10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Dambulla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kandy
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
3
Mirissa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Beruwala
— 1 night
taxi + train:  1​h 15​min
5
Colombo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 (Mon): Head underground at The Golden Temple and then make a trip to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dambulla trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Dambulla is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Minneriya National Park
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs ©
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

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.
Visiting Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Udawattekele Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Head to Jayamali Batiks Studio and Kandy City Centerfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Kandy with an excursion to Embilmeegama Tea Factory in Embilmeegame--about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hanthana Mountain Range, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy Garrison Cemetery, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Kandy.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kandy journey maker website .

You can drive from Dambulla to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Embilmeegama Tea Factory
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

2
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, then stop by Embark, then stroll through Jungle Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery, and then kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mirissa trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Beruwala.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Galle, Jungle Beach, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through Bentota Beach, then look for gifts at Dara Gems & Jewellery, and then stop by Sriyan Jewellers.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Beruwala day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Beruwala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Beruwala sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Colombo.

Things to do in Beruwala

Shopping Classes Outdoors

Side Trip

Bentota Beach
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Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

2
nights
Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Stone 'N' String, then stroll through Mount Lavinia Beach, and then look for gifts at Barefoot. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Borella All Saints Church, look for gifts at Laksala, then stop by Luv SL, and finally browse the different shops at Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Colombo journey builder app .

You can drive from Beruwala to Colombo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In November in Colombo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping Outdoors Parks
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Stone 'N' String ©
Stone 'N' String
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach
Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct ©
Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct

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