6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Kandy
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h
2
Galle
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
3
Negombo
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Doha

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at World Buddhist Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kandy trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Doha, Qatar to Kandy is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Doha to Kandy, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Galle.

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
World Buddhist Museum ©
World Buddhist Museum

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Get in touch with nature at Bentota Beach and Hikkaduwa Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galle: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa) and Tsunami Photo Museum (in Telwatta). It doesn't end there: stop by Lak Gems & Jewellery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galle journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kandy to Galle in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Negombo.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Unawatuna, Bentota Beach, Tsunami Photo Museum, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Negombo

Negombo ©
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
On the 23rd (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Negombo Beach, and then look for gifts at DIANA Souvenirs.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Negombo sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Galle to Negombo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Negombo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Negombo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach

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