3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, stroll around Galle Face Green, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and finally stop by Lakarcade.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Colombo sightseeing planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Colombo. In August in Colombo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

1
night
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 22nd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Plan trip to Kandy with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Colombo to Kandy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

1
night
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 23rd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Sigiriya and then Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dambulla holiday tool.

Drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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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