11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Casablanca
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Kandy
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Galle
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
3
Sigiriya
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Casablanca

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.
Step out of Kandy with an excursion to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, pause for some photo ops at Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, and don't miss a visit to Kandy view point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kandy trip itinerary tool .

Casablanca, Morocco to Kandy is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Royal Botanical Gardens, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

4
nights
Galle

The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mirissa Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Galle side-trips: Kowilawatta Temple (in Balapitiya), Bentota (Sea Turtle Protection Association & Bentota Beach) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Unawatuna Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch Reformed Church.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Galle planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Galle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bentota, Mirissa, Kowilawatta Temple, Jungle Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

1
night
Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
On the 7th (Wed), Head underground at The Golden Temple, then stop by Lanka Silks, and then examine the collection at Pethikada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at sigiri art gallery, make a trip to Sigiriya World Heritage Site, and then don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sigiriya online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Galle to Sigiriya takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Golden Temple of Dambulla
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

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