27 days in Bentota & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

27 days in Bentota & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

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27 days in Bentota & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Bentota
— 11 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Nuwara Eliya
— 15 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

11
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Explore Bentota's surroundings by going to Galle (Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sea Turtle Farm, & more), Hikkaduwa (Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa Beach, & more) and Sea Turtle Hatchery (in Ambalangoda). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bentota River.

Make your Bentota itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bengaluru, India to Bentota is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in January; daily highs in Bentota reach 37°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Galle, Kosgoda, Ahungalla
Highlights from your plan
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

15
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nuwara Eliya: Dhowa Rock Temple (in Bandarawela), Ella (Coffee & Tea Tours, Little Adam's Peak, & more) and Rakkhiththa Kanda Aranya Senasanaya (in Wellawaya). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Horton Plains National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Gregory Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Hakgala Botanic Gardens, and get outside with Piduruthalagala Forest Reserve.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nuwara Eliya trip maker tool .

You can drive from Bentota to Nuwara Eliya in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ella, Ramboda Waterfall, Bambarakanda Falls, Divurumpola, Aberdeen Falls
Highlights from your plan
Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake

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