Discover Ancient Temples


Uncover tranquility at Dowa Rock Temple, Ravana Cave & Temple, and embrace serenity at Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery. Your journey to inner peace begins here.


Departure from Ella:
  • Begin your spiritual journey with a morning departure from Ella town.
  • Take a serene Tuk Tuk ride to your first destination.

Dowa Rock Temple (Morning):
  • Arrive at Dowa Rock Temple, a historical cave temple.
  • Explore the ancient rock paintings and statues within the cave.

Ravana Cave & Temple Visit (Late Morning):
  • Journey to Ravana Cave & Temple, associated with the Ramayana legend.
  • Explore the cave, which has historical and cultural significance.

Lunch Break in Ella:
  • JReturn to Ella town for a midday break.
  • Enjoy a nourishing lunch at a local restaurant.

Ravana temple
Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery


Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery (Afternoon):

Monastery Exploration and Tea Break:
  • Explore the monastery grounds and learn about Buddhist practices.
  • Enjoy a calming tea break within the monastery

Participate in Religious Activities (Optional):
  • If interested, participate in the monastery's religious activities.
  • Attend a meditation session or engage in discussions with the monks.

Reflection Time:
  • Take time to reflect and absorb the peaceful atmosphere.
  • Capture the beauty of the monastery and its surroundings.

Return to Ella Town (Evening):
  • Conclude your spiritual exploration by returning to Ella town.
  • Reflect on the day's spiritual journey and the tranquility experienced.


  • Dress modestly when visiting religious sites.
  • Be respectful of the cultural and religious practices at the monasteries.
  • Check the monastery's schedule for any specific activities or events.
  • Carry a small donation as a gesture of support for the monastery.

This spiritual tour offers a balance of historical exploration, cultural understanding, and moments of introspection within the serene settings of these significant Buddhist sites.

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