8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tissamaharama
— 1 night
2
Mirissa
— 2 nights
3
Beruwala
— 1 night
4
Kandy
— 1 night
5
Colombo
— 2 nights

1
night
Tissamaharama

Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tissamaharama trip maker.

Bengaluru, India to Tissamaharama is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Tissamaharama. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Kirinda Viharaya
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Safaris
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara ©
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara
Tissa Dagoba ©
Tissa Dagoba

2
nights
Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 26th (Wed), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenkick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, and then stop by LAZY.RIDE. Keep things going the next day: stop by Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, thenstop by Embark, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mirissa vacation planner.

You can drive from Tissamaharama to Mirissa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Mirissa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Beruwala.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Jungle Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, learn something new at Dara Gems & Jewellery, and then look for gifts at Sriyan Jewellers.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Beruwala holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Beruwala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Beruwala sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Beruwala

Shopping Classes Parks

Side Trip

Bentota Beach
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Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

1
night
Kandy

Kandy ©
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 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Raja Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, thenstop by Jayamali Batiks Studio, and finally look for gifts at Kandy City Center.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kandy vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Beruwala to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Kandy

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Jayamali Batiks Studio ©
Jayamali Batiks Studio

2
nights
Colombo

Colombo ©
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 30th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, stop by Barefoot, thenlook for gifts at Stone 'N' String, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Sri Lanka Tea Board, thenwalk around Galle Face Green, thenlook for gifts at Luv SL, and finally browse the different shops at Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Colombo journey planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Kandy to Colombo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Colombo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping Museums Parks
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Stone 'N' String ©
Stone 'N' String
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum

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