3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Hambantota
— 1 day
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Yala National Park
— Few hours
3
Kandy
— 1 night
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Dambulla
— 1 night

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Hambantota

Hambantota ©
Hambantota is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. On the 20th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bundala National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hambantota attractions planner.

Colombo to Hambantota is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yala National Park.

Things to do in Hambantota

Nature · Parks

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National Park
Bundala National Park
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Yala National Park

Yala National Park
One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations.
For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yala National Park road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Hambantota to Yala National Park with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Yala National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Kandy on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Yala National Park

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kandy road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Yala National Park to Kandy in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

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Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Sigiriya Fortress and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dambulla attractions website.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Dambulla takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6

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