a private vehicle with a specialist chauffeur/ driver just for your group. In most cases this is a saloon car or a luxury mini van. If you want to take the scenic train ride in the mountains, this will also be especially reserved for you.

Service level and accommodation: luxury

Comfortable star-class accommodations are provided. Standard are double rooms to share between two people. We only house you in hotels with 3-5 star category with the highest trip-advisor and booking.com reviews.

Comfort rating: 3-4 stars

A tour that allows you to stay in highly reviewed hotels ranked in the top tier in customer service and quality. The tour is organised by putting together different highly regarded tour service providers to make your travel a pleasurable memory. You can always request our flagship hotels for more luxury and comfort.

Trip type: small private group

Small private group experience, max 16 people. When you book a tour for 2/ 4/ 6/ 12 people, you will be sharing your tour with that group only. You will not be part of a mega group rushing from one place to another.

Age requirement: 12+

Some walking and climbing steps, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

Price includes :

  • We cover all costs included in your itinerary description inside Sri Lanka (no air fare)
  • Best reviewed and ranked boutique luxury hotels
  • Accommodation in shared double rooms on bed and breakfast basis in specified luxury hotels (can be upgraded on request)
  • Private luxury van, mini bus or car with an experienced driver and/ or guide with special tourist insurance
  • All government charges and taxes
  • Meals on bed and breakfast basis (can be upgraded on request)
  • Safaris with specialist jeeps and wildlife expert drivers; meals included during safaris
  • Free complementary excursions and herbal treatments, massages and lunches
  • Extras on the way such as traditional delicacies and handcraft souvenirs
  • Water and snacks on the way

Price excludes :

  • Medical/ travel insurance
  • Optional tours and activities that are not part of the
    complimentary offers that come with your package
  • Special permits including camera and video permits to
    designated sights
  • Tips and other expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees to national monuments,
    wildlife parks and other attractions that are not
    covered in your offer (can be upgraded on customer request)
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Day 1: Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple – Rumasala – Ussanggoda – Kataragama Click here to readmore

  • Welcome at the airport by our representative and your guide, who will take you around the country for the coming ten days
  • Visit the Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple, dedicated to Lod Anjaneyar (Hanuman), the only temple in the world having a chariot for Anjaneyar. The Chariot festival is held annually in the end of December/beginning of January.
  • Stop at the Rumasela Mountain in Galle. It is one of the five places to which parts of the Himalaya fell when Hanuman brought the mountain to Sri Lanka
  • Enjoy seeing the Seenigama temple in Hikkaduwa, a beautiful beach town on the West coast
  • Visit Ussanggoda, one of the torched areas, that is said to have been an airport used by King Ravana
  • In the evening visit Kataragama shrine, dedicated to God Skanda (Murugan), the God of Love and War.

Accommodation: Mandara Rosen hotel or similar in Kataragama
Transport: 330 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 2: Kataragama-Ella – Divurumpola – Sita Amman Temple Nuwara eliya Click here to readmore

  • Visit the Ramayana sites around Ella and Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka’s stunning Hill Country, located next to boasting waterfalls, in cave tunnels and on mountaintops
  • Visit the Sita Amman temple with a very prominent architecture and located beautifully next to the Hagkala Botanical Garden.

Accommodation: Silver Falls Hotel or similar in Nuwara Eliya
Transport: 175 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 3: Nuwara eliya-Hakgala Botanical Garden – Ramboda waterfall – Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple – Tea plantations and factory-Kandy Click here to readmore

  • Explore the beautiful Hakgala Botanical Garden, an exotic pleasure garden where King Ravana kept the depressed Sita, insisting that she marries him. The rock of Hakgala (Jaw Rock) rises above the gardens, that is home to hundreds types of flowers, ferns, trees and other plants endemic to Sri Lanka
  • Visit the Hanuman temple and the breathtaking Ramboda waterfall on the way from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy.
  • Stop at a tea factory to taste the world famous Ceylon tea and learn how it is produced.

Accommodation: Earl’s Regent Hotel or similar in Kandy
Transport: 104km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 4: Kandy-Dunuwala – Laggala – Yahangla – Weragantota Click here to readmore

  • Learn all about the major Ramayana sites around Kandy, e.g. Dunawala, where King Ravana died and Laggala, where he prayed to Lord Shankara.
  • Visit the capital of King Ravana, Weragantota – the first place where Sita landed in Sri Lanka.

Accommodation: Earl’s Regent hotel or similar in Kandy
Transport: 275 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 5: Kandy-Gurulupotha – Sita Kotuwa – Enjoy Kandy city Click here to readmore

  • Start the day visiting Gurulupotha, which was once home to a flying chariot repair center according to the legends.
  • Next visit the Sita Kotuwa, the jungles in which once stood the city of Lankapura. The city had a beautiful palace for Queen Mandothari, surrounded by waterfalls, streams and many varieties of flora and fauna.

Accommodation: Earl’s Regent hotel or similar in Kandy
Transport: 150km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 06-07-08: Kandy- Kanniya hot springs – Koneshwaram Hindu Temple – leisure at Nilaveli & Trinco Beach Click here to readmore

  • Leave for Trincomalee, a natural harbour at the East coast of Sri Lanka with clear and inviting aquamarine waters and beautiful white beaches
  • Visit the important Koneshwaram Hindu temple
  • Bathe in the famous hot springs in Kanniya to relax at the end of the day

Accommodation: Pigeon Island Hotel or similar in Trincomalee
Transport: 290 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 09: Munneswaram Temple – Manavari Temple Click here to readmore

  • Visit the Munishwaram temple in Chilaw. It is believed that Munishwaram predates the King Ramayana and a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was located here.
  • Visit the Manawari temple, around 5 km from Munishwaram near the banks of the Deduru Oya.

Accommodation: Paradise Beach Hotel or similar in Negombo
Transport: 300 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 10: Negombo – Airport Click here to readmore

  • Spend the day at leisure relaxing at the hotel or at the beach Negombo. Stroll along the Dutch canal, visit the fish market and buy some souvenirs for your loved ones in the city of Negombo
  • Now that you are at the end of your journey with us, your guide will comfortably take you to the international airport in time for your departure flight.

Transport: 20 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

Notes to all travelers

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All rates are subject to change in case of sudden government charges on fuel and transport, hotel rates, entrance fees and taxes.

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Above rates are calculated at the latest available conversion rate. You will be informed about any major differences and the final tour price may be reduced or increased.

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Our cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period.

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We keep our costs to absolute minimum by picking nonrefundable reservations. Therefore, all tour reservations are subject to a 100% non-cancellation policy. However we may help you to change the dates or change the tour program depending on costs and availability.

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All reservations are subject to availability at time of booking.
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Reservation confirmation shall be subject to availability after your consent to confirm the room /round tour package.

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The official check-in time at all hotels is 14:00. The official check-out time at all hotels is 11:00.

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Alcohol will not be served by any hotel on Poya Days (full moon) and other days prohibited by the government. Guests are advised to abide by the law at all times.
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Optional excursions and additional services outside our large number of complimentary options can be provided at additional charge.
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Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk.
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Safari vehicles have very basic insurance cover (not as comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours).
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