Sri Lanka Ramayana Tour Package
Day 01: (Approximately 20 KM 30 Minutes Drive)
“Ayubowan” On arrival at Colombo International Airport your local guide will meet you and greet you and transfer you to your hotel in Negambo. (Approximately 20 KM 30 Minutes Drive)
On arrival check in to your hotel in Negambo Overnight accommodation at Negambo
Day 02: (Approximately 180 KM / 04 Hours 30 Minutes Drive)
After breakfast proceed to Dambulla (Approximately 180 KM / 04 Hours 30 Minutes Drive)
En route visit Munneshwaram – Is a temple complex of three shrines. The 1500-year-old inner sanctum of the main Siva temple has Tamil inscriptions and is an important pilgrimage centre. August is the main festival period.
The temple is believe to pre-date Ramayana and is a dedicated to Lord Siva. It is believed that a Shiva Lingam was already here when lord Rama visited the place. Lord Rama after his victorious battle against King Ravana left for Ayodhya (India) with Sita Devi in ones of King Ravan‘s Vimanas. He believed he was being followed by a demon force, as he was feeling the force having killed King Ravana, who was of Brahmin blood.
When the demon was passing over Munneswaram, Lord Rama felt it vibrating, and realised the “Brahmaasthi Dosham”. He asks God Shiva for a remedy.
God Shiva blessed Lord Rama and advised installing and praying for four lingams at Manavari, Thiru Koneshwaram, Thiru Ketheshwaram and Rameshwaram in India, as the only remedy to get rid of the dosham.
On arrival check in to your hotel in Dambull
Evening visit Dambulla Cave Temple
Dambula Cave Temple an acclaimed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, is renowned for its rock paintings and rock temples and is one of the most key sites for Buddhist pilgrims in Sri Lanka.
Overnight accommodation at Dambulla
Day 03: (Approximately 80 KM / 03 Hours 30 Minutes Drive)
After breakfast proceed to Kandy (Approximately 80 KM / 03 Hours 30 Minutes Drive)
En route visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Built by an obsessed monarch in the 5th century, Sigiriya or Lion Rock is an astonishing feat of engineering and construction. The most striking portion of Sigiriya, a terracotta and grey core of rock set in the cultural heart of Sri Lanka, rises a sheer 200 metres above a forested plain, its flattened summit sloping gently. A series of moats, ramparts and water gardens remnants of an ancient city — spread out on two sides of the rock, with the remains of a pair of giant stone lion‘s paws still guarding the staircase that leads to the summit, once occupied by a royal palace. And you can visit Batik Factory and Mathale Spice garden.
Proceed to Kandy
Visit Temple of tooth relic, the stunning 17th century Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) is believed to house the left upper canine tooth of the Lord Buddha himself. This precious relic attracts white-clad pilgrims, bearing lotus blossoms and frangipanis.
Overnight accommodation at Kandy.
Day 04: (Approximately 80 KM / 03 Hours 30 Minutes Drive)
After breakfast check out of your hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
En route Visit Ramboda waterfalls, which is 109m high and the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. Here we will also visit Hanuman‘s Temple. According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is the area, where the forces of Rama’s gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple today houses for 16 feel height statue of Hanuman.
In Nuwara Eliya, we will visit Sita Eliya which is believed to be the place where Sita Devi was held captive by King Ravana. This is known as the only Sita temple in the world. A new temple was recently built to honor Hanuman and is located opposite the Sita Kovil. There is a rock located nearby which is believed to be where Sita Devi sat and meditated. The Ashoka forest is a clear indication that she came here when she was bought to Lanka.
