9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Taxi:  13​h
1
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Kandy
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Perth

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Unawatuna: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa), Bentota (Sea Turtle Protection Association & Bentota Beach) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa).

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna tour planner .

Perth, Australia to Unawatuna is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Perth to Unawatuna. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Unawatuna when traveling from Perth in January, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Bentota, Galle Fort, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

5
nights
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Explore Kandy's surroundings by going to Dhilip De Alwis (in Habarana), Dambulla (Balloon Rides & Golden Temple of Dambulla) and Sigiriya (in Sigiriya). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Kandy Lake, don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, take in nature's colorful creations at Euphoria Spice and Herbal, and look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kandy online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dambulla, Royal Botanical Gardens, Sigiriya, Dhilip De Alwis, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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