28 days in Central Province Itinerary

28 days in Central Province Itinerary

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28 days in Central Province Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Naula
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dambulla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kandy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Katukitula
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nuwara Eliya
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

4
nights
Naula

Naula ©
Naula is known for shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for gifts at Karu Arts & Crafts.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naula trip maker website .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Naula is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. On the 24th (Sat), you're off toDambulla.

Things to do in Naula

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Karu Arts & Crafts ©
Karu Arts & Crafts

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dambulla: Sigiriya (Sigiriya Craft Village, Pidurangala Rock, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Sigiriya World Heritage Site, browse the fresh offerings at Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre, explore the world behind art at Painting Conservation & Research Center, Painting Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dambulla online trip itinerary planner .

Dambulla is just a stone's throw from Naula. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sigiriya
Highlights from your plan
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kandy to Matale to see Knuckles Mountain Range about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, identify plant and animal life at Udawattekele Sanctuary, make a trip to Kandy view point, and appreciate the history behind Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kandy road trip planning app .

Getting from Dambulla to Kandy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Katukitula.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Peradeniya, Knuckles Mountain Range
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

6
nights
Katukitula

Katukitula ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Katukitula: Loolkandura (in Rikillagaskada), Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex (in Gampola) and Nawalapitiya (Kadiyanlena Falls & Galboda Falls).

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Katukitula trip builder .

Drive from Kandy to Katukitula in 2 hours. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Katukitula

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nawalapitiya, Pussellawa, Aberdeen Falls, Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex, Kotmale Dam
Highlights from your plan
Kotmale Dam ©
Kotmale Dam
Ramboda Waterfall ©
Ramboda Waterfall
Aberdeen Falls ©
Aberdeen Falls

6
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.
Make the 15th (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at Galway's Land National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Horton Plains National Park, admire the natural beauty at Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya, stop by Mackwoods Tea Centre, and relax in the rural setting at Bluefield Tea Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nuwara Eliya trip planner .

Traveling by car from Katukitula to Nuwara Eliya takes 2 hours. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Hakgala Botanic Gardens ©
Hakgala Botanic Gardens
Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake