Ramayana War & Aftermath Tour – 6 Days

Start / End : Negombo | Duration : 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Ramayana War & Aftermath Tour – 6 Days

War & Aftermath Tour is a 6 Day Tour covering important sites in Chilaw, Ramboda, Nuwara Eliya , Welimada where King Rama and Lord had met witth their battle and Lord Hanuman went on to rescue Sita Devi

Tour Summary

Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Start / End: Negombo

Available : All year round

Highlights

  • Visit Munneshwaram Kovil and Manaveri Kovils in Chilaw
  • Visit Divrumpola, where Sita devi underwent the ‘Agni’ (fire) test
  • Dunuvila
  • Kelaniya Temple
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Day 1

Waikkal 1

Meet on arrival at airport and transfer to Negombo – Waikkal.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

 

 

Day 2

muneswaram

Breakfast at the hotel. Leave for Munneswaram temple in Chilaw. It is believed that Munneswaram predates the Ramayana.

Lord Rama after his victorious battle left for Ayodhya in one of King Ravana’s Vimanas. He felt he was being followed by a Bramhaasthi dosham as he had killed King Ravana who was a Brahmin. Whilst passing over the area, Rama noticed that the “Brahmaasthi Dosham” was not following him.

He stops the Vimana at this juncture and asks God Shiva for a remedy. God Shiva blessed Lord Rama and advised installing and praying for four lingams, as the only remedy to get rid of the dosham. Munneswaram is open from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (closed from 2 to 5 p.m.).

Proceed to Manaveri. Manavari is the first lingam installed and prayed by Lord Rama and till date this lingam is called as Ramalinga Shivan. Rameshwaram is the only other lingam in the world named after Lord Rama. The Temple is open from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon & from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Proceed to Kurunegala for lunch. Check in at Kandy hotel. Evening Kandy city sightseeing and shopping tour including a visit to the Sacred Temple of the Tooth relic. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhala kings and is a world heritage site. Dinner and overnight at a Kandy Hotel.

 

Day 3

mahiyanganaya

Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Kandy for Mahiyanganaya. Enroute visit Laggala

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 Dunivila, Yalangala .

Dunuwilla is 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.

Yalangala -This is situated in the Mahiyanganaya – Wasgamuwa road.

King Ravana’s body after his death was kept upon this rock Yahangala meaning bedrock. His body was kept here for his countrymen to pay their last respects to their dear departed king. Geographically this rock is visible from miles away on its 3 sides

Dinner and overnight at the Mahiyanganaya/Wasgamuwa hotel.

 

Day 4

divurampola

Breakfast at the hotel. Leave for Nuwara Eliya en route visiting Divurumpola temple, Sita Amman temple and Gayathri Peedam.

Divurumpola means a‘place of oath’. This is the place where Sita devi underwent the “Agni” test. She came unscathed and proved her innocence and purity. Today the temple is revered for the oath taken by Sitadevi and even the legal system permits and accepts the swearing done at this temple while settling disputes between parties.

Dinner and overnight at hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 5

nuwaraeliya-2-thumb

Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Nuwara Eliya for Colombo visiting a tea plantation & factory en-route. Evening visit Kelaniya Buddishist temple.

Dinner and overnight at hotel in Colombo

 

 

Day 6
After breakfast proceed for airport for departure

  • Accommodation sharing twin on Breakfast & Dinner Basis while on tour at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Government tax and service charge
  • International airfare
  • Lunch & Beverages.
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
  • Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.
  • Involves trek of approx., 3 hours (approx 10Km ways) through hilly forest path.
  • Should not be attempted by people with heart and breathing problems
  • Not recomended for children below 12 years

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