15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sigiriya
— 1 day
2
Kandy
— 2 nights
3
Ella
— Few hours
4
Nuwara Eliya
— 2 nights
5
Unawatuna
— 2 nights
6
Bentota
— 2 nights
7
Negombo
— 1 day
8
Colombo
— 2 nights
9
Galle
— 2 nights

1
day
Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Sigiriya and then stroll through Hurulu Eco Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sigiriya road trip website.

Beirut, Lebanon to Sigiriya is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to India Standard Time is 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hurulu Eco Park
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Hurulu Eco Park ©
Hurulu Eco Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Silver Eagle Adventure.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kandy trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sigiriya to Kandy takes 3 hours. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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
Silver Eagle Adventure ©
Silver Eagle Adventure

few
hours
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.
You've now added Little Adam's Peak to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak.

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Traveling by car from Kandy to Ella takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak

2
nights
Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya ©
Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
You've added 19th Hole Pub, Sambar, Rafting Team 39, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), get a taste of local nightlife at 19th Hole Pub and then get a taste of local nightlife at Sambar.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nuwara Eliya trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Ella to Nuwara Eliya by car takes about 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Unawatuna.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Kitulgala
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Rafting Team 39 ©
Rafting Team 39

2
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Surf School Sri Lanka, Mirissa Eco Lagoon Safari, Hikkaduwa Beach, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach, thenlook for gifts at Luv SL Galle, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Luna Terrace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Surf School Sri Lanka and then tour in harmony with nature at Mirissa Eco Lagoon Safari.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna trip planning tool.

Fly from Nuwara Eliya to Unawatuna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Unawatuna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Galle, Surf School Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Surf School Sri Lanka ©
Surf School Sri Lanka
Mirissa Eco Lagoon Safari ©
Mirissa Eco Lagoon Safari

2
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lounge Bar at Saman Villas as well as Malu Banna. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Barberyn Island Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bentota trip planner.

Drive from Unawatuna to Bentota in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Bentota are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Negombo.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Malu Banna, Barberyn Island Lighthouse, Sunset Surf School & Smoothie Bar
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Barberyn Island Lighthouse ©
Barberyn Island Lighthouse
Sunset Surf School & Smoothie Bar ©
Sunset Surf School & Smoothie Bar

1
day
Negombo

Negombo ©
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for gifts at DIANA Souvenirs, thenlook for gifts at LUV SL Negombo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Negombo Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Negombo trip planning website.

You can drive from Bentota to Negombo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February in Negombo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Colombo.

Things to do in Negombo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
LUV SL Negombo ©
LUV SL Negombo

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kayaking & Canoeing, In on the Green, Rhythm and Blues, and other attractions you added.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Colombo trip planner.

Drive from Negombo to Colombo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Colombo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Galle.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stone 'N' String ©
Stone 'N' String

2
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunset Surf School & Smoothie Bar as well as Luna Terrace. On the 17th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on Sunset Surf School & Smoothie Bar, thenlook for gifts at Luv SL Galle, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary's Church, thenjoin in the after-dark buzz at Luna Terrace, thencatch a live event at Galle International Cricket Stadium, and finally don't miss a visit to Bodhi Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Galle day trip planning site.

Getting from Colombo to Galle by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Galle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Nightlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hikkaduwa Beach
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Galle International Cricket Stadium ©
Galle International Cricket Stadium

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