7 days in Bentota, Mirissa & Ella Itinerary

7 days in Bentota, Mirissa & Ella Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka vacation planner

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Bentota
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Mirissa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ella
— 1 night
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Bentota

— 2 nights
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 25th (Tue), kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kande Viharaya Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalutara Bodhiya, then stroll through Bentota Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ahungalla Beach, and finally stop by Leather.lk.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bentota trip builder tool.

New Delhi, India to Bentota is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. While traveling from New Delhi, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Bentota, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mirissa.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mirissa

— 2 nights
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Handunugoda Tea Estate, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Church, then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, and finally kick back and relax at Jungle Beach.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Mirissa road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bentota to Mirissa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Mirissa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to Ella.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ella

— 1 night
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
On the 29th (Sat), look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware and then take in the dramatic scenery at Ravana Ella Falls.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Ella vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Mirissa to Ella in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Shopping