10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Negombo
— 1 day
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Sigiriya
— 1 night
3
Kandy
— 3 nights
4
Mirissa
— 2 nights

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Negombo

Negombo ©
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
On the 12th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Angurukaramulla Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Negombo day trip planning tool.

Miami, USA to Negombo is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Negombo is 10.5 hours. Traveling from Miami in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Negombo, with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Negombo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Angurukaramulla Temple ©
Angurukaramulla Temple

1
night
Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Sigiriya, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sigiriya trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Negombo to Sigiriya takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dhilip De Alwis
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Dhilip De Alwis

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Royal Palace of Kandy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kandy: Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, stroll through Udawattekele Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at National Museum Kandy, and take an in-depth tour of Raja Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kandy road trip app.

Traveling by car from Sigiriya to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Elephant Freedom Project, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 17th (Wed), look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Church, and finally kick back and relax at Jungle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mirissa trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Kandy to Mirissa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Galle, Jungle Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dutch Reformed Church ©
Dutch Reformed Church

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