10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kandy
— 1 night
2
Dambulla
— Few hours
3
Mirissa
— 2 nights
4
Netolpitiya
— 2 nights
5
Kosgoda
— 2 nights

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 22nd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, stroll the grounds of Kandy Garrison Cemetery, thenpause for some photo ops at Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, and finally stroll the grounds of Kandy War Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kandy trip planner.

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Kandy is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Dubrovnik to Kandy, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
Kandy War Cemetery ©
Kandy War Cemetery

few
hours
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Dambulla itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Dambulla takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Dambulla

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

2
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 24th (Sat), get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch Reformed Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Mirissa day trip app.

Getting from Dambulla to Mirissa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February in Mirissa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Netolpitiya.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Jungle Beach, Dutch Reformed Church
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Dutch Reformed Church ©
Dutch Reformed Church
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Netolpitiya

Netolpitiya ©
Most people take a trip to Netolpitiya to enjoy a classic beach holiday.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Indika Art Gallery, thendelve into the distant past at Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara, and then stroll through Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) and then explore the activities along Tangalle Lagoon.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Netolpitiya road trip tool.

Getting from Mirissa to Netolpitiya by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Netolpitiya are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kosgoda.

Things to do in Netolpitiya

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tangalle, Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary
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Tangalle Lagoon ©
Tangalle Lagoon
Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©
Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa)
Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary ©
Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary

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nights
Kosgoda

Kosgoda ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ahungalla Beach, see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hikkaduwa Beach, thenmake a trip to Tsunami Honganji Vihara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kowilawatta Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kosgoda online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Netolpitiya to Kosgoda takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kosgoda can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kosgoda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Ahungalla Beach, Kowilawatta Temple
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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