10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Udawalawe National Park
— 3 nights
2
Hikkaduwa
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Udawalawe Trails and Mahapelessa Hot Springs. Step off the beaten path and head to Lakpura and Udawalawe Dam. There's still lots to do: stroll through Elephant Transit Home (ETH).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Udawalawe National Park trip website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Udawalawe National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Dubai in March, you will find days in Udawalawe National Park are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahapelessa Hot Springs, Udawalawe Trails
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Udawalawe Trails ©
Udawalawe Trails
Lakpura ©
Lakpura
Elephant Transit Home (ETH) ©
Elephant Transit Home (ETH)

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tsunami Honganji Vihara and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ahungalla Beach and Mihiripenna Beach. Explore Hikkaduwa's surroundings by going to Galle (Cara Jewellers, Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex, &more) and Handunugoda Tea Estate (in Ahangama). It doesn't end there: stroll through Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center and kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hikkaduwa trip website.

Drive from Udawalawe National Park to Hikkaduwa in 4 hours. April in Hikkaduwa sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Galle, Ahungalla Beach, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Mihiripenna Beach, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center
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Tsunami Honganji Vihara ©
Tsunami Honganji Vihara
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mihiripenna Beach ©
Mihiripenna Beach

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