14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hikkaduwa
— 3 nights
2
Mirissa
— 2 nights
3
Ella
— 2 nights
4
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
5
Kandy
— 5 nights

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jungle Beach and Mihiripenna Beach. Visiting Bentota Beach and Sinharaja Forest Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Hikkaduwa: Unawatuna (White Boat & Spas & Wellness) and Ahungalla Beach (in Ahungalla). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach and stroll through Akurala Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Hikkaduwa is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Hikkaduwa is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Hikkaduwa hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Akurala Beach, Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Ahungalla Beach, Bentota Beach
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

2
nights
Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Matara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Medawatta Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Polhena Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mirissa attractions planner.

Getting from Hikkaduwa to Mirissa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Mirissa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Matara
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Medawatta Beach ©
Medawatta Beach

2
nights
Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the sheer force of Ravana Ella Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock, and then stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Ella Gem & Jewelry, thentake in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, thensavor the flavors at Honey Bee Garden, and finally snap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ella trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mirissa to Ella by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge

1
night
Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Udawalawe National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Udawalawe National Park trip planner.

Getting from Ella to Udawalawe National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Udawalawe National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
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5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Temple of Dambulla and Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Get in touch with nature at Royal Botanical Gardens and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kandy: Sigiriya (in Sigiriya), Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle) and Dhilip De Alwis (in Habarana). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asgiri Maha Vihara pirivena, stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and examine the collection at Kandy Brasswear Village.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Udawalawe National Park to Kandy takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sigiriya, Elephant Freedom Project, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Royal Botanical Gardens
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

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