After breakfast, proceed to Nuwaraeliya. En-route visiting Tea Plantation/factory, Ramboda waterfalls, visit Hanuman Temple, Sita Amman Temple & Ashoka Vatica, Dinner & overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya.
Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple - As told in the Hindu epic Ramayana, the temple is located on Ramboda hills, the same place where Hanuman came looking for Sita. The Chinmaya Mission built this Hanuman temple at the very site. There is a 5 meters tall granite statue of Rama's devote supporter Hanuman. He is believed to have started his search for Sita in the Baroda hills.
Sita Amman Temple – Legend has it that Goddess Sita bathed in the stream running down from the hill at the village Sita Eliya, where this temple is located. This was the place where Sita used to pray daily for Rama to come and rescue her. Out here, you could also see the gigantic footsteps of Hanuman. A Temple for Lord Rama, Seetha Devi, Luxshmana and Hanuman built on the sides of the stream.
Ashok Vanam – The Ashok Vatika is the place where Ravana kept the Sita captive. Ashok Vatika is a garden that is present in the Sita Eliya in Sri Lanka. Some of the interesting findings here include the rock on which Sita used to sat and meditate. Sita Eliya also have the only Site Temple in the world. The idols of Sita was excavated from here 100 years ago.
Gayathree Amman Temple - Gayathri Pitam, also spelled as GayaththriPeedam, is within the Nuwaraeliya town, the first and most significant temple built for Gayathri Amman in Sri Lanka. Gayathri being an aspect of Saraswati and the Universal Mother. The temple was founded by the Gayathri Siddhar Swami Murusegu. The Shiva Lingam for this Tamil temple was brought from the Holy River Narmada. Gayathri Pitam is said to be the place from where King Ravana's son Meghanath propitiated Lord Shiva with penance and worship and in turn was granted supernatural powers by the mighty god.