8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Ella
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tissamaharama
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Galle
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Ella Spice Garden, and finally get a new perspective on nature at R. M. S Antique And Brassware. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Ravana Ella Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock, and then stop by Ella Gem & Jewelry.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ella trip itinerary maker .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Ella is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuwait City to Ella, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden
Ella Spice Garden ©
Ella Spice Garden

2
nights
Tissamaharama

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Kirinda Viharaya and then explore the striking landscape of Bundala National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiri Vehera, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tissamaharama day trip app .

Getting from Ella to Tissamaharama by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Galle.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Bundala National Park, Kiri Vehera, Kirinda Viharaya
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Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park
Safaris
Kiri Vehera ©
Kiri Vehera

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ahungalla Beach and Tsunami Photo Museum. Head to Cara Jewellers and Saffron Robes Gallery and Studiofor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa), Bentota Beach (in Bentota) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). It doesn't end there: stroll through Jungle Beach and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Galle trip builder .

You can drive from Tissamaharama to Galle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Galle sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Tsunami Photo Museum, Kosgoda Turtle Care, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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