sitha amman temple

Ramayana Tour

Many generations have been fascinated by the story of Ramayana and as a result, there has been a significant impact on art and culture throughout India and Southeast Asia…

Many generations have been fascinated by the story of Ramayana and as a result, there has been a significant impact on art and culture throughout India and Southeast Asia. This ancient poem is closely associated with Sri Lanka because several sites that prove a connection to the events in the story have been found in Sri Lanka. The Ramayana Tour in Sri Lanka is designed to explore only these particular sites and connections.

Arrival in Negombo

Upon your arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by a representative from Blue Lanka, who will also be your guide for the Ramayana Tour. Your first stop will be the charming coastal town of Negombo, where you will spend your first night. If time allows, you can explore Negombo, including its vibrant fish market and the picturesque Dutch Canal.

air plane at air port
Negombo beach in Sri lanka

Journey to Kandy via Pinnawala

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and embark on a 90-minute drive to Chilaw to visit the sacred Munneswaram Temple, where Lord Rama sought solace and blessings from God Shiva. Next, proceed to the Mannavari Temple, the first lingam established and worshipped by Lord Rama. En route to Kandy, visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

Munneswaram Kovil – Chilaw
Feeding a baby elephant

Explore Nuwara Eliya

Today, you will be transferred to Nuwara Eliya for a one-night stay. Along the way, visit the Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple in Ramboda, constructed by the Chinmaya Mission, and known for its special Pooja ceremonies. In the evening, visit the Gayathri Peedam, a site believed to be blessed by Lord Shiva for King Ravana’s son.

Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple in Sri Lanka
Gayathri Peedam in Sri Lanka

Nuwara Eliya Exploration

Check out from your hotel and visit the Seetha Amman Temple, situated by a stream where Sita Devi is said to have bathed. Then, proceed to Divurumpola, where Sita Devi underwent a trial to prove her purity. Afterward, check in to your hotel in Bandarawela and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Seetha Amman Temple in Sri Lanka
Ceylon Tea Trails - Hatton

Journey to Kataragama via Ella

After breakfast, head to Ella to visit the awe-inspiring Ravana Falls and the legendary Ravana Cave, where King Ravana is believed to have resided. These caves showcase the architectural brilliance of King Ravana and served as secret passages through the hills. Continue your journey to Kataragama for an overnight stay.

Ravana Falls
Ravana ella cave

Discover Colombo’s Ramayana Sites

In the morning, visit the Kataragama shrine dedicated to God Skanda, followed by a visit to Ussangoda, a site believed to be one of King Ravana’s torched areas and an ancient airport. Proceed to Galle to visit Rumassala, where parts of the Himalayan herbs brought by Lord Hanuman are said to have fallen. Visit Seenigama Temple in Hikkaduwa, associated with the legendary battle between the Monkey King and King Ravana’s forces. Conclude the day with a visit to Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple in Colombo, which features a unique Anjaneyar chariot.

Katharagama Temple in Sri Lanka
Seenigama Temple in Sri Lanka


Depending on your flight schedule, you may have the morning to explore Colombo before your chauffeur transfers you to the airport for your departure. We hope this Ramayana Tour has fulfilled your desire to explore the epic story in Sri Lanka. If you wish to extend your stay and explore more attractions, we can customize the itinerary according to your preferences.

air plane at air port
Air plane taking off

Journey Highlights

  • Trip Length: 7 Days
  • Witnessing the popular Poya day Pooja sessions at Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple in Ramboda.
  • Taking a faithful oath at Divurumpola – where Sita Devi proved her chastity.River.
  • Exploring the brilliance of King Ravana through the cave tunnels in Ella.
  • Captivity Places Of Sita Devi – Ramboda And Seetha Amman Kovil
  • The Pilgrimage Site Where Princess Sita Underwent To ‘Agni Pariksha’
  • Hidden Place Of King Ravana – Ravana Cave
  • Pay Respect To God Kataragama Participating A Traditional Pooja Ceremony

Insightful Tips

  • Pack Wisely: Pack lightweight, breathable clothing, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Bring a hat and umbrella for sun protection.
  • Respect Local Culture: Follow local customs like removing shoes before entering temples and dressing modestly to respect Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Be Flexible: Stay open to unexpected experiences and changes in the itinerary. Some of the best memories can come from deviating from the planned route.
  • Capture Moments: Bring a camera to capture the beauty of the sites you visit, but be respectful of photography restrictions, especially in religious areas.
  • Sample Local Cuisine: Try Sri Lankan dishes to fully experience the country’s diverse and flavorful culinary traditions.


Is this Ramayana Tour a group tour or a private tour?

We do arrange only private tours so this will be arranged exclusively for you.

Can I visit Ramayana Sites such as Kovils/Temples at Pooja time?

Yes, it is possible. We have to check pooja times in each kovil/temple to accommodate this.

Can I visit Yala National Park during this tour?

Yes, we can incorporate Yala into this itinerary but you have to wake up early in the morning to do the early morning safari in Yala National Park.

Can I get a Tamil-speaking chauffeur guide?

Normally we do provide only English-speaking chauffeur guides. But we can consider this request and will do the needful.