5 days in New Delhi & Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi & Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h
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Bentota, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
4
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

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New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, then stroll through Humayun's Tomb, and then contemplate the long history of India Gate. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Delhi road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. October in New Delhi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bentota.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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Bentota, Sri Lanka

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moragalla Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bentota trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Bentota in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New Delhi in October, you will find days in Bentota are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Moragalla Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Moragalla Beach ©
Moragalla Beach

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Unawatuna Beach, kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Unawatuna trip site .

You can drive from Bentota to Unawatuna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Unawatuna can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Dambulla.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Galle Fort
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Unawatuna Beach ©
Unawatuna Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort

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Dambulla, Sri Lanka

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 29th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Sigiriya and then Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dambulla road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Dambulla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Sigiriya
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

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