Day-trip from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya - Lanka Ramayana Tour

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On the way back from Ashoka Vatika to Kandy, we will have a break at Gregory Lake, which was created in the British colonial period and has recently earned a reputation for recreational activities. From here, you can spot Sri Lanka's highest peak, Mount Pidurutalagala, but only on sunny days.

Our experienced drivers are known for careful driving. They have been doing these tours for 5 years. Their cultural & historical expertise well-founded.

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Stop At: Udapalatha, Udapalatha, Kandy District, Central Province

Take your break at Surathura Spice & Herbal Garden in Udapalatha, see tropical spice plants and learn more about herbs used in traditional Ayurveda and enjoy the welcome cup of herbal tea.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, Wevandon Hills, Ramboda 20590 Sri Lanka

For Hindus, the Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple of Thawalamtenne in Ramboda is of special significance, because it is believed that Lord Hanuman used this place as a base when conducting his search operation for Sita Devi on the island of Lanka. From observation platforms, you can also have a view to the mountain called Rama rock by pilgrims, as told in the epic's 5th book known as Sundara Kanda.

The Ramboda area is also one of the settings of the Battle of Lanka, the episodes of...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Udapalatha, Udapalatha, Kandy District, Central Province

Take your break at Surathura Spice & Herbal Garden in Udapalatha, see tropical spice plants and learn more about herbs used in traditional Ayurveda and enjoy the welcome cup of herbal tea.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, Wevandon Hills, Ramboda 20590 Sri Lanka

For Hindus, the Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple of Thawalamtenne in Ramboda is of special significance, because it is believed that Lord Hanuman used this place as a base when conducting his search operation for Sita Devi on the island of Lanka. From observation platforms, you can also have a view to the mountain called Rama rock by pilgrims, as told in the epic's 5th book known as Sundara Kanda.

The Ramboda area is also one of the settings of the Battle of Lanka, the episodes of which are reported in the 6th Book of the Ramayana called Yuddha Kandha.

The place of the temple was chosen due to the vibrations of Hanuman Hindus can still experience here. From the platform of the temple, you can see the peak known as Hanuman Sleeping Mountains.



Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka

Have a break of your journey at the waterfalls known as Rama Falls in Ramboda. The water is coming through the Rama rocks. Enjoy the scenic views of the Ramboda area and Kotmale valley.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Damro Labookellie Tea Centre and Tea garden, A5, Sri Lanka

When visiting the tea factory of Damro, in one of Sri Lanka's largest tea plantations historically known as Labookellie, you will learn more about all the steps of the tea leaf processing, withering, rolling, oxidation/fermentation, drying, and quality sorting. Afterwards you take a break with a complimentary cup of tea ans shopping oppurtunities.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province

Nuwara Eliya, of course, is the highlight of the tour. Before visiting the Gayathri Peetham, which is the first temple for this goddess in Sri Lanka and shelters the island's largest Lingam, enjoy a small city tour in Nuwara Eliya, which due to it’s cool climate became a British Hill Station, earning the nickname “Little England”. You will see the post office, Grand Hotel and Hill Club in the English style of timber framing, have a view to the golf course and the race course.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sita Temple, Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka

The most revered Ramayana Site on the island of Sri Lanka is Ashoka Vatika, the grove of Sita Devi's captivity, where she was found by Lord Hanuman, identifying himself with the ring of Lord Rama. Near the Sita Amman Kovil in Seetha Eliya you can see the footprints of Hanuman in the bed of the stream and recognize his face shaped by Hakgala rock, which can be seen from a distance.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka

On the way back from Ashoka Vatika to Kandy, we will have a break at Gregory Lake, which was created in the British colonial period and has recently earned a reputation for recreational activities. From here, you can spot Sri Lanka's highest peak, Mount Pidurutalagala, but only on sunny days.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Cup of Black Tea at Damro Tea Factory
  • Passenger Insurance cover 500,000 LKR P.P
  • Cup of Herbal Tea at Spice Garden
  • Replacement vehicle in case of unlucky events - with new driver
  • Air-Conditioned vehicle
  • Road Tax & Insurance Tax
  • Water bottles, 1000 ml per person
  • Total fuel cost
  • Knowledgeable English speaking driver
  • Total Parking charges
Not Included
  • Extra excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entry fees of visiting site or activities
  • Food, meals, other beverages than water
  • Extra person in vehicle other than those who booked
  • Entry/Admission - Ramboda Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Gregory Lake
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will be welcoming you in the lobby of your hotel or for your convenience at a meeting point of your choice in Kandy City.

Departure time is immediately after pick-up time in case you reserved this tour exclusively (no other persons in the same vehicle that day)

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/26/2020 - 7/25/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

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