10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  13​h 45​min
1
Mirissa
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Nuwara Eliya
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kandy
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
End: Colombo

2
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Polhena Beach, and then relax in the rural setting at Nandana Tea Factory. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mirissa online attractions planner .

Mumbai, India to Mirissa is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Mumbai in November, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Mirissa: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Polhena Beach, Nandana Tea Factory
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Polhena Beach ©
Polhena Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach, make a trip to Japanese Peace Pagoda, and then kick back and relax at Jungle Beach. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery, steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, then kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach, and finally stop by Lak Gems & Jewellery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna holiday planner .

Unawatuna is just a short distance from Mirissa. In November, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Galle, Bentota Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

2
nights
Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya ©
Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Mohini falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Horton Plains National Park. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Gregory Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nuwara Eliya and Tea Country, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sita Temple, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ambewela Farms.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nuwara Eliya trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Nuwara Eliya in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple ©
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
Ambewela Farms ©
Ambewela Farms

2
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kandy: Euphoria Spice and Herbal (in Matale) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, stroll the grounds of Kandy War Cemetery, stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kandy trip maker .

You can drive from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Euphoria Spice and Herbal, Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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