Ramayana Tour in Sri Lanka: A Mythological Journey

Ramayana Tour in Sri Lanka: A Mythological Journey
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Ramayana Tour in Sri Lanka: A Mythological Journey


Embark on an enchanting journey through Sri Lanka, tracing the footsteps of Lord Rama, Sita, and Hanuman as described in the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana. This meticulously crafted tour takes you to the legendary sites associated with their epic saga, blending mythology, history, and natural beauty into an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary Highlights

Day 1: Arrival in Colombo
  • Kelaniya Temple: Visit this revered site where Vibishana was coronated by Lord Rama.
  • Colombo City Tour: Explore Colombo’s vibrant culture and heritage.
Day 2: Chilaw and Anuradhapura
  • Munneswaram Temple: Discover where Lord Rama prayed to Lord Shiva post his victory.
  • Manavari Temple: Witness the first lingam installed by Lord Rama.
  • Ancient Anuradhapura: Explore the ancient city, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Day 3: Trincomalee
  • Koneswaram Temple: Visit the historic temple linked to King Ravana’s worship.
  • Trincomalee: Enjoy the pristine beaches and natural harbor.
Day 4: Kandy
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic: Although not Ramayana-related, this site is culturally significant.
  • Cultural Show: Experience traditional Kandyan dance and music.
Day 5: Nuwara Eliya
  • Seetha Amman Temple: Explore the site believed to be Sita’s place of captivity.
  • Ashok Vatika: Visit the legendary garden where Sita was held.
  • Hakgala Botanical Garden: Linked to Ashok Vatika in Ramayana.
Day 6: Ella
  • Divurumpola: The site of Sita’s Agni Pariksha (fire ordeal).
  • Ravana Ella Cave: Discover the cave where Ravana hid Sita.
  • Ravana Falls: Enjoy the scenic waterfall linked to Ravana.
Day 7: Kataragama
  • Kataragama Temple: A significant multi-religious temple linked to Lord Skanda.
  • Spiritual Experience: Participate in the temple rituals and offerings.
Day 8: Galle
  • Rumassala: Explore the site believed to be part of the Himalayas dropped by Hanuman.
  • Galle Fort: Wander through the historic Dutch fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Day 9: Colombo
  • Shopping and Leisure: Spend the day shopping or relaxing in Colombo.
  • Farewell Dinner: Enjoy a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 10: Departure
  • Transfer to Airport: Conclude your journey with a transfer to the airport for your departure.

Tour Features

  • Expert Guides: Knowledgeable guides provide in-depth insights into the Ramayana’s significance at each site.
  • Comfortable Transportation: Travel in comfort with reliable transportation throughout the tour.
  • Cultural Immersion: Engage in local traditions, rituals, and cuisine, enhancing your cultural experience.
  • Scenic Beauty: Experience the diverse landscapes of Sri Lanka, from lush mountains to pristine beaches.

Join us on this magical Ramayana Tour and immerse yourself in the timeless tales of devotion, heroism, and divine intervention. Explore the legendary sites, uncover ancient secrets, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Ramayana Tour in Sri Lanka: A Mythological Journey

Ramayana Tour in Sri Lanka: A Mythological Journey


Day 1: Arrival in Colombo

  • Arrival: Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo.
  • Check-in: Transfer to your hotel and relax.
  • Sightseeing in Colombo: Visit sites like the Kelaniya Temple, believed to be a place where Vibishana was coronated.

Day 2: Colombo to Chilaw and Anuradhapura

  • Munneswaram Temple, Chilaw: This is where Lord Rama prayed to Lord Shiva after his victory over Ravana.
  • Manavari Temple: Another important temple where Lord Rama installed a Shiva Lingam.
  • Travel to Anuradhapura: Transfer to Anuradhapura, an ancient city and UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Overnight in Anuradhapura.

Day 3: Anuradhapura to Trincomalee

  • Koneswaram Temple: Visit this historic temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, believed to be a place where King Ravana worshipped.
  • Sightseeing in Trincomalee: Explore the beautiful beaches and the natural harbor.
  • Overnight in Trincomalee.

Day 4: Trincomalee to Kandy

  • Travel to Kandy: A scenic drive through the Sri Lankan countryside.
  • Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic): Although not directly related to the Ramayana, this is a significant cultural site.
  • Overnight in Kandy.

