15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Colombo
— 1 night
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Galle
— 3 nights
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Kalametiya
— 2 nights
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Yala National Park
— 1 night
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Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
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Ella
— 2 nights
7
Dambulla
— 2 nights
8
Kandy
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): walk around Galle Face Green, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and then stop by Urban Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Colombo National Museum, then appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, then get outside with Diyatha Uyana, and finally make a trip to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Colombo route maker website.

Ahmedabad, India to Colombo is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Colombo, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Galle.

Things to do in Colombo

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Outdoor Activity
Diyatha Uyana
4.5

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Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Get out of town with these interesting Galle side-trips: Bentota (Sammy Reisen, Bentota Beach, &more), Nandana Tea Factory (in Akuressa) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, look for gifts at Made In Ceylon, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Galle trip planner.

You can drive from Colombo to Galle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Galle, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kalametiya.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Galle Fort
4.4

2
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Kalametiya

Kalametiya ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get where you need to go with UP Travels & Tours - Excursions, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mawella Bird Sanctuary Bird Watching, and then go for a walk through Tuk Tuk Suranga. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kahandamodara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalametiya Beach, then surround yourself with nature on Kalametiya Eco Bird Watching, and finally stroll through Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kalametiya trip maker tool.

Drive from Galle to Kalametiya in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yala National Park.

Things to do in Kalametiya

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Transportation

Side Trips

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Yala National Park

Yala National Park ©
One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yala National Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yala National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kalametiya to Yala National Park with the Route module. In February, daily temperatures in Yala National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Yala National Park

Nature · Parks
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National Park
Yala National Park
2.7

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Udawalawe National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Udawalawe National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Yala National Park to Udawalawe National Park in 2 hours. In February in Udawalawe National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Ella.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware, indulge your taste buds at Honey Bee Garden, snap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, and finally work off some steam at Yoga Ella. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Ella Rock, then admire the sheer force of Ravana Ella Falls, and then admire the natural beauty at Ella Spice Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ella travel planner.

Traveling by car from Udawalawe National Park to Ella takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Classes · Spas
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Geologic Formation
Ella Rock
4.8

2
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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 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Sigiriya Museum, then don't miss a visit to Sigiriya Fortress, then make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, and finally stroll through Dhilip De Alwis. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dambulla Cave Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Dambulla travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Ella to Dambulla takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
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Landmark
Pidurangala Rock
4.8

2
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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Degaldoruwa Temple, make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawattekele Sanctuary, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, and finally make a trip to Kandy view point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at Waruna Antiques and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kandy online trip builder.

You can drive from Dambulla to Kandy in 2.5 hours. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Side Trip

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Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

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