14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Taxi:  13 h 30 min
1
Galle
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Peradeniya
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Kalkudah
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Trincomalee
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Bentota
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Relax by the water at Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa. Explore Galle's surroundings by going to Tsunami Honganji Vihara (in Hikkaduwa) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa). There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and stroll through Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Galle sightseeing tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Galle is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Galle, you'll lose 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Galle can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Peradeniya.

Things to do in Galle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Mirissa, Tsunami Honganji Vihara, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa
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Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara ©
Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Peradeniya

Peradeniya ©
A suburb of Kandy, Peradeniya draws more than 2 million visitors annually to its royal botanical gardens.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nelligala International Buddhist Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hindagala Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Embekke Devalaya, then make a trip to Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture, and finally stroll through Royal Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Peradeniya tour website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Galle to Peradeniya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Peradeniya are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Peradeniya

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Handessa, Nelligala International Buddhist Center
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture ©
Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture
Nelligala International Buddhist Center ©
Nelligala International Buddhist Center

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage and then identify plant and animal life at Lakpura. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Transit Home (ETH).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Udawalawe National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Peradeniya to Udawalawe National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Peradeniya in July: highs in Udawalawe National Park hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kalkudah.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage
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Elephant Transit Home (ETH) ©
Elephant Transit Home (ETH)
Lakpura ©
Lakpura

1
night
Kalkudah

Kalkudah ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Coconut Cultural Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Passikudah Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalkudah trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Udawalawe National Park to Kalkudah by car takes about 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Trincomalee.

Things to do in Kalkudah

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Passikudah Beach ©
Passikudah Beach
Coconut Cultural Park ©
Coconut Cultural Park

1
night
Trincomalee

Trincomalee ©
A center of Tamil culture and language, Trincomalee suffered greatly during the 30-year civil war, but the troubles haven't dimmed the natural and cultural charms of the place.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koneswaram Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nilaveli Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Trincomalee trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kalkudah to Trincomalee takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bentota.

Things to do in Trincomalee

Outdoors Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Nilaveli Beach
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Nilaveli Beach ©
Nilaveli Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple ©
Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple

4
nights
Bentota

The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
You'll get in some beach time at Ahungalla Beach and Bentota Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Hikkaduwa (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: stroll through Sea Turtle Protection Association.

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Getting from Trincomalee to Bentota by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bentota can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, Ahungalla Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

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