7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
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Kalkudah
— 1 night
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Dambulla
— 2 nights
4
Polonnaruwa
— 1 night
5
Wellawaya
— 1 night

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Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya ©

Little England

Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sita Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Gregory Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swarnagiri Maha Viharaya, and finally stop by Franciscan Sister's Jam Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Hakgala Botanic Gardens, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bomburuella Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kande-ela Reservoir.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nuwara Eliya tour planning site.

Colombo to Nuwara Eliya is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kalkudah.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Water Body
Gregory Lake
3.8
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Religious Site
Sita Temple
3.7

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Kalkudah

Kalkudah ©
On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Coconut Cultural Park and then get the adrenaline pumping with LK Travels & Tours SRI LANKA.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kalkudah sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Nuwara Eliya to Kalkudah by car takes about 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kalkudah

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation
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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 8th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis and then take in nature's colorful creations at Popham's Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dambulla holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Kalkudah to Dambulla takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Polonnaruwa.

Things to do in Dambulla

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
4.5

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Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa ©
Lying 216 km (134 mi) from Colombo, Polonnaruwa offers a rich history second in Sri Lanka only to Arunadhapura.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Pabalu Vehera, appreciate the history behind Polonnaruwa Vatadage, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum, then make a trip to Thuparama, and finally contemplate the long history of Dalada Maluwa.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Polonnaruwa tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Dambulla to Polonnaruwa in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Wellawaya.

Things to do in Polonnaruwa

Historic Sites · Museums
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Historic Site
Dalada Maluwa
4.6

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Wellawaya

Wellawaya ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Buduruwagala and then take in the dramatic scenery at Elle Wala Waterfall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Wellawaya trip planner.

Drive from Polonnaruwa to Wellawaya in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wellawaya

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Monument
Buduruwagala
4.4

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