10 days in Sri Lanka & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

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Dambulla, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
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Havelock Island, India
— 3 nights
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Ella, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights

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Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, delve into the distant past at Sigiriya, and then view the masterpieces at Pethikada.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dambulla route planner.

Chennai, India to Dambulla is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

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Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally soar above the sights with Jems Tours.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kandy online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dambulla to Kandy in 2.5 hours. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Havelock Island.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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Havelock Island, India

Havelock Island ©
Known for its scuba diving spots, picturesque beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Havelock Island stands out as the largest island in the archipelago, and one of the most tourist-oriented places in the Andaman Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Kalapathar Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vijaynagar Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Elephant Beach and then kick back and relax at Radhanagar Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Havelock Island trip planner.

Fly from Kandy to Havelock Island in 10.5 hours. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Ella.

Things to do in Havelock Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Radhanagar Beach ©
Radhanagar Beach
Kalapathar Beach ©
Kalapathar Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Ella, Sri Lanka

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then take in the views from Nine Arches Bridge, and finally indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ella route planning tool.

Getting from Havelock Island to Ella by combination of flight and taxi takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Mirissa.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for gifts at Made In Ceylon, steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take some stellar pictures from Coconut Tree Hill.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mirissa trip itinerary site.

Getting from Ella to Mirissa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Mirissa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Galle Fort
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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