Ramayana Trails


7 days

Take the epic journey through time as the Ramayana trail unfolds the renowned tale of Rama, Sita and Ravana. Evidence of the mythological tale are scattered in various parts of the island. Some still carry on the original name relating to the events of the story. Sri Lanka houses over 50 Ramayana sites, which was once Lankapura, the abode of the demon King Ravana. Sitas captive hiding places, Ravana’s caves and airstrips, Himalayan herb mountain dropped by Hanuman, temples erected by Rama and battle sites of Rama and Ravana are some of the trails found in Sri Lanka. Listed below are some of the popular Ramayana sites in Sri Lanka. Contact us for more details regarding itinerary and other Ramayana sites.

Package Included

  • 7 nights deluxe accommodation
  • Meals as specified, including breakfast and dinner
  • A tailor-made holiday designed to suit your length of stay, budget and all your personal needs optimized for travel time between cities
  • Mountain bikes & managing the entire cycling route.
  • Well experienced cycling guide(s), his fees, meals and accommodation for the entire tour
  • Backup vehicle for bikes with some spare bikes
  • Accommodation at hotels that have been personally inspected by our quality assurance team on B&B basis or as requested
  • You will be provided with the services of a luxury vehicle with the services of an English speaking licensed chauffer guide throughout your tour
  • Visits to some of the best attractions in the country
  • Travel advice from an experienced professional
  • A guaranteed best price with financial protection for your payment

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Tour Plan

Location: Sita Eliya-Nuwara Eliya

Ashoka Vatika( also known as Sita Eliya)  is located in the misty hills of Nuwara Eliya. This is where Sita was held captive after Ravana abducted her from India. She refused to stay in Ravana’s palace as it would be an insult to her beloved husband Rama, and resorted to living in the forest under an Ashoka tree. Many events took place at this site; Ravana’s wife Mandodari visited Sita, Sita met Hanuman for the first time as he identified himself with Rama’s ring and Sita stayed here until the end of the battle between Rama and Ravana.

Embekka Temple, Temple of the Tooth Relic, Traditional Dance Performance.

After breakfast you will first visit the Embekke Temple in Kandy. This unique temple built by King Wickremabahu III has the most attractive wooden structures in Kandy. Hundred & twenty eights magnificently carved wooden pillars stand in splendor with carvings of swans, lions, bulls and elephants. There are also attractive motifs such as leaves, flowers, soldiers, dancing maidens and mermaids. Sixteen wooden pillars adorn the entrance of the temple. It is a popular destination in Kandy because of its exquisite architecture.

In the evening you will visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic in time for the evening pooja. The “Glorious Tooth Palace” performs daily rituals and respectful clothing is encouraged. If you happen to visit during July/August you may witness the renowned “Esala Perahera”.

Location: Thawalamtenne - Ramboda

It is believed that Lord Hanuman was searching for Sitadevi from these hills of Ramboda.

Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka built a temple with Lord Hanuman as the presiding deity on this hill. On every full moon day special poojas are conducted and thousands of devotees partake in the rituals. There is a 16 foot high granite statue of Lord Hanuman in this temple.

Location: Colombo

This is the first Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka and also the only Panchamuga (five faced) Anjaneyar Temple in Sri Lanka. It's the only temple in the world to have a chariot for Anjaneyar. The chariot festival is held annually end Dec/ beginning of January. Hanuman's mother is Anjan. Hanuman is known as Anjan + Aiyar = Anjaneyar in South India (Hanuman in North India).

Location: Chilaw

After a victorious battle and killing Ravana, Lord Rama left for Ayodhya in one of King Ravanas vimanas. Since King Ravana was a Brahmin, he felt he was being followed by Brahmahasti Doshama. He stopped at this point as he didn’t feel he was being followed and prayed to Lord Shiva for help.

Lord Shiva blessed Rama and advised him to install four lingams at Manavari, Thiru Koneshwaram, Thiru Ketheshwaram and Rameshwaram in India and pray, as the only remedy to get rid of the Brahmahasthi Doshama. (In Tamil Mun-means long time ago and Eeswaram - Siva temple)

The first lingam installed by Rama after the battle against Ravana is 5km from here in Manavari. This and the lingam in Rameshwaram are the only ones in the world named after Lord Rama.

Location: Trincomalee

Lord Shiva instructed the sage Agastheya to build this temple as a reward for King Ravanas devotion. Lord Rama prayed here to get rid of the Brhamahasti Doshama.  Thirukoneswaram Temple  is also known as the temple of a thousand pillars.

Location : Mannar

Lord Shiva instructed the sage Agastheya to build this temple as a reward for King Ravanas devotion. Lord Rama prayed here to get rid of the Brhamahasti Doshama.  Thirukoneswaram Temple  is also known as the temple of a thousand pillars.

Location: Ella- Wallawaya Road

By the roadside along Ella- Wellaweya is a breathtaking waterfall known as Ravana Ella.  Cascading in layers the fall is 1080 feet high.  Just 6km south from Ella, it is a tributary of Kirindi Oya. King Ravana is believed to have lived in one of the many natural caves formed near the waterfall.

Location: Nuwara Eliya- Badulla Road

This beautiful garden was developed during the British period and consists of a wide variety of flowers and trees. However thousands of years ago this was the pleasure garden of King Ravana where he kept the depressed Sita devi under his watch. Hanuman nearly destroyed it during his attempt to resist the force of King Ravana against him.

Location : Kelaniya

King Ravana’s brother Vibheeshana supported Rama against his brother’s injustice and helped him win the war. After Ravanas death Vibheeshana was crowned King at Kelaniya. The Kelani river is mentioned in the Valmiki Ramayana and King Vibeeshanas palace is said to have been along the river bank. At this site there is a Buddhist temple which has murals depicting the crowning of Vibeeshana, who people regarded as a fair and just king. Many devotees visit the shrine of Vibeeshana asking his intervention to a fair recourse to their problems.

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