Day 5: Kandy to Nuwara Eliya

  • Seetha Amman Temple, Nuwara Eliya: This temple is believed to be the place where Sita was held captive by Ravana.
  • Ashok Vatika: Nearby is the area known as Ashok Vatika, where Sita was kept.
  • Hakgala Botanical Garden: Associated with the garden of Ashok Vatika.
  • Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 6: Nuwara Eliya to Ella

  • Divurumpola: The place where Sita underwent the Agni Pariksha (fire ordeal).
  • Ravana Ella Cave: Explore the cave where Ravana is said to have hidden Sita.
  • Ravana Falls: A stunning waterfall linked to Ravana.
  • Overnight in Ella.

Day 7: Ella to Kataragama

  • Travel to Kataragama: Another place of worship and significance in the Ramayana.
  • Kataragama Temple: A multi-religious temple complex, believed to be associated with Lord Skanda, a deity worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists.
  • Overnight in Kataragama.

Day 8: Kataragama to Galle

  • Travel to Galle: A city with a rich colonial history.
  • Rumassala: Visit Rumassala, believed to be a piece of the Himalayas dropped by Hanuman.
  • Galle Fort: Explore the historic fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Overnight in Galle.

Day 9: Galle to Colombo

  • Travel back to Colombo: Enjoy the scenic coastal drive.
  • Shopping and Leisure: Spend the day shopping or at leisure in Colombo.
  • Overnight in Colombo.

Day 10: Departure

  • Departure: Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Additional Tips

  • Guides: Hire knowledgeable local guides who can provide in-depth information about each site's significance in the Ramayana.
  • Transportation: Arrange for comfortable transportation, considering the varying terrains.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Be respectful of the religious and cultural significance of the sites.

This itinerary offers a comprehensive journey through Sri Lanka's key Ramayana sites, blending mythology, history, and natural beauty.


  • Round-trip transportation from Colombo in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Bottled water and light refreshments.
  • Lunch.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities.
  • Entrance fees to all sites.
  • To ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable honeymoon in Sri Lanka, here’s a comprehensive packing list along with some important dress code guidelines for temple visits:

    Packing List:

    1. Clothing:
      • Lightweight and breathable clothing for the warm climate.
      • Evening wear: A few dressy outfits for dinners and special occasions.
      • Swimwear for pools and beaches.
      • Comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing and hikes.
      • Sandals or flip-flops for casual outings.
      • Light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings, especially in the hill country.
      • Hat and sunglasses to protect against the sun.
    2. Accessories:
      • Sunscreen with high SPF.
      • Insect repellent to guard against mosquitoes.
      • Reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.
      • Travel-sized toiletries and personal hygiene items.
      • Medications and a basic first aid kit.
      • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories.
      • Power adapter for Sri Lankan outlets (Type G).
    3. Miscellaneous:
      • Travel documents: Passports, visas, travel insurance, and itinerary.
      • Copies of important documents (stored separately from originals).
      • Cash and credit cards (inform your bank of international travel plans).
      • Daypack or small backpack for daily excursions.

    Dress Code for Temple Visits:

    When visiting temples in Sri Lanka, it's important to dress respectfully. Here's what you need to know:

    • Modest Clothing: Wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Avoid sleeveless tops, shorts, and short skirts.
    • Remove Footwear: You will need to remove your shoes before entering temple premises. Consider bringing socks if you are uncomfortable walking barefoot.
    • Shawl or Scarf: Carry a shawl or scarf to cover your shoulders if you're wearing a sleeveless top or dress. This can also double as a cover-up for other situations requiring modest dress.
    • Avoid Hats and Sunglasses: Remove hats and sunglasses before entering temple buildings as a sign of respect.
    • Minimal Accessories: Keep accessories minimal and avoid flashy jewelry.

    By following these guidelines and packing thoughtfully, you'll be well-prepared to enjoy a seamless and enriching honeymoon experience in Sri Lanka.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Colombo to Galle Day Trip

The Ramayana Tour is a guided journey through Sri Lanka, visiting significant sites associated with the ancient Indian epic, the Ramayana. The tour includes temples, caves, and landscapes mentioned in the legend, providing a blend of mythology, history, and natural beauty.

The standard tour lasts for 10 days, including arrival and departure days.

Yes, the tour is designed for all age groups. However, some sites may involve walking or climbing, so a moderate level of fitness is recommended.

You can book the tour through our website or by contacting our customer service team. Early booking is recommended to secure your preferred dates.

The local currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). It’s advisable to carry some cash for small purchases and tips. Major cities and tourist areas accept credit cards at hotels, restaurants, and shops. ATMs are available in urban areas, but it’s wise to inform your bank of your travel plans to avoid any issues with card transactions.

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