Ruhunu Culture Tour..(Day Tour)
We are introducing With a Different Kind Of Experience,Lets introduce a new Circuit to You… ( Maximum 6 People ) Breakfast and Lunch We are Arrange For You in This Tour….
The Trip is based on Several Amazing Cultural Places and Yala And Bundala National Parks and Deep on South Beach Areas…
We are leaving 7.00 am from Tangalle.. First We in to the Bundala Birds Sanctuary then Drive to Kirinda On the Beach Historical Rock Temple…
*We can See Birds And Some animals Drive time towards Bundala National Park…
About Kirinda Temple,
“Kirinda Centres on this imposing hilltop Buddhist shrine, which includes a stupa and huge standing Buddha. It’s dedicated to Queen Viharamahadevi, who lived in the 2nd century BC and is at the heart of a local legend: when raging waters threatened Ceylon, King Kelanitissa ordered his youngest daughter, then a princess, into a boat as a sacrifice. The waters were calmed and the princess miraculously survived. Some 2000 years later, the temple was a place of refuge during the 2004 tsunami.”
Then We are Drive To Next Watch ,
The Yodha Wewa (The Giant Tank) in Tissamaharama should not be confused with the Yodha Wewa Mannar District. It is believed that this tank was built by King Mahanaga in the late 3rd Century BC and the Duratissa Wewa mentioned in the ancient texts is the current Yodha Wewa in Tissamaharama.
According to historical records, King Illanga carried out expansion work on this tank in the 1st century BC and much later, the King Prakramabahu (1153-1186) has carried out repairs to this tank.
The Bund of the tank is about 2400 feet long and 15 feet high. The top of the bund is also about 15 feet wide, enough to use it as a road. The surface area of the water is about 1230 acres. The tank cas a capacity around 31,500 acre feet of water and provides irrigation facilities to over 30,000 acres in the area.
*Then We are In To The Yala National Park and Drive Sithulpawwa Historical Rock Temple..
Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist monastery located in Hambantota District, South Eastern Sri lanka, Situated 18 km east of the pilgrimage town Kataharagama, it is believed to have been built in the 2nd century B.C by king Kavantissa .. The name Sithulpawwa is derived from the word “Chiththala Pabbatha”, which means the hill of the quiet mind.
This ancient monastery with a history over 2200 years, was a place of worship for devotees as well as a center of Buddhist education for Buddhist monks. Paintings of the Anuradhapura era and the ruins of stone Buddha images, Bodhisattva images, Image Houses, Circular Relic Houses are spread throughout the monastery premises..
We Can See Few Animals ( Deers, Sambar , Wild Boars , May be Elephant)..
Then We Are Stopped For The Lunch…
And then drive To Kataragama Pilgrimage Town..And Come Back Tangalle...
True Safari Experience..
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