It is not proper I take you back now.‖Sita was shocked. ―You have broken my heart‖ she said, ―only the uncultured speak like this‖. Have you forgotten the
noble family I come from? Is it my fault Ravana carried me off by force? All the time, my mind, my heart, and soul were fixed on you alone, my lord!‖ is what she said. Ravana Cave & Tunnel Network are tunnels in this area that prove beyond doubt the architectural brilliance of King Ravana. Many an archeologists have examined these caves and tunnels and are convinced that they are man- made and not natural formations. This Buddhist shrine at Kalutara was where once King Ravana’s palace and a tunnel existed. Existing tunnel mouths are situated – Isthripur at Welimada, Ravana cave at Bandarawela, Senapitiya at Halagala, Ramboda, Labookelle, Wariyapola/Matale, and Sitakotuwa/Hasalaka. In addition there are many more tunnels scattered throughout the island. Many still undiscovered and unexplored.Senapitiya at Halagala, Ramboda, Labookelle, Wariyapola/Matale, and Sitakotuwa/Hasalaka. In addition there are many more tunnels scattered throughout the island. Many still undiscovered and unexplored.
Lastly drive to the Hakgala Gardens. This is today the second largest botanical gardens of Sri Lanka and was recorded in the legend of Sri Lanka, Many thousands years ago, a famous king of Ceylon Ravana whose name is remembered in connection with the epic love story with Sita, a beautiful queen of India, made a pleasure gardens in the region where the Hakgala garden spreads today. The king Ravana brought queen Sita, a famous female character descried in eastern here and kept hidden in the area vicinity to the botanic. We will visit the site of the Ashok Vatika while there Depending on you the time available to you we will visit a Tea Factory en route to have a glimpse of the fascinating process that goes into making a simple cup of pure Ceylon tea.
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya sightseeing the city and Lake Area of this picturesque hill town
Overnight accommodation at Nuwara Eliya
Day 05 : (Approximately 160 KM / 04 Hours and Drive)
After the Breakfast proceed to This samaharama
En route Visit Rawana Ella Water Fall,Nine Arches Bridge and in Ella On arrival check in to your hotel in Yala
In Evening attend the ‗Pooja ceremony at Sri Subramaniam Temple, (Kataragama or Murugan).
Overnight accommodation at Thissamaharama
Day 06: (Approximately 270 KM / 06 Hours Drive)
Proceed to Colombo Evening do a sightseeing of Colombo City
Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. (BMICH)- An outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China
And also enjoy a rewarding Colombo Shopping Tour and stop up on some bargain souvenirs to take home.
Overnight accommodation at Colombo
Day 07: (Approximately 40 KM / 01 Hours Drive)
After the breakfast transfer to Colombo International Airport. Airport authorities recommend passengers to check-in at the airport counters 3 hour prior to departure.
Your tour of Sri Lanka end here. Have a nice flight and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Note: Hotel stipulates checkout is before 12:00hrs noon time. 16.30 hrs our guide wills pickup you from the hotel lobby and transfers to the Airport.
…………………END OF RAMAYANA TOUR IN SRI LANKA…………
- 08nights‘ accommodation on BB – As mentioned above (Breakfast)
- Transfers in an excellent Air Conditioned Car accompanied with a fluent English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
- Complementary bottle of water (500ml) per person per day throughout the tour.
- All local and government Taxes for services mentioned.
- Transportation, entrance & other Charges for optional visits & activities.
- All Entrance Ticket charges.
- Tips for Hotel & Guide /Driver.
- Flights to and from Colombo
- Sri Lanka visa fees
- Travel insurance
- All personal expenses such as laundry, drinks not mentioned on itinerary, faxes, telephone calls, Mini bar expenses,etc.
