10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
1
Bentota
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Hikkaduwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
4
Kandy
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Bentota

The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
You've now added Ahungalla Beach to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kande Viharaya Temple. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Hatchery, and don't miss a visit to Bentota Bazaar.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bentota trip builder website.

Bengaluru, India to Bentota is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in September since evenings lows in Bentota dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kosgoda, Ahungalla, Sea Turtle Hatchery, Kande Viharaya Temple
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

2
nights
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Madugnga Lake, then make a trip to Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach. On your second day here, examine the collection at Sri Vijayarama Viharaya, stroll through Sea Turtle Hatchery, stroll through Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Naga Viharaya.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hikkaduwa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bentota to Hikkaduwa takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ambalangoda, Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, Madugnga Lake
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa ©
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mirissa Beach as well as Unawatuna Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mihiripenna Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visit Jungle Beach and Matara Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna trip planner.

You can drive from Hikkaduwa to Unawatuna in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You will leave for Kandy on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Mirissa Beach, Matara Beach
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Mihiripenna Beach ©
Mihiripenna Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Matara Beach ©
Matara Beach

1
day
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get curious at Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kandy trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Unawatuna to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Museums Childrens Museums
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Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum ©
Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum

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