6-Day Tour of Seetha Amman Captive Life

Multi-day & Extended Tours, • Hotel pickup is available from most of the centrally located hotels in Colombo, Mount Lavinia and Negombo. • Airport pick up will be arranged based on your flight details. to Drop off to the same location where you were picked up (Centrally located hotels in Colombo, Mount Lavinia and Negombo). If the drop off location is different to the pick up location, there will be a supplementary charge based on the drop off location.

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The Ramayana is one of the most famous legendary stories in the history of Sri Lanka and India. This tour covers the most important Ramayana sites where the Seetha was kept in captivity the battle was happened. Most of these sightseeing activities are never missed in Ramayana tours. If you want to book a better Ramayana tour that covers the best Ramayana sites, this is an ideal choice for you.
DAY 01You will be picked up from your hotel in Selected cities or BIA and driven to Kandy. Spend overnight at a Hotel in Kandy.DAY 02Enjoy a city tour in Kandy including Kandy Temple - one the most venerated Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka and the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is sited.Thereon you will be driven to Nuwara Eliya. En route, visit Bhaktha Hanuman Temple - A temple that has been built as a presiding deity with five meters tall granite statue of Rama's devoted supporter, Hanuman. Visit Ramboda waterfall; a tea plantations and a tea factory on your way to Nuwara Eliya. Spend overnight at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.DAY 03After breakfast, visit Gayathri Peedam - The first and most important temple built for Gayathri Amman (Gayatri being an aspect of Saraswati and the Universal Mother) in Sri Lanka. Thereon, you will be taken to visit Diurumpola Temple - where Seetha Devi underwent "Agni Pariksha" (test), to prove her chastity. Proceed to Seetha Eliya and visit Seetha Amman temple - A unique temple which believed to be the place where Seeta lived most of the time of her captivity according to the historical Legend of Ramayana. This place also has footmarks of monkey god Hanuman. Afterwards, visit Ashok Vatika. According to the historical Legend of Ramayana, Seeta was kept in this garden as she refused to stay in Ravana's magnificent palace. Some of the findings here include a rock on which Seeta used to sit and meditate.Spend overnight at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.DAY 04After breakfast, you will be moved to Ella where you can visit Rawana water falls and Rawana Cave. It is told that King Ravana, kidnapped princess Sita and kept her hidden in a cave located behind the waterfall. Rawana Cave is believed to be one of several places where Rawana hid lovely Indian Princess Seeta after abducting her. On completion of this visit, you will be driven to Kataragama. Kataragama Temple - dedicated to God Kataragama, who has a link to the Ramayana legend. Lord Indra has been given orders to God Skandha to join the battle at the last day of the war to protect Lord Rama from the powerful wrath of king Ravana. Spend overnight at a Hotel in Kataragama. DAY 05After breakfast, you will be driven to Ussangoda. According to the Ramayana Legend, Ussangoda is the place where King Rawana’s airport was constructed and his big peacock shaped air craft landed. Continue your drive to Rumassala. The legendary chronicle ‘Ramayana’ proclaims that ‘Rumassala’ is a chunk of Himalayan Mountains in India that was brought by Hanuman to find medicine for Lakshman when he was injured in the battle with Ravana.Spend overnight at a Hotel in Galle.DAY 06After breakfast, you will be driven to Colombo or Airport for your flight back home!

What’s included

  • 5 nights’ accommodation on bed and breakfast at 3 star hotels
  • Pickup and drop-off at the airport or local hotels
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide for the entire tour
  • Mineral water during sightseeing tours and overland trips
  • All current taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Any others expenses not mentioned in Inclusions section
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