4 days in Polonnaruwa & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

4 days in Polonnaruwa & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

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4 days in Polonnaruwa & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Taxi:  12​h 45​min
1
Polonnaruwa
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Hikkaduwa
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa ©
Lying 216 km (134 mi) from Colombo, Polonnaruwa offers a rich history second in Sri Lanka only to Arunadhapura.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Polonnaruwa, contemplate the long history of Hetadage, explore the ancient world of Polonnaruwa Vatadage, then make a trip to Thuparama, and finally pause for some photo ops at Gal Vihara.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Polonnaruwa road trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Polonnaruwa is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Singapore to Polonnaruwa, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Polonnaruwa

Historic Sites
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Polonnaruwa ©
Polonnaruwa
Gal Vihara ©
Gal Vihara
Polonnaruwa Vatadage ©
Polonnaruwa Vatadage

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nights
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hikkaduwa online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Polonnaruwa to Hikkaduwa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Galle Fort, Jungle Beach
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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