10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 night
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Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
3
Kandy
— 2 nights
4
Mirissa
— 3 nights
5
Bentota
— 2 nights

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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dambulla driving holiday planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Dambulla is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Spas
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pethikada ©
Pethikada

1
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Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Udawalawe National Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Udawalawe National Park day trip planning tool.

Fly from Dambulla to Udawalawe National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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2
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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 (Fri), stroll the grounds of Kandy War Cemetery, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Asgiri Maha Vihara pirivena, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, then browse for treasures at Sriya & Daya Curio Shop, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy Garrison Cemetery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kandy trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Udawalawe National Park to Kandy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galle Fort and Unawatuna Devol Devalaya. Relax by the water at Mirissa Beach and Jungle Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Unawatuna (Scuba & Snorkeling & Mihiripenna Beach) and Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery (in Galle). It doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and kick back and relax at Matara Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mirissa itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kandy to Mirissa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Galle, Matara Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

2
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Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ahungalla Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tsunami Photo Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Gem Bank Gems & Jewellery, then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid ul Abrar.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bentota online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Bentota takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Shopping · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Ahungalla Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach, Tsunami Photo Museum, Masjid ul Abrar, Gem Bank Gems & Jewellery
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum

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