The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic (500 BCE - 100 BCE) which narrates Prince Rama's attempts to rescue his beloved wife Sita from the clutches of Ravana. The Ramayana, the great Hindu epic plays a key role in the celebrations of Diwali (festival of lights) as well, symbolising the triumph of good over evil. In this epic story King Ravana makes Sri Lanka his home while in exile prompting Rama’s army to build a bridge across the sea to cross over to Sri Lanka. The story ends depicting Rama defeating Ravana to take his wife Sita home.
During this Ramayana tour you will visit the Munneswaram Hindu Temple, Vishnu Kovil in Halawatha, Sita Kotuwa, Bhaktha Hanuman Temple in Ramboda, Sita's Tea Pond and Chariot Path in Pusswellawa, Sita Amman Kovil in Nuwara Eliya, Asoka Vatika in Nuwara Eliya, Agni Pareeksha place in Divurumpola in Welimada, Sthreepura Cave Galigamuwa, Ravana Waterfall, Ravana Cave and Kelaniya Temple in Colombo.