Arrive Colombo (Sri Lank ) Check - in Colombo hotel after Sightseeing within the city limits of Colombo and the Administrative Capital including a visit to the National Museum- (Established in 1877 by Sir William Henry Gregory, British Governor of Ceylon) that display rare artifacts portraying the long and impressive history of the island nation, or a visit to ‘Ape Gama’ Cultural Village (a recreation of the villages of yester year in Sri Lanka with traditional elements of daub-wattled & thatched houses) Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo Town Hall, BMICH, Replica of Aukana Buddha Statue, Diyatha Uyana- the picturesque market and landscaped gardens on the banks of the Diyawanna Oya , Diyawannawa Lake, Parliament
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, Ramboda On these hills of Ramboda where Hanuman was searching for Sita, the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka built a temple with Hanuman as the presiding deity. On every full moon day, special poojas are conducted and witnessed by thousands of devotees.After the tour visit Seetha Amman Temple.Seetha Amman Temple, Seetha Eliya. – (Approximately 20 minute drive).The stream that runs from the hill catered to the needs of Sita during her stay at Ashoka Vatika. She is said to have bathed in this stream. Now there is a temple erected for Lord Rama, Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman by the side of this stream. It is interesting to note that foot prints similar to Lord Hanuman’s are found by this river.Check in at the hotel.In the evening visit the Gayathri Pe(e)dam in Nuwara Eliya.Gayathri Pedam.It is believed to be the place from where King Ravana’s son Meghanath propitiated Lord Shiva with penance and prayers and was in turn granted super natural powers by Lord Shiva.Dinner and overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya. Breakfast Dinner
Protected by its geographical position and physical remoteness, the Kandyan Kingdom remained a stable point of reference in the island’s turbulent colonial history, preserving ancient religious and cultural traditions, which were subdued elsewhere by corrosive Western influences, until it, too, finally succumbed to the British in 1815.
After Sight seeing Rameshwaram Jyotir Lingam 6.00 a.m ,180 km / 4 hrs Bus journey, Visit Ramalingesvara Temple. Ram Satu (Ram made this bridge ). Rameshwaram temple was built in the 17th century. Situated close to the sea on the eastern side of the island, this temple is famous for its 1200 gigantic granite columns. The 54 metre tall gopuram (gate-tower), 1220 metres of magnificent corridors and the flamboyant columns embellish and render fame to the temple. The water in each of the 22 sacred wells in the temple tastes different NH Rameshwaram Hotel .
Sightseeing Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock by boat .A visit to the Vivekananda Rock Memorial is the main highlight of a trip to Kanyakumari. It is a marvel of architecture. It consists of two rocks. One has the Vivekananda temple, and the other has a majestic statue of Saint Thiruvalluvar. Night halt Kanyakumari hotel sea view.
Morning depart Haridwar for Rishikesh 30 Km 1 Hr bus Drive Neelkanth Mahadev & Rishikesh around Lakshman Jhula. Sightseeing Neelkanth is situated at a height of 1675 m,on a hill above Swarg Ashram, Neelkanth Mahadev is one of the most revered temples of Rishikesh. Mythology says that in the ancient times when the ocean was being churned for 'Amrit' (Potion for immortality), first venom oozed out. Lord Shiva drank the venom at a place which is now called Nilkanth Mahadeo. Neelkanth is just 32km. from Rishikesh via Barrage and 22 km.
Morning depart Delhi for Jaipur 220 km 5 Hr Bus drive . On your first day you will be welcomed at the magnificent Pink City, Jaipur. The city with graceful architecture in a unique pink colour was established in the year 1727 by the then Maharaja, Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is known as one of the well-planned cities of its time. The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is predominantly known for its musicians, artisans and craftsmen. Today, it is visited for its fine jewellery, varied textiles and sumptuous cuisine. In this diverse land of rich cultural heritage, you’ll be first treated to a visit at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds.
This was built for the royal ladies to watch the processions through the myriad windows of the palace. This five-storied palace was also used to store artefacts by the royal family. From Hawa Mahal, we proceed to the impressive palace perched on the rocky terrain of Amer, the earliest capital of erstwhile Jaipur state. Amber Fort was the seat of various Maharajas of Jaipur and has been adorned with mirror glass work, doors with parquet ivory work, and painted maps of various Hindu pilgrimages. Half of the charm of Amber Fort is the Elephant ride you’ll be treated to. After such an enthralling ride, you visit the Jantar Mantar; the largest observatory built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh between 1727 and 1734.
The next in line of exploration is the City Palace. A defining architectural marvel of Jaipur, the City Palace was the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur in the eighteenth century and part of the magnificent palace is still the royal residence. With an insightful journey through the royal pages of history, it is time to see some of the famous jewellery and carpets that Jaipur is renowned for. After an eventful day you spent exploring the magnificence of Jaipur, Reach Jaipur Check - inn hotel Sahapura House / UMID Bhavan . Afternoon visit Birla Temple ( Laxmi Narayan Temple) night stay hotel Sahapura house / Umid bhavan
Mathura & Agra visit go to Agra visit the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. A pristine monument of undying love. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved queen Mumta. Cheaking Mathura Visit Krishana Janam Bhomi , Vrindavan Visit Nidhuvan , Gobardhan Night Stay & Dinner hotel wingston / Hare Krisana orchard.
India & Nepal Border By Road Morning depart Nepal 120 km direct Say Sunauli border Lumbini Sightseeing Visiting the Mayadevi Temple and Lumbini surrounding areas. Visit the surrounding villages and observe rural lifestyle Hotel Ananda Inn Lumbini.
Pokhara Enroute visit Manakamana Temple, The goddess which is considered to fulfill the wish of its worshippers so most of the devotees make their visit to this temple to get their wish fulfilled. The temple is situated at hill but easily accessible via cable Car.