9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Unawatuna
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kandy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Dambulla
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Get in touch with nature at Mirissa Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mihiripenna Beach and Galle Fort. Change things up with these side-trips from Unawatuna: Kosgoda (Kosgoda Turtle Care & Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center), Induruwa Sea Turtle Conservation Project & Sea Turtle Information Center (in Induruwa) and Bentota Beach (in Bentota). And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery, take in the exciting artwork at Tsunami Photo Museum, and browse the exhibits of Saffron Robes.

Make your Unawatuna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

New Delhi, India to Unawatuna is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect nights in Unawatuna to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Kosgoda, Mirissa, Galle Fort, Induruwa Sea Turtle Conservation Project & Sea Turtle Information Center
Highlights from your plan
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Udawalawe National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Udawalawe National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from Unawatuna to Udawalawe National Park in 3.5 hours. In June in Udawalawe National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

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.
On the 6th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Royal Botanical Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asgiri Maha Vihara pirivena, stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Kandy tour site.

Getting from Udawalawe National Park to Kandy by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

1
night
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
On the 7th (Sun), stroll through Golden Temple of Dambulla, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Cave Temple, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dambulla trip itinerary website.

Drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dambulla Cave Temple
Highlights from your plan
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Dambulla Cave Temple ©
Dambulla Cave Temple
Balloon Rides

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