6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colombo
— 1 day
2
Kandy
— 1 night
3
Sigiriya
— 3 nights

1
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 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ The Living Saviour, stroll around Galle Face Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Independence Memorial Hall, and finally look for gifts at Pendi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colombo trip builder site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Colombo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Tallinn to Colombo. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Tallinn in November, with highs in Colombo at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, thenbrowse the collection at Buddhist Publication Society, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kandy online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Colombo to Kandy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
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 20th (Fri): browse for treasures at sigiri art gallery, thenmake a trip to Pidurangala Rock, thenexplore the ancient world of Sigiriya, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pethikada. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pidurangala Royal Cave Temple.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sigiriya holiday planner.

Drive from Kandy to Sigiriya in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dambulla
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

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