8 days in South Asia Itinerary

8 days in South Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Colombo
— 1 night
Drive
2
Kegalle
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kandy
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ella
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Dikwella
— 2 nights
Drive to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, Fly to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

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Colombo

— 1 night
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 8th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, then walk around Galle Face Green, and finally look for gifts at Vogue Jewellers (Pvt) Ltd.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Colombo trip itinerary builder site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Colombo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Stockholm to Colombo. Traveling from Stockholm in November, things will get much hotter in Colombo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Kegalle.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Kegalle

— 1 night
Kegalle is a large town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. On the 9th (Tue), stroll through Millennium Elephant Foundation, then get a dose of the wild on Elephant Care Relief Foundation, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kegalle attractions planner.

Drive from Colombo to Kegalle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Kegalle

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Kandy

— 1 night
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kandy online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kegalle to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Ella

— 2 nights
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
You've now added SAYLANKA Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see SAYLANKA Tours. On the next day, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then take in the views from Nine Arches Bridge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ella trip site.

Getting from Kandy to Ella by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. November in Ella sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dikwella.

Things to do in Ella

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Dikwella

— 2 nights
On the 13th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa), get up close to creatures of the deep with Two Daughters Travel, then view the masterpieces at Indika Art Gallery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Amor Wellness.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dikwella trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ella to Dikwella takes 3.5 hours. In November in Dikwella, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dikwella

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas

Side Trip