11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Habarana
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Haputale
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tissamaharama
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Kandy
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Doha

2
nights
Habarana

Habarana ©
Although lacking in sights of its own, tourism in Habarana flourishes due to its proximity to cultural and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Minneriya National Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Sigiriya World Heritage Site, look for gifts at Lanka Silks, and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Golden Temple.

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Doha, Qatar to Habarana is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Habarana, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Haputale.

Things to do in Habarana

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Golden Temple of Dambulla
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Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya

3
nights
Haputale

Haputale ©
Nestled atop Uva, Sri Lanka's main mountain range, lies tranquil Haputale.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haputale: Horton Plains National Park (in Ohiya), Ella (Ella Rock & Little Adam's Peak) and Horton Plains National Park (in Nuwara Eliya).

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Haputale tour planner.

You can drive from Habarana to Haputale in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Haputale

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ella, Horton Plains National Park
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock

1
night
Tissamaharama

Tissamaharama ©
Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Yala National Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bundala National Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tissamaharama trip planning tool .

Drive from Haputale to Tissamaharama in 2 hours. July in Tissamaharama sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Yala National Park, Bundala National Park
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Yala National Park ©
Yala National Park
Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Knuckles Forest Reserve. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kandy Lake, steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Udawattekele Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Kandy travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Tissamaharama to Kandy by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Knuckles Forest Reserve, 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
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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