4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Kandy
— 1 day
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Pinnawala
— 1 night
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Nilaveli
— 1 night
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Arugam Bay
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kandy day trip planning tool.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 3-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pinnawala.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

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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

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Pinnawala

Pinnawala ©
The main attraction in Pinnawala is undoubtedly its elephant orphanage.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll through Millennium Elephant Foundation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with See Lanka Travels.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pinnawala day trip website.

Drive from Kandy to Pinnawala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Pinnawala can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nilaveli.

Things to do in Pinnawala

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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See Lanka Travels ©
See Lanka Travels
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Millennium Elephant Foundation ©
Millennium Elephant Foundation

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Nilaveli

Nilaveli ©
The coastal resort town of Nilaveli draws visitors with its beaches, dive spots, and seaside hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Velgam Vehera, then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then kick back and relax at Nilaveli Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nilaveli driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pinnawala to Nilaveli takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Arugam Bay.

Things to do in Nilaveli

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Nilaveli Beach ©
Nilaveli Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Velgam Vehera ©
Velgam Vehera

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Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay
On the 31st (Mon), get outside with Ecowave Travels and then boost your wellbeing at Deergayu Acupressure Center.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Arugam Bay day trip planning website.

You can drive from Nilaveli to Arugam Bay in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August, daytime highs in Arugam Bay are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arugam Bay

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas

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