DAY 01: ARRIVE COLOMBO – ANURADHAPURA – TRINCOMALEE:
Meeting and assistance on arrival at Colombo Airport and straight drive to Trincomalee en-route visit Anuradhapura. En route visit to Munneshwaram Temple & Manavari Temple.
Munneswaram Temple – is an important regional Hindu temple complex in Sri Lanka. Manavari Temple is the first place where Lord Rama installed the Siva Lingam and prayed after the end of the war with King Ravana.
Afterwards proceed to Trincomalee. Check in to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 02: TRINCOMALEE – KANDY:
After breakfast proceed to Koneshwaram Temple for Morning Pooja. Koneswaram temple of Trincomalee – The Temple of the Thousand Pillars and Dakshina-Then Kailasam is a classical-medieval Hindu temple complex in Trincomalee, a Hindu religious pilgrimage centre in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.
Next visit, Kenniya Hot Water Wells – There are 7 hot springs now converted to bathing wells. The temperature of each is slightly different from each other.
Afterwards proceed to Kandy. Optional visit to en-route visit Spice Garden.
Visit a Spice Garden at Matale – explore the luscious Cinnamons, Cardamoms, Pepper plants etc. You can also purchase your requirements of spices.
Proceed to Kandy. Kandy – the hill capital. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815.
Afterwards commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts and crafts Centre, a Gem museum and a lapidary and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
Evening be a witness of the cultural show. Kandyan Dance is a dance form that originated in the area called Kandy. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 03: KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA:
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya en-route visit to Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple in Ramboda. Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple – According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is an area, where the forces of Rama’s gather to fight against King Ravana.
Afterwards proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Next visit tea factories and tea plantation.
Nuwara Eliya – The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations.
Continue proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Check in to the hotel.
Visit Seetha Amman Temple is located approximately one kilometer from Hakgala Botanical Garden. The temple is located in the village called “Seetha Eliya”. This place is believed to be the place where Sitha held captive by the king Ravana in the Lanka of the epic, Ramayana.
Next visit, Divurumpola Temple is the place where Sitadevi underwent test to prove her Chastity. I am pure, O fire, protect me. With these words she jumped into the flames, to the horror of the monkeys who stood on all sides watching the tragic sight. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 04: NUWARA ELIYA – COLOMBO:
After breakfast transfer to Colombo. En-route visit Kelaniya Temple.
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara has become famous because of the beautiful paintings and sculpture by Solias Mendis depicting various events in the history of Sri Lanka.
On completion proceed to Colombo. Later commence a City tour and shopping in Colombo.
Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka.
While on your city tour in Colombo you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square, and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship. For shopping, you may visit Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Noritake, etc. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 05: COLOMBO – BACK HOME:
Breakfast at hotel. On time check out and Departure transfer to Airport.
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