6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
1
Galle
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
2
Kandy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Ella
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Dambulla
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 10th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Galle driving holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Galle is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Galle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Galle

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Unawatuna
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Spas & Wellness

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.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the activities along Kandy Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kandy road trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Galle to Kandy in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

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

1
night
Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, then snap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge, and finally admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ella online travel planner.

You can drive from Kandy to Ella in 4 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November in Ella, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden

2
nights
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Dhilip De Alwis, then make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, and then explore the ancient world of Sigiriya. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ederagala Wana Senasuna.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dambulla road trip website.

Traveling by car from Ella to Dambulla takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Dhilip De Alwis
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

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