|1||Day 01||Superior||St. Lackland (3 Star)||BB||Negambo|
|2||Day 02||Standard||Kassapa Lion Rock (3 Star)||BB||Dambulla|
|3||Day 03||Standard||Suisse hotel (3 Star)||BB||Kandy|
|Deluxe||Heaven Seven (3 Star)||BB||N/E|
|Standard||Oak Ray wild (4 Star)||BB||Katharagama|
|6||Day 06||Standard||Fairway Hotel (3 Star)||BB||Colombo|
- Lachland – http://www.stlachlanhotelnegombo.com/
- Kassapa Lion–https://www.kassapalionsrock.com/
- Suisse Hotel – http://hotelsuisse.lk/
- Heaven Seven – https://www.heavensevenhotels.com/
- Oak Ray wild – https://www.oakrayhotels.com/wildyala/
- Fairway Hotel – https://www.fairwaycolombo.com/
|Date||Room Type Accommodations||Basis||Locations|
|1||Day 01||Superior||Jetwing Sea (4 Star)||BB||Negambo|
|2||Day 02||Standard||Sigiriyana by Thilanka (4 Star)||BB||Dambulla|
|3||Day 03||Standard||OZO Kandy (5 Star)||BB||Kandy|
|4||Day 04||Deluxe||Araliya Green City (5 Star)||BB||N/E|
|5||Day 05||Standard||Chaarya Resort and Spa (4 Star)||BB||Katharagama|
|6||Day 06||Standard||Marino Beach (5 Star)||BB||Colombo|
- Jetwing Sea – https://www.jetwinghotels.com/jetwingsea/
- Sigiriyana by Thilanka – https://sigirianaresort.com/
- OZO kandy – https://www.ozohotels.com/kandy-srilanka
- Araliya Green city – https://www.araliyagreencity.com/
- Charrya Resort and Spa – http://chaaryaresorts.com/
- Marino Beach – http://www.marinobeach.com/
Entrance Ticket chargers
- Dambulla Rock Cave Temple – per adult USD 10/-
- Sigiriya – per adult USD 15/- (Asian Nationality)
- Temple of tooth- per adult USD 08/- (Asian Nationality)
Please note that entrance ticket chargers are not included with the above rate.
· Hotel Stipulates checkout is before 12.00hrs noon time. Late checkout between 12.00- 18.00 requires half of the room rate. Any checkout after 18.00 will cost one extra night room rate.
- Quotation and itinerary will be change depending on your Flight arrival/ Departure timings
- Hotel availability subject to change and peak season chargers are applicable
- Rate till valid 31st of October 2020.
Changes and Cancellations
1- For any changes made prior to the tour commence, the client will enjoy our free change options. However, if in case there are any extra losses occurred due to the reservation changes, you are required to pay for this difference.
2- The reservation deposit of USD300.00 per person is non-refundable if the client makes cancellation of the tour but it may be applied for your next trip within 18 months. The reservation deposit will not be calculated into the charge of the cancellation percentage.
3 – The cancellation penalty will be a certain percentage of the tour
a. 15 days before the arrival day: we will refund the full cost to you except the tour
b. 14 days to 3 days before the arrival day: the penalty is 20% of the tour price or depending on third party cancellation policy, whichever is greater.
c. Cancellation within 2 days before the arrival day: the penalty is 30% of the tour price or depending on third party cancellation policy, whichever is greater.
4- After the tour begins, any extra charges caused by clients’ changes of either accommodation or transportation will be added to your final dues owed to us and we will collect it directly from you at the time of change. We will communicate all charges and rates of any changes require prior to the change being made.
5- Any unused portion is neither refundable nor exchangeable.
6- If the client cancels the trip, the client must inform us by email or by fax. We calculate your refund on the day when we receive the written cancellation by Sri Lanka time. All refunds to the client will be processed within 20 days of receipt of your cancellation. The service/administrative charge for the refund is USD60.00 per time.
The above private guided tour is tailored for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other participants will be in your group. In other words, others will not join in your tour and you will not take part into any tours of others during our land services unless we join in other third-party excursions. For the whole of your tour you will benefit from a private chauffeur guide we provide unless mentioned to you prior to the tour commencement. You will have flexibility within reason to agree with your guides on your daily departure, sightseeing and even mealtimes.
We have allocated 1 piece (size 40 x 60 x 100cm) luggage space and an average hang luggage bag (size: 20 x 40 x 55cm) space for each adult passenger traveling in the above mentioned tour. If you would require any additional space for the transportation of your personal belongings during the tour please inform us prior to the finalization of your tour. Charges may apply.
