14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Colombo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kandy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Nuwara Eliya
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Mirissa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Beruwala
— 1 night
Drive:  62 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
On the 6th (Tue), stroll through Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and then stop by ODEL.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Colombo trip maker app.

Mumbai, India to Colombo is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect nights in Colombo to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa
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Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa ©
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa
ODEL ©
ODEL
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

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.
Do your shopping at Kandy City Center and Jayamali Batiks Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Kandy: Victoria Golf & Country Resort (in Rajawella) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, appreciate the history behind Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, and explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kandy online holiday maker.

Getting from Colombo to Kandy by combination of taxi and train takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Victoria Golf & Country Resort, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

2
nights
Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya ©
Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Xavier's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Mackwoods Tea Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kande-ela Reservoir, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Horton Plains National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nuwara Eliya vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Mirissa on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Kande-ela Reservoir ©
Kande-ela Reservoir
St. Xavier's Church ©
St. Xavier's Church

2
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, look for gifts at Embark, then take in the exciting artwork at Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Mirissa trip site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nuwara Eliya to Mirissa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Beruwala.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Galle, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Jungle Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, then stroll through Bentota Beach, and then stop by Sriyan Jewellers.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Beruwala tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mirissa to Beruwala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Beruwala

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Bentota, Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project ©
Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association

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