10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
1
Bentota
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Unawatuna
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
3
Kandy
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kowilawatta Temple and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Katukurunda Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalutara Bodhiya, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Akurala Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bentota road trip planning app .

Hyderabad, India to Bentota is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. In September in Bentota, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katukurunda Beach, Kowilawatta Temple, Akurala Beach, Kalutara Bodhiya
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Akurala Beach ©
Akurala Beach
Kalutara Bodhiya ©
Kalutara Bodhiya

4
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galle Fort and Unawatuna Devol Devalaya. Explore Unawatuna's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa), Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa) and Medawatta Beach (in Matara).

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Unawatuna day trip planning app .

You can drive from Bentota to Unawatuna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Galle, Hikkaduwa Beach, Medawatta Beach, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Kandy Garrison Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kandy: Sigiriya (Sigiriya & Pidurangala Rock), Golden Temple of Dambulla (in Dambulla) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kandy Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asgiriya Maha Viharaya, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, and look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kandy trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Royal Botanical Gardens, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

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