Passports and Visas
1- Please make sure that you have got your valid passport and visa 20 days before your entry to Sri For more information on how to apply for a visa to Sri Lanka visit: http://www.immigration.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=151&Itemid=196&lang=en
2- If your tours contain other Asian countries arranged by us, you are requested to check and follow the visa policy of the country you are going to visit at the nearest embassy or
1- Please be sure to check carefully your international and domestic air tickets you purchased so that you are fully aware of the policies of different airline
2- You are asked to visit the Travel Essential on our website before the tour starts. After your confirmation, you are considered to understand and accept our Travel Essential.
3- In the event that we have scheduled a Chauffeur Guide for your tour, please note that he/she will not be able to guide you through key sites such as Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Dambulla Rock Cave, etc and for which a “Site Guide” will be appointed. If your entrance tickets are included by us in our quotation to you, then this service too will be covered in our costing to you. We would appreciate if you can tip your Site Guide according to your satisfaction of his/her
Tipping of Guides and chauffeur guides are mainly based on your satisfaction of the tour and execution of his/her services rendered during the tour. We recommend an average tip of USD 10/- per person per day. This is an average guide ONLY, and you are most welcome to tip higher depending on your satisfaction.
1- The responsibility of our agent, parent company and affiliated companies is strictly limited. As a tour operator, we organize, promote, and sell tour programs consisting of certain travel services, including guide service, surface transportation, air transportation, water transportation, excursions and accommodations that we purchase or reserve from various suppliers. The suppliers providing services for our tour programs are independent contractors and they are not agents or employees of ours.
2- To the extent that we are involved in booking air and/or cruise transportation for you, we act as your agent and not as an agent for the airline and/or cruise companies. However, we shall take the responsibility of providing vehicles with proper insurance facilities through our partner travel agents for land transport services and shall not hold any direct/personal liability of any loss, damage, personal injury or death during such land transportation.
3- We reserve the right to change the trains and flights we have arranged for you in the itinerary, and we make sure to guarantee your tour going smoothly unless the trains or flights are being cancelled or chartered beyond our control.
4- we shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage, injury or death caused or suffered due to theft, robbery accidents, fire that may occur at any hotels, bungalows, rest houses, restaurant, places of attraction, historical sites etc. You shall be responsible for the safety of your own goods and personal items.
5- We will take all benefits and all losses of any fluctuations, lower or higher in airfares, cruise fares, currency devaluation, park fee increases, taxes, or fuel surcharges after we have received the full payment. And we reserve the right to correct promotional or pricing errors or to increase the tour price in the event of cost increases due to changes in airfares, cruise fares, currency devaluation, park fee increases, taxes, or fuel surcharges before we receive your reservation deposit.
6- We reserve the right to take photographic or film records of any of its trips, and to use any such photographic or film records for promotional and/or commercial
7- We are not responsible for acts of terrorism, political unrest, war, and acts of God such as earthquake, landslide etc, delay or cancellation of the flights or cruises or any other force majeure conditions that may occur before or during the specified
8- We are not responsible for any unauthorized extra services that the client requires with the local agent, local guide or the driver temporarily in different cities beyond our confirmed itinerary. In this case, we will not take any responsibility for losses on shopping, extra attractions, destinations etc, but we will try our best to help our clients get out of the difficulties including chasing compensation if any damages or losses occur. Our mission is to provide an exceptional experience to every person who travels with us.
9- We shall not be held responsible for any damage, death and personal injury that may occur during the specified tour and/or while enjoying the organized services arranged by us, in any manner whatsoever .We shall be released of liability from any acts of negligence of the organized tour operator, his servants and agents that may cause such personal injury, damage or death. . It must be understood that we outsource the services organized and as the tour guide we undertake the responsibility to arrange the best available services fitting your requirements and budget.
10- You are advised to have your own travel insurance in the event of an emergency as we will not be offering any insurance
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