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Sri Lanka Tour(04 Nights/05 Days)


01st Day - COLOMBO /JAFFNA
 
Jaffna (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் Yalpanam, Sinhala: යාපනය Yāpanaya ) or the City of Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is the administrative headquarters of the Jaffna district located on a peninsula of the same name. Jaffna is approximately six miles away from Kandarodai which served as a famous emporium in the Jaffna peninsula from classical antiquity. Jaffna's suburb, Nallur served as the capital of the four centuries-long medieval Lankan civil war, it was Sri Lanka's second most populated city after the commercial capital Colombo. Since the 1980s insurgent uprising, military occupation, extensive damage, expulsion and depopulation has happened. Since the end of civil war in 2009, refugees and internally displaced people are returning to their homes and government and private sector reconstruction has begun.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Jaffna.
 
02nd Day - JAFFNA / NAGADEEPA
 
 
Nagadeepa (Nagadipa) or Nainativu is one of the islands of the cluster of islands in the Palk Bay off the Jaffna peninsula.The access to Nagadeepa is from the village of Kurikattuwan (Kurikadduwan) of the island of Punkudutivu: by a 20 minute boat ride over the Palk Bay. The island of Punkudutivu is connected by a causeway over the Palk Bay to Kayts, the largest island of the cluster. Kayts is in turn reached by a longer causeway, again over the Palk Bay from the city Jaffna. The total distance (land+ sea) from Jaffna to Nagadeepa 30 km. The sandy island of Nagadeepa, sheltered by Coconut palm groves as well as Palmyrah palm trees, features two main jetties set apart by a distance of no more than 300 meters: one of the jetties brings into the immediate vicinity, the Hindu Kovil at the beach while the other leads straight to the Nagadeepa Vihara, also in close proximity of the beach. The boats reaching the island opt for one or other jetty depending on the passengers brought in from Jaffna: should there be more Hindus, it will be moored at the jetty close to the Hindu Kovil; should there be more Buddhist passengers, the boat would be moored at the jetty closer to the Buddhist temple. Nagadipa or Naka-diva is first mentioned in the Pali chronicles of Ceylon in connection with the story of the Buddha's second visit to Sri Lanka in the 6th century B.C. According to the Mahavamsa (ch.1.vv 44-70) the Buddha during this visit pacified two Naga kings of Nagadipa who were arrayed in battle over a gem-set throne. In the ancient chronicles the pre-historic Naga tribes are represented as non-human beings enriched with an advanced civilization

Return to Jaffna for lunch and Leave for Keeramallai to visit holy bathing ponds and also Visit fpr Madagal (Dambakola Patuna) where “Reverend Sangamitta” landed with the Bo sapling.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Jaffna.
 
03rd Day - JAFFNA CITY/NALLUR KOVIL/ POINT PEDRO LIGHT HOUSE/ CASUARINA BEACH
 
 
Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil or Nallur Murugan Kovil (Tamil: நல்லூர் கந்தசுவாமி கோவில்) is one of the most significant Hindu temples in the Jaffna District of Northern Province, Sri Lanka. It stands in the town of Nallur. The presiding deity is Lord Muruga in the form of the holy Vel. The idol of the Nallur Devi or goddess was gifted to the temple in the 10 century CE by the Chola queen Sembiyan Mahadevi, in the style of Sembian bronzes

Point Pedro is the north most town of Sri Lanka. From Point Pedro Lighthouse to southern most point Dodra Lighthouse (Dewundara) is 435Km.Leave for Casuarina beach which is very popular among the tourists

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Jaffna.
 
04th Day - JAFFNA / TRINCOMALEE
 
 
Trincomalee has one of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in Sri Lanka, relatively intact and chistoy.Rayon famous for bathing and swimming, due to the relative shallowness of the sea, allowing for hundreds of meters out to sea without water entering the chest. Whale watching is a popular pastime in the sea off Trincomalee, and successful observations are on the rise with an increase in tourism in the region.

Climate: Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry climate of Koppen climate classification. The city appears to show the dry season from March to July and the rainy season until the end of the year

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Trincomalee
 
05th Day - TRINCOMALEE /COLOMBO
 
 
Trincomalee, one of the finest natural deep-water harbors in the world is located 257 km north-east of Colombo, capital city of Sri Lanka. Trincomalee is home to fine beaches of Nilaveli, Uppaveli and off-shore Pigeon Island. Recently Trincomalee has become popular as a Whale Watching destination too. The Dive centers at Nilaveli, Uppaveli support the tourists to enjoy their holidays in diving, snorkeling and swimming. Trincomalee district, called Gokanna or Gokarna in the historical chronicles and inscriptions, being studded with a multitude of ruins of ancient Buddhist temples, is a major Sinhalese Buddhist cultural and archeological site of Sri Lanka. The seven hot springs at Kanniyai located just 8km from Trincomalee attract regular crowds throughout the year in view of the therapeutic properties of water therein varying in temperature from one well to the other .After breakfast leave for Colombo. Commence City Tour of Colombo.

Colombo - A drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street – the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings and the Dutch Church of olfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and Independence Square.
 

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