3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kandy
— 1 day
2
Dambulla
— 1 night
3
Ella
— 1 night

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day
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, browse the collection at Buddhist Publication Society, and then make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kandy holiday planner.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of taxi and train. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Buddhist Publication Society ©
Buddhist Publication Society

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Sigiriya and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Dambulla trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Dambulla takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, thensnap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ella holiday builder site.

You can drive from Dambulla to Ella in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Ella, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden

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