20 days in North Western Province Itinerary

20 days in North Western Province Itinerary

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20 days in North Western Province Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Drive:  2​h
1
Chilaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kalpitiya
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Wilpattu National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yapahuwa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kurunegala
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Colombo

3
nights
Chilaw

Chilaw
Chilaw is a large town in Puttalam District, North Western Province, Sri Lanka. Chilaw is known for historic sites and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anawilundawa Wetland Sanctuary, make a trip to Munneswaram Kovil Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne’s Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Murugan Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Chilaw online trip itinerary maker .

Colombo to Chilaw is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, daytime highs in Chilaw are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kalpitiya.

Things to do in Chilaw

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Anne’s Church

4
nights
Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya is known for adventure, wildlife, outdoors, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Church, Kalpitiya, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kudawa Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kalpitiya trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Chilaw to Kalpitiya takes 2 hours. On the 18th (Mon), you're off toWilpattu National Park.

Things to do in Kalpitiya

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dutch Church, Kalpitiya ©
Dutch Church, Kalpitiya

4
nights
Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park
Wilpattu National Park is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilpattu National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Kalpitiya to Wilpattu National Park in 3 hours. You will leave for Yapahuwa on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Wilpattu National Park

Tours Outdoors

3
nights
Yapahuwa

Yapahuwa ©
Yapahuwa was one of the ephemeral capitals of medieval Sri Lanka. Explore Yapahuwa's surroundings by going to Na Uyana Monastery (in Melsiripura), Reswehera Rajamaha Vihara (in Buluewa) and Hatthikuchchi Viharaya (in Mahagalkadawala). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Yapahuwa Rock Fortress and take an in-depth tour of Yapahuwa Ancient Kingdom.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yapahuwa trip tool .

Getting from Wilpattu National Park to Yapahuwa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Kurunegala.

Things to do in Yapahuwa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Reswehera Rajamaha Vihara, Hatthikuchchi Viharaya, Na Uyana Monastery
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Yapahuwa Rock Fortress ©
Yapahuwa Rock Fortress
Na Uyana Monastery ©
Na Uyana Monastery
Hatthikuchchi Viharaya ©
Hatthikuchchi Viharaya

5
nights
Kurunegala

Kurunegala ©
Kurunegala is a major city in Sri Lanka. Change things up with these side-trips from Kurunegala: Arankelle Ancient Monastery (in Melsiripura) and Polgahawela (Siri Gautama Sambuddharaja Maligawa & Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery Polgahawela). There's much more to do: make a trip to Ridi Viharaya, appreciate the history behind World's tallest granite Samadhi Buddha statue in Kurunegala, stop by Selyn, and explore the activities along Deduru Oya Reservoir.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kurunegala day trip app .

You can drive from Yapahuwa to Kurunegala in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Kurunegala can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Kurunegala

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Polgahawela, Arankelle Ancient Monastery
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Ethagala ©
Ethagala
Selyn ©
Selyn
Panduwasnuwara Kingdom ©
Panduwasnuwara Kingdom