10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + taxi:  15​h 15​min
1
Ella
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Unawatuna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bentota
— 1 night
taxi + train:  1​h 45​min
4
Kandy
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ravana Ella Falls, then indulge your taste buds at Honey Bee Garden, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, and finally don't miss a visit to Demodara Nine Arch Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ella trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Ella is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Ella, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock
Ravana Ella Falls ©
Ravana Ella Falls

2
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach, kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach, and then kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Conservation Project (Koggala), then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Unawatuna online route builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ella to Unawatuna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Hikkaduwa Beach, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bentota vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Unawatuna to Bentota takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Explore Kandy's surroundings by going to Golden Temple of Dambulla (in Dambulla), Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala) and Sigiriya (in Sigiriya). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanical Gardens, stroll the grounds of Kandy Garrison Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kandy tour itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of taxi and train from Bentota to Kandy in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You will leave for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dhilip De Alwis, Sigiriya, Royal Botanical Gardens, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Highlights from your plan
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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