10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly + Taxi:  16 h
1
Bentota
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Unawatuna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Sigiriya
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Yala National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Kandy
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Milan

1
day
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, then stroll through Bentota Beach, and finally make a trip to Bentota Bazaar.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bentota online journey builder.

Milan, Italy to Bentota is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Milan to Bentota due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in June, things will get a bit warmer in Bentota: highs are around 37°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center
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Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

2
nights
Unawatuna

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.
On the 20th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mihiripenna Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Unawatuna Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Unawatuna Devol Devalaya, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach, and finally stop by Lak Gems & Jewellery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Unawatuna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bentota to Unawatuna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Unawatuna can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Mihiripenna Beach ©
Mihiripenna Beach
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Udawalawe National Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Udawalawe National Park day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Udawalawe National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Udawalawe National Park can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock and then delve into the distant past at Sigiriya. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to kaludiya Pokuna, then see the interesting displays at Sigiriya Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pethikada.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sigiriya day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Udawalawe National Park to Sigiriya takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Yala National Park.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Sigiriya Museum ©
Sigiriya Museum
kaludiya Pokuna ©
kaludiya Pokuna

1
night
Yala National Park

Yala National Park ©
One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yala National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yala National Park trip planner.

Fly from Sigiriya to Yala National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Yala National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Yala National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yala National Park ©
Yala National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Kandy Garrison Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then see the interesting displays at World Buddhist Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy attractions app.

Traveling by flight from Yala National Park to Kandy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
World Buddhist Museum ©
World Buddhist Museum

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