14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Taxi:  17​h 45​min
1
Kandy
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Mirissa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hikkaduwa
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3​h 45​min
4
Dambulla
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
5
Colombo
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

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.
Visiting Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Udawattekele Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Visit Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Asgiriya Maha Viharaya for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sriya & Daya Curio Shop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Vishnu Devalaya, and get engrossed in the history at Raja Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy road trip site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Kandy is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Kandy is 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

1
night
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stop by LAZY.RIDE, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Mirissa tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Mirissa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Mirissa, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
LAZY.RIDE ©
LAZY.RIDE

3
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.
Head to Tsunami Photo Museum and Fort Art Jewelsfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Jungle Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Hikkaduwa: Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center (in Kosgoda), Ahungalla Beach (in Ahungalla) and Bentota Beach (in Bentota). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach, steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, and view the masterpieces at Saffron Robes Gallery and Studio.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hikkaduwa online holiday maker .

You can drive from Mirissa to Hikkaduwa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Hikkaduwa are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dambulla.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Galle, Tsunami Photo Museum, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, Ahungalla Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

1
night
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): browse the fresh offerings at Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Popham's Arboretum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Dambulla trip planner .

You can drive from Hikkaduwa to Dambulla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Dambulla

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre ©
Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre
Popham's Arboretum ©
Popham's Arboretum

4
nights
Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
For shopping fun, head to Lakarcade or Noritake Factory Store. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mount Lavinia Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colombo: Weras Ganga Park (in Boralesgamuwa) and Negombo (Negombo Beach & Negombo Fish Market). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple and browse the different shops at Arcade Independence Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Colombo route tool .

Getting from Dambulla to Colombo by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In February in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Negombo, Weras Ganga Park
Highlights from your plan
Lakarcade ©
Lakarcade
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©

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