10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + taxi:  15​h 30​min
1
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Dambulla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kandy
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  15​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hikkaduwa Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Unawatuna with an excursion to Mirissa Beach in Mirissa--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, stroll through Unawatuna Beach, look for gifts at Embark, and contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Unawatuna trip maker website .

Melbourne, Australia to Unawatuna is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Melbourne to Unawatuna, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Galle, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

3
nights
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 5th (Thu): stop by Lanka Silks, then don't miss a visit to Sigiriya World Heritage Site, then examine the collection at Pethikada, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of The Golden Temple. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Minneriya National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dambulla trip planner .

Drive from Unawatuna to Dambulla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Minneriya National Park
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya

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.
Bring the kids along to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Knuckles Forest Reserve. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Kandy Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Udawattekele Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

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You can drive from Dambulla to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Knuckles Forest Reserve, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Royal Botanical Gardens
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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