15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Colombo
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 4 nights
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Ella
— 2 nights
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Mirissa
— 1 night
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Unawatuna
— 3 nights
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Bentota
— 2 nights

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Colombo

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): look for gifts at Vogue Jewellers, then stroll around Galle Face Green, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Colombo itinerary planning site.

Sutton-on-Sea, UK to Colombo is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Sutton-on-Sea to Colombo, you'll lose 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

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Safaris
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kandy: Sigiriya (in Sigiriya), Dambulla (Golden Temple of Dambulla & Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs) and Dhilip De Alwis (in Habarana). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, see majestic marine mammals with See Lanka Travels, and see the interesting displays at Kandy Brasswear Village.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kandy tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Colombo to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

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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 (Sun), make a trip to Nine Arches Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, then learn and have fun at Honey Bee Garden, and finally stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Ella Sight Seeing Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock, and then indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ella sightseeing website.

Getting from Kandy to Ella by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. November in Ella sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock

1
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Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 24th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mirissa online trip builder.

You can drive from Ella to Mirissa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Mirissa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Spas

3
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.
Take a break from Unawatuna with a short trip to Sinharaja Forest Reserve in Galle, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Made In Ceylon, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Unawatuna sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Mirissa to Unawatuna in an hour. Another option is to take a train. November in Unawatuna sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bentota.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Danu Tours and Travels ©
Danu Tours and Travels
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Sinharaja Forest Reserve ©
Sinharaja Forest Reserve

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Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally indulge in your favorite hot beverage with Sammy Reisen.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bentota trip tool.

Traveling by car from Unawatuna to Bentota takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Bentota, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association

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