10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Galle
— 4 nights
2
Rekawa
— 1 night
3
Kandy
— 3 nights
4
Anuradhapura
— 1 night

4
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dutch Reformed Church and Community Tsunami Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Mirissa Beach and Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project. Take a break from Galle with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Mirissa, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Jungle Beach and stop by Lihiniya Gems.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Galle is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Galle due to the time zone difference. In March, Galle is a bit warmer than Kuwait City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rekawa.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mirissa, Jungle Beach, Community Tsunami Museum, Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dutch Reformed Church ©
Dutch Reformed Church
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Rekawa

Rekawa ©
A small town with a laidback vibe squeezed between the ocean and the shores of a rich lagoon surrounded by mangroves, Rekawa draws visitors throughout the year with a pioneering turtle conservation project, the most notable tourist attraction in Rekawa.
On the 23rd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara and then enjoy the sand and surf at Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa).

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rekawa tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Galle to Rekawa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Rekawa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tangalle
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Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©
Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa)
Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara ©
Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara

3
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.
Head to Jayamali Batiks Studio and Kandy City Centerfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at World Buddhist Museum and Ceylon Tea Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy War Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawattekele Sanctuary, take an in-depth tour of Raja Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kandy view point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kandy road trip tool.

You can drive from Rekawa to Kandy in 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Anuradhapura.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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World Buddhist Museum ©
World Buddhist Museum
Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
Kandy War Cemetery ©
Kandy War Cemetery

1
night
Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura ©
Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the striking features of Ruwanwelisaya, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Isurumuniya Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Anuradhapura online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Anuradhapura takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

Historic Sites
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Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi ©
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Jethawanaramaya Dagoba ©
Jethawanaramaya Dagoba
Ruwanwelisaya ©
Ruwanwelisaya

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