22 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

22 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Colombo
— 4 nights
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Kandy
— 4 nights
3
Hikkaduwa
— 4 nights
4
Mirissa
— 3 nights
5
Arugam Bay
— 3 nights
6
Dambulla
— 2 nights

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple and Colombo National Museum. Visiting Holiday Lanka Tours and Mount Lavinia Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Colombo's surroundings by going to Negombo Beach (in Negombo), Sri Anjaneyar Temple (in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia) and Pio Ayurveda Center (in Waikkal). There's still lots to do: stop by Vishwa Tharu Spice and Ayurveda Herbal Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ The Living Saviour, take in the exciting artwork at Ganeshism Studio Gallery, and don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Colombo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Warsaw, Poland to Colombo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Warsaw to Colombo, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in October, things will get much hotter in Colombo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Sriya & Daya Curio Shop. Step out of the city life by going to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Kandy Lake. When in Kandy, make a side trip to see Victoria Golf & Country Resort in Rajawella, approximately Rajawella away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, stroll through Knuckles Forest Reserve, and play a few rounds at RB Tours Srilanka.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Colombo to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Golf

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4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Galle Fort and Kowilawatta Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Hikkaduwa Beach and Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hikkaduwa: Unawatuna (Jungle Beach, Mihiripenna Beach, &more) and Bentota Beach (in Bentota). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Tsunami Photo Museum and examine the collection at Community Tsunami Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hikkaduwa day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kandy to Hikkaduwa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Hikkaduwa Beach
4.1
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World heritage site
Galle Fort
4.4
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Beach
Jungle Beach
3.4

3
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Do your shopping at Tour with Rasad and Indika Art Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mirissa Beach and Medawatta Beach. And it doesn't end there: catch a ride with UP Travels & Tours - Excursions, look for gifts at Dress Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Point, and get some fabulous bargains at Tea House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mirissa online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Hikkaduwa to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Arugam Bay.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trips

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Art Gallery
Indika Art Gallery
5.0

3
nights
Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay ©
Step out of the city life by going to Arugam Bay and Sage Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arugam Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Arugam Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Arugam Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
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Water Body
Arugam Bay
4.0
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Outdoor Activity
Whisky Point, Sri Lanka
4.5
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Off-Road Tour
Sage Tours
5.0

2
nights
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Sigiriya Fortress, take in the exciting artwork at Pethikada, and then look for gifts at Karu Arts & Crafts.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Dambulla vacation planner.

You can drive from Arugam Bay to Dambulla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Karu Arts & Crafts
4.7

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