11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
2
Tissamaharama
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Kandy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dambulla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Keep things going the next day: stroll through Hikkaduwa Beach, then stroll through Jungle Beach, and then kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach.

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New Delhi, India to Unawatuna is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Yala National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kataragama Temple, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then make a trip to Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tissamaharama online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Unawatuna to Tissamaharama by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Tissamaharama are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Yala National Park, Kataragama Temple
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Yala National Park ©
Yala National Park
Safaris
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara ©
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara

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.
Explore Kandy's surroundings by going to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala) and Horton Plains National Park (in Ohiya). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Kandy Lake, get engrossed in the history at Raja Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Udawattekele Sanctuary, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Kandy.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kandy vacation maker website .

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 on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, 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

2
nights
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sigiriya World Heritage Site, then look for gifts at Lanka Silks, and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Golden Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Minneriya National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dambulla trip site .

Getting from Kandy to Dambulla by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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