4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Kandy
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h
2
Galle
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at 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.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kandy day trip tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kandy is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Kandy. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

2
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, browse the exhibits of Tsunami Photo Museum, and then kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Lak Gems & Jewellery, then kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Galle trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kandy to Galle takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mirissa, Unawatuna, Tsunami Photo Museum, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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