Airport / Negombo
On arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality; Representative from NKar Travels & Tours (Pvt) Limited will Welcome you and transfer to Negombo.
Check-in to the hotel and relax.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo.
Negombo / Chilaw / Trincomalee
After the breakfast proceed to Chilaw and visit the Munneshwaram temple.
Proceed to Chilaw and visit Munneshwaram Temple. It is believed that Munneshwaram is a significant historical place in Sri Lanka and predates the Ramayana. Sinhala, Hindu, and Buddhist devotees worship by this historical temple. Lord Rama after his victorious battle left for Ayodhya in one of King Ravana’s vimana’s. He felt he was being followed by “Brahmahasthi Doshan” as he had killed King Ravana who was a Brahmin. He stopped the vimana at this juncture because he felt as this place the “Brahmahasthi Dosham” was not following him. He ascended from the vimana and asked God Shiva for a remedy. God Shiva blessed Lord 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 of the “Brahmahasthi Dosham”. Muneeshwaram is located about 1.2 km from Chilaw town in Chilaw-Kurunegala road.
There after the tour continues to Trincomalee.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Trincomalee.
Trincomalee / Kandy
After the breakfast at the hotel proceed to visit Koneshwaram temple.
(Same temple with different names as Thiru Koneshwaram & Shankaridevi Shakthipeedam)
This Koneshwaram was built by sage Agasthyar as per the instructions of Lord Shiva who was impressed by the devotion of King Ravana. This place has the uniqueness of the Lord building a temple for his devotee as a reward for his devotion. Lord Rama also offered his prayers on his return to get rid of the Brahmahasthi Dosham.Thiru Koneshwaram is located in the Trincomalee town and is situated within the Dutch Fort. People are allowed to work in to the temple without any special approval.
There after the tour continues to Kandy.
Kandy – the hill capital. Venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere. Kandy, which is a world heritage site. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1806.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.
Kandy / Nuwara Eliya
After the breakfast at the hotel witness the temple of the toot relic.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic – ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orison princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession.
There after tour continues to Nuwara Eliya.
Enroute visit Seetha Amman Kovil.
There is a stream by the side of the temple and it is believed that Sita Devi bathed in this stream. It is of interest to note that foot prints akin to Lord Hanuman are found on the rocks along this river and some are of small size and some are of large size, thus indicating the immense power of Lord Hanuman transforming himself into any size. This Temple is located in Seetha Eliya and now there are temples for Lord Rama, Sita Devi, Laxshmana and Hanuman.
Nuwara Eliya is known as, “Little England” of Sri Lanka. Is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya / Kataragama
After the breakfast transfer to Kataragama.
The tour continues to Kataragama.
Kataragama temple in Kataragama, Sri Lanka, is a Hindu and Buddhist temple complex dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragama deviyo. It is one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka that is venerated by the majority Sinhala Buddhists, Hindu minority Sri Lankan Tamil people, Sri Lankan Moors and the Vedda people It is a collection of modest shrines, of which the one dedicated to Skanda-Murukan, also known as Kataragama deviyo, is the most important.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Kataragama.
Kataragama / Colombo
After the breakfast proceed to Colombo.
The great majority of Sri Lankan corporations have their head offices in Colombo. Some of the industries include chemicals, textiles, glass, cement, leather goods, furniture, and jewellery. In the city centre is located South Asia’s second tallest building – The World Trade Centre. The 40 story Twin Tower complex is the centre of important commercial establishments, situated in the Fort district, the city’s nerve center]Pettah is more crowded than the fort area. Pettah’s roads are always packed and pavements are full of small stalls selling from delicious Sherbat to Shirts.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Colombo.
Colombo / Departure
After the breakfast proceed to the airport and catch the departure flight