10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Kandy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Dambulla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Ella
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally examine the collection at World Buddhist Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kandy travel itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kandy is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Singapore to Kandy due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala, Royal Botanical Gardens, Aluth Nuwara Dadimunda Devalaya
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

2
nights
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, delve into the distant past at Sigiriya, and then browse the exhibits of Pethikada. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at sigiri art gallery, thendon't miss a visit to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, thenHead underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla, and finally soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

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You can drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

2
nights
Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware, admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, and finally make a trip to Nine Arches Bridge. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rakkhiththa Kanda Aranya Senasanaya, take in the dramatic scenery at Ravana Ella Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ella trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dambulla to Ella in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes

Side Trip

Rakkhiththa Kanda Aranya Senasanaya
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge

3
nights
Unawatuna

Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Get out of town with these interesting Unawatuna side-trips: Mirissa (Mirissa Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Unawatuna Devol Devalaya, and stroll through Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Unawatuna trip planner.

You can drive from Ella to Unawatuna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Galle, Hikkaduwa Beach, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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