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:  15​h 30​min
1
Kosgoda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mirissa
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Netolpitiya
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Beirut

2
nights
Kosgoda

Kosgoda ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Ahungalla Beach and Community Tsunami Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Bentota Beach and Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project. Take a break from Kosgoda with a short trip to Hikkaduwa Beach in Hikkaduwa, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Beruwala Beach and look for all kinds of wild species at Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kosgoda itinerary planning website .

Beirut, Lebanon to Kosgoda is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to India Standard Time is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kosgoda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Beruwala Beach, Ahungalla Beach
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Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

4
nights
Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
We've included these beaches for you: Unawatuna Beach and Jungle Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Mirissa Beach and Handunugoda Tea Estate. Change things up with a short trip to Dutch Reformed Church in Galle (about 58 minutes away). It doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mirissa travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Kosgoda to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Netolpitiya.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dutch Reformed Church, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Jungle Beach
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Spas & Wellness
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

3
nights
Netolpitiya

Netolpitiya ©
Most people take a trip to Netolpitiya to enjoy a classic beach holiday.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) and Tangalle Lagoon & Kayak. Get in touch with nature at Bundala National Park and Udawalawa Safari. Take a break from Netolpitiya with a short trip to Mahapelessa Hot Springs in Hambantota, about 48 minutes away.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Netolpitiya journey planner.

You can drive from Mirissa to Netolpitiya in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Netolpitiya

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tangalle, Bundala National Park, Mahapelessa Hot Springs, Udawalawa Safari
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Udawalawa Safari ©
Udawalawa Safari
Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©
Tangalle Lagoon ©
Tangalle Lagoon

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