7 days in Ella, Mirissa & Bentota Itinerary

7 days in Ella, Mirissa & Bentota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka trip planner

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Fly to Colombo, Taxi to Ella
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Ella
— 1 day
Drive
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Mirissa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bentota
— 3 nights
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Ella

— 1 day
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Ella Spice Garden, explore the striking landscape at Ella Rock, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ella vacation maker website.

New Delhi, India to Ella is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature

Mirissa

— 2 nights
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Mirissa Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then experience rural life at Handunugoda Tea Estate. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mirissa driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ella to Mirissa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Mirissa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bentota.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Bentota

— 3 nights
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ahungalla Beach, don't miss a visit to Tsunami Honganji Vihara, then see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Bentota tour planner.

You can drive from Mirissa to Bentota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Bentota can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips