10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Colombo
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
2
Kandy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Ella
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Colombo

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Colombo online day trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Colombo is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Murugan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Urban Island ©
Urban Island

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kandy Market Hall as well as Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. On the 9th (Sat), explore the activities along Kandy Lake and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens and then look for gifts at Kandy Market Hall.

To plan Kandy vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Colombo to Kandy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Diyaluma Falls and Ella Rock. Head to R. M. S Antique And Brassware and Ella Gem & Jewelryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Dhowa Rock Temple in Bandarawela (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden, take in the views from Nine Arches Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ella visit website.

You can drive from Kandy to Ella in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Diyaluma Falls, Dhowa Rock Temple
Highlights from your plan
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden
Diyaluma Falls ©
Diyaluma Falls
Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak

3
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.
Dolphin & Whale Watching has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Japanese Peace Pagoda, enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Unawatuna Beach. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Narigama Beach, and then kick back and relax at Mihiripenna Beach.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Unawatuna sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ella to Unawatuna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Narigama Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mihiripenna Beach ©
Mihiripenna Beach
Narigama Beach ©
Narigama Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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