5 days in South Asia Itinerary

5 days in South Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka route maker

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Negombo
— 1 day
Fly
2
Sigiriya
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kandy
— 1 night
Fly to Diyawanna Oya, Taxi to Colombo

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Negombo

— 1 day

Little Rome

Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then stroll through Negombo Beach, and then look for gifts at Selyn.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Negombo trip itinerary maker.

Colombo to Negombo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In January, daytime highs in Negombo are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Negombo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Sigiriya

— 2 nights
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sigiriya Fortress, make a trip to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, and then stroll through Golden Temple of Dambulla. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis, then don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, and then surround yourself with nature on LG Lanka Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sigiriya trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Negombo to Sigiriya takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nuwara Eliya

— 1 night

Little England

Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Hakgala Botanic Gardens, explore the striking landscape of Horton Plains National Park, and then explore the activities along Kande-ela Reservoir.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nuwara Eliya trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Sigiriya to Nuwara Eliya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Kandy

— 1 night
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy journey maker site.

Getting from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip