14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Galle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Beruwala
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Kandy
— 3 nights
Train + Taxi:  1 h
4
Colombo
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: London

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Orchid House and EXOTIC ROOTS. We've included these beaches for you: Jungle Beach and Hikkaduwa Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galle: Mirissa (Mirissa Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's more to do: look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Galle online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Galle is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Galle is 5.5 hours. Traveling from London in January, things will get much hotter in Galle: highs are around 37°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Beruwala.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stroll through Bentota Beach and then look for gifts at Dara Gems & Jewellery.

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You can drive from Galle to Beruwala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Beruwala, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Beruwala

Shopping Classes Beaches

Side Trip

Bentota Beach
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Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

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.
Head to Jayamali Batiks Studio and Kandy City Centerfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Kandy: Millennium Elephant Foundation (in Kegalle) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, take an in-depth tour of Raja Museum, and don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kandy vacation planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Beruwala to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Millennium Elephant Foundation, Royal Botanical Gardens, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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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

5
nights
Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mount Lavinia Beach and Negombo Beach. Head to Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct and Luv SLfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: stop by Barefoot, browse the different shops at Arcade Independence Square, make a trip to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, and walk around Galle Face Green.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Colombo trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Kandy to Colombo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Negombo Beach
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Stone 'N' String ©
Stone 'N' String
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach

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