10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
4
Kandy
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
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 Kande Viharaya. Go for a jaunt from Bentota to Ambalangoda to see Sea Turtle Hatchery about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach, and make a trip to Bentota Bazaar.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bentota online journey builder .

Bengaluru, India to Bentota is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bentota when traveling from Bengaluru in September, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Galle.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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), contemplate the waterfront views at Madugnga Lake, don't miss a visit to Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, and then kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Sri Vijayarama Viharaya, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, look for all kinds of wild species at Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Naga Viharaya.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hikkaduwa itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bentota to Hikkaduwa in an hour. In September in Hikkaduwa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

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

Unawatuna ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mirissa Beach as well as Unawatuna Beach. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach, then stroll through Mirissa Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally stroll through Jungle Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Matara Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mihiripenna Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Unawatuna journey planning tool .

Unawatuna is just a short distance from Galle. September in Unawatuna sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa Beach, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery, Matara Beach
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Mihiripenna Beach ©
Mihiripenna Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kandy trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Kandy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Museums Childrens Museums
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Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum ©

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