11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Netolpitiya
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
3
Kandy
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Beirut

3
nights
Netolpitiya

Netolpitiya ©
Most people take a trip to Netolpitiya to enjoy a classic beach holiday.
We've included these beaches for you: Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) and Medilla Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bundala National Park and Tangalle Lagoon & Kayak.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Netolpitiya trip builder site .

Beirut, Lebanon to Netolpitiya is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Netolpitiya is 3 hours. Traveling from Beirut in February, expect nights in Netolpitiya to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are much warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Netolpitiya

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tangalle, Bundala National Park
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Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©
Medilla Beach ©
Medilla Beach
Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mirissa Beach and Jungle Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Ahungalla Beach and All Saints Anglican Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Unawatuna: Hikkaduwa (Community Tsunami Museum & Hikkaduwa Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Church, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Unawatuna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Netolpitiya to Unawatuna in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Hikkaduwa, Mirissa Beach, Ahungalla Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Commonwealth War Cemetery and Kandy Garrison Cemetery. Step out of Kandy to go to Pinnawala and see Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Kandy view point, and look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kandy trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Unawatuna to Kandy in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Peradeniya, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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