10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
1
Bentota
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Hikkaduwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Kandy
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
You've now added Ahungalla Beach to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kosgoda Turtle Care. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, make a trip to Bentota Bazaar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kande Viharaya Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bentota trip builder website.

Bengaluru, India to Bentota is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in September since evenings lows in Bentota dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kosgoda, Ahungalla, Kande Viharaya Temple, Sea Turtle Hatchery
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Madugnga Lake, then make a trip to Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach. On your second day here, examine the collection at Sri Vijayarama Viharaya, stroll through Sea Turtle Hatchery, stroll through Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Naga Viharaya.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hikkaduwa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bentota to Hikkaduwa takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ambalangoda, Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, Madugnga Lake
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa ©
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mirissa Beach as well as Unawatuna Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mihiripenna Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visit Matara Beach and Jungle Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna trip planner.

You can drive from Hikkaduwa to Unawatuna in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You will leave for Kandy on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Matara Beach, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Mirissa Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mihiripenna Beach ©
Mihiripenna Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
day
Kandy

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 3rd (Thu): get curious at Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kandy trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Unawatuna to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Childrens Museums Museums
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Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum ©
Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum

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