10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 2 nights
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Mirissa
— 1 night
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Hikkaduwa
— 2 nights
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Colombo
— 3 nights

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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 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dambulla trip itinerary planning app.

Mumbai, India to Dambulla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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

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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then pause for some photo ops at Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, make a trip to Degaldoruwa Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawattekele Sanctuary, and finally step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Kandy.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kandy online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dambulla to Kandy takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Palace of Kandy ©
Royal Palace of Kandy
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Dress Palace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mirissa visit planning tool.

You can fly from Kandy to Mirissa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Mirissa sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dress Palace ©
Dress Palace

2
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Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach, then kick back and relax at Narigama Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Galle Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hikkaduwa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Hikkaduwa takes 1.5 hours. January in Hikkaduwa sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Colombo.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Galle Fort, Bentota Beach, Jungle Beach
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Relax by the water at Negombo Beach and Mount Lavinia Beach. Get some historical perspective at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple and St. Mary's Church. Take a break from Colombo with a short trip to LUV SL Negombo in Negombo, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Galle Face Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borella All Saints Church, make a trip to St. Mary's Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Anthony's Shrine.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Colombo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Hikkaduwa to Colombo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Colombo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Negombo
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach

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