2. 6-Day Tour of Seetha Amman Captive Life
Day 01 You will be picked up from your hotel in selected cities or BIA and driven to Kandy. Spend overnight at a Hotel in Kandy on Bed & Breakfast Basis Day 02 Breakfast at Hotel Enjoy 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 on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Day 03 After 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 on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Day 04 After 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 on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Day 05 After 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 on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Day 06 After breakfast, you will be driven to Colombo or Airport for your flight back home!