15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Negombo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tissamaharama
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  1 h
3
Kandy
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Mirissa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Bentota
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Negombo Beach and Mount Lavinia Beach. Explore Negombo's surroundings by going to Beddegana Wetland Park (in Sri Jayawardenepura) and Colombo (Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, Independence Square, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at DIANA Souvenirs.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to Negombo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Negombo is 4.5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Ljubljana in December: high temperatures in Negombo hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Negombo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Colombo, Beddegana Wetland Park
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach

1
night
Tissamaharama

Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
On the 26th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara, thendon't miss a visit to Tissa Dagoba, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tissamaharama trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Negombo to Tissamaharama in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Tissamaharama are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara ©
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara
Tissa Dagoba ©
Tissa Dagoba

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.
Visit Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Kandy Garrison Cemetery for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kandy: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala) and Millennium Elephant Foundation (in Kegalle). There's lots more to do: stroll through Royal Botanical Gardens, appreciate the history behind Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio, and explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kandy travel planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Tissamaharama to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Millennium Elephant Foundation, Royal Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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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

3
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
We've included these beaches for you: Mirissa Beach and Jungle Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mirissa: Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa (in Habaraduwa) and Galle (Fashion Jewellery, Galle Fort, &more). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at VYANNI, and stroll through Polhena Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mirissa trip planner.

You can fly from Kandy to Mirissa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Matara, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Jungle Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort

2
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ahungalla Beach, and then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Kalutara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Beruwala Beach, and then stroll through Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bentota day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Bentota takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bentota can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ahungalla Beach, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, Beruwala Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach, Kalutara Beach
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