4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colombo
— 1 day
2
Dambulla
— 1 night
3
Mirissa
— 1 night
4
Hikkaduwa
— 1 night

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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 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at Mount Lavinia Beach, thenstroll around Galle Face Green, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Colombo route planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colombo. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Dambulla.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis, and then delve into the distant past at Sigiriya.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dambulla road trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Colombo to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dhilip De Alwis, Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Dhilip De Alwis

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Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 8th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirissa Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan a trip to Mirissa easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Dambulla to Mirissa in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. March in Mirissa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spas

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night
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.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hikkaduwa road trip planner.

Drive from Mirissa to Hikkaduwa in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Bentota Beach
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

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