8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Hikkaduwa
— 1 night
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Dikwella
— 1 night
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Hambantota
— 1 night
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Trincomalee
— 1 night
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Anuradhapura
— 2 nights

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Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum and then take in the exciting artwork at Tsunami Photo Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch Reformed Church, look for gifts at Lihiniya Gems, and then stroll through Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hikkaduwa driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Hikkaduwa is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from London to Hikkaduwa due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Hikkaduwa at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dikwella.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Dutch Reformed Church ©
Dutch Reformed Church
Lihiniya Gems ©
Lihiniya Gems

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Dikwella

Dikwella ©
On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Hummanaya Blow Hole, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Eden Reverie Spa and Cabanas, then take an exotic tour of Tuk Tuk Safari Tangalle, and finally kick back and relax at Amanwella Silent Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dikwella vacation builder site.

You can drive from Hikkaduwa to Dikwella in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hambantota.

Things to do in Dikwella

Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas · Transportation

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Tuk Tuk Safari Tangalle ©
Tuk Tuk Safari Tangalle
Hummanaya Blow Hole ©
Hummanaya Blow Hole
Amanwella Silent Beach ©
Amanwella Silent Beach

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Hambantota

Hambantota ©
Hambantota is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. On the 16th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bundala National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hambantota trip planner.

You can drive from Dikwella to Hambantota in 1.5 hours. April in Hambantota sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trincomalee.

Things to do in Hambantota

Nature · Parks

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Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park

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Trincomalee

A center of Tamil culture and language, Trincomalee suffered greatly during the 30-year civil war, but the troubles haven't dimmed the natural and cultural charms of the place.
On the 17th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koneswaram Temple and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Trincomalee trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Hambantota to Trincomalee in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anuradhapura.

Things to do in Trincomalee

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koneswaram Temple ©
Koneswaram Temple

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Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura ©
Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Jethawanaramaya Dagoba, admire the striking features of Ruwanwelisaya, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isurumuniya Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Anuradhapura attractions planning app.

Getting from Trincomalee to Anuradhapura by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

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Ruwanwelisaya ©
Ruwanwelisaya
Jethawanaramaya Dagoba ©
Jethawanaramaya Dagoba

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