14 days in South Asia Itinerary

14 days in South Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka trip builder

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Fly
1
Colombo
— 1 night
Taxi to Diyawanna Oya, Fly to Hatton
2
Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ella
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mirissa
— 1 night
Drive
5
Galle
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Negombo
— 1 night
Fly
7
Sigiriya
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Pinnawala
— 1 night
Drive
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Kandy
— 3 nights
Fly

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Colombo

— 1 night
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 24th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of The Bandaranaike Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, then look for gifts at Luv SL Katunayake, and finally stroll around Galle Face Green.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Colombo trip builder.

Moscow, Russia to Colombo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2.5 hours. Traveling from Moscow in November, things will get much hotter in Colombo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Nuwara Eliya

— 1 night

Little England

Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
On the 25th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Hakgala Botanic Gardens and then explore the striking landscape of Horton Plains National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuwara Eliya online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Ella

— 1 night
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Nine Arches Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden, and finally stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ella online trip maker.

You can drive from Nuwara Eliya to Ella in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mirissa.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Classes · Shopping

Mirissa

— 1 night
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mirissa sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ella to Mirissa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Galle.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Galle

— 2 nights
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch Reformed Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Unawatuna Devol Devalaya, then see the interesting displays at Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach.

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You can drive from Mirissa to Galle in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Galle can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Negombo.

Things to do in Galle

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Negombo

— 1 night

Little Rome

Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): stop by Selyn, then kick back and relax at Negombo Beach, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Negombo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galle to Negombo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Negombo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Negombo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Sigiriya

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Sigiriya Fortress, Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then view the masterpieces at Pethikada. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, deepen your understanding of the past and present with LG Lanka Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sigiriya tour planner.

Fly from Negombo to Sigiriya in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Pinnawala.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Pinnawala

— 1 night
The main attraction in Pinnawala is undoubtedly its elephant orphanage.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Freedom Project, then stroll through Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and then stop by Luv SL.

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

You can drive from Sigiriya to Pinnawala in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Pinnawala

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Kandy

— 3 nights
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kandy is known for historic sites, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, stroll the grounds of Kandy War Cemetery, and look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kandy trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Pinnawala to Kandy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip