Incredible Jaffna (7 Days)
This tour is for those who are looking forward to a tour including ancient city of Jaffna and walk through its monuments and hear the stories hidden among them. Sail to the Nagadeepa Island and witness the world-famous shrine for the Lord Buddha. Visit to Keerimalai Naguleswaram temple and sacred Water spring, Cycle tour will cover most of the Jaffna city attractions including fort, library, Supramaniyam park.
1 Night in Colombo
During your time in Colombo , you can engage in the following activities.
Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores. Enjoy the nightlife as you party till the morn.
Currently a fully air-conditioned Chinese built Luxury train is operating between Jaffna town and Colombo city at 100Km/h Speed. All the Jaffna bound trains used to start from Colombo Fort except the Express A/C train and Yarl Devi which used to start from Mount Lavinia and used to travel via Wellawatte and Colombo Fort to Jaffna. As the train gets close to Jaffna you can enjoy views of shallow lagoons and salt pans, if you look at the map, you’ll see how the railway line hooks around onto the tip of Sri Lanka with sea to both sides
4 Nights in Jaffna
During your time in Jaffna , you can engage in the following activities.
Cycle tour will cover most of the Jaffna city attractions including fort, library, Supramaniyam park, old park, coastal villages, Rio ice cream, Nallur temple, St James church, St Mary’s Cathedral in Jaffna, Buddhist dagopa, statue of last king of Jaffna kingdom, arc of last kingdom’s palace, last king’s minister house etc
Keerimalai Naguleswaram temple is a famous Hindu temple in Keerimalai, located north of Jaffna, Northern Province, Sri Lanka in the suburb of Kankesanthurai. One of the oldest shrines of the region, it is the northernmost of the island’s Pancha Ishwarams of Lord Siva, venerated by Hindus across the world from classical antiquity. Hindus believe its adjacent water tank, the Keerimalai Springs, to have curative properties, which irrigation studies attribute to high mineral content sourced from underground.
Located at a crossroad, this beautiful natural well with its astonishing aquamarine color is said to be bottomless, with salt water in its depths attesting to its connection to the sea. Legend says that this is the place where Rama, the Hero of the Indian Hindu epic Ramayana, stopped to rest and finding himself thirsty plunged his arrow into the ground whereupon water came spurting out. This well has ever since provided a never-ending supply of fresh water
Visit the historic Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya which is one of just sixteen of the holiest Buddhist sites in Sri Lanka. See the unique architecture of this vihara which is believed to be the place that Buddha stopped at during his second visit to Sri Lanka. Listen to the legends and history surrounding the visit and the construction of the temple.
Casuarina Beach is in Karainagar, Jaffna District, Sri Lanka, about 20 kilometers from Jaffna.The Casuarina Beach in Karainagar is also called and written as Casoorina, Cashoorina and few other variants. This is considered to be the best beach in the Jaffna Peninsula with white sand. The beach got its name due the Casuarina Trees along the beach. The beach lies about 20 km off Jaffna and may take about 45 minutes to travel by a vehicle.
1 Night in Negombo
During your time in Negombo, you can engage in the following activitie
Munneswaram temple is an important regional Hindu temple complex in Sri Lanka. It has been in existence at least since 1000 CE, although myths surrounding the temple associate it with the popular Indian epic Ramayana, and its legendary hero-king Rama. The temple is one of five ancient temples dedicated to Shiva in the region
After a relaxed morning and breakfast at the hotel check out and, drive to the Airport for your flight back home!