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Day 6

routeRoute :  Kataragama > Galle

DriveDrive :  3 and half hours

HotelHotel :  Amari Galle

HighlightsHighlights :  Enjoy a city tour of Galle


After breakfast proceed to the historical city of Galle. Once in the city discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

In the afternoon visit the Rumassala Rock. Rumassala rock is one of the five Sri Lankan spots believed to originate from parts of Mount Dronagiri. They fell down when Hanuman carried the Dronagiri on his flight back to Lanka in order to use its Sanjiwani herb to rescue Lakhshmana and Rama who were in need of this medical plant to be reanimated after suffering severe injuries. Rumassala is also said to be an abode of Sita during her stay in Lanka. Spend the evening in leisure by the ocean.

 


Day 7

routeRoute :  Galle > Colombo

DriveDrive :  2 and ½ hours drive

HotelHotel :  Jetwing Colombo Seven

HighlightsHighlights :  Visit to Seenigama temple and Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple


After breakfast proceed to Colombo. En-route make a stop at Seenigama temple. Seenigama temple is situated on a very small island. This Devale is dedicated to the local God Devol Deviyo, who protects fishermen and their boats. The Ramayana trail legend has it that Seenigama was the landing place from where Sugriva, King of the Varanas and their monkey army, launched his onslaught on Ravana’s demon army.

Afterwards proceed to Colombo and visit the Panchamuga Anjaneyar Temple, which is a temple dedicated to Anjaneyar in Sri Lanka. This is the only temple in the world to have a chariot of Anjaneyar. You can spend the rest of the day enjoying some sightseeing in Colombo along with some shopping before transferring to the hotel.


Day 8

routeRoute :  Colombo > Airport

DriveDrive :  1 hour drive

HotelHotel :  

HighlightsHighlights :  


As all good things must come to an end, your chauffeur guide will comfortably take you to the international airport in time for your return flight. 



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