14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Uda Walawe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Netolpitiya
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mirissa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kosgoda
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Kandy
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Uda Walawe National Park

Uda Walawe 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.
Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Transit Home, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony's Church.

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London, UK to Uda Walawe National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Uda Walawe National Park due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Netolpitiya.

Things to do in Uda Walawe National Park

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Anthony's Church, Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage
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Udawalawe National Park ©
Udawalawe National Park
Elephant Transit Home (ETH) ©
Elephant Transit Home (ETH)
Anthony's Church ©
Anthony's Church

3
nights
Netolpitiya

Netolpitiya ©
Most people take a trip to Netolpitiya to enjoy a classic beach holiday.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) and Medaketiya Activity Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Indika Art Gallery and Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara. Step out of Netolpitiya with an excursion to Blow Hole Hummanaya in Dikwella--about 32 minutes away.

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You can drive from Uda Walawe National Park to Netolpitiya in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Netolpitiya are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Netolpitiya

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tangalle, Blow Hole Hummanaya
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Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©
Medilla Beach ©
Medilla Beach
Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara ©
Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara

2
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Church, and then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort.

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Drive from Netolpitiya to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Kosgoda.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Galle, Jungle Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Dutch Reformed Church ©
Dutch Reformed Church

1
night
Kosgoda

Kosgoda ©
On the 31st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, then kick back and relax at Ahungalla Beach, and finally examine the collection at Sri Vijayarama Viharaya.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kosgoda road trip website .

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Kosgoda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Kosgoda

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ahungalla Beach, Sri Vijayarama Viharaya
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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, and then stroll the grounds of Commonwealth War Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, stop by Jayamali Batiks Studio, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then contemplate the long history of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy Garrison Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kandy online trip builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Kosgoda to Kandy in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Royal Botanical Gardens
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Kandy War Cemetery ©
Kandy War Cemetery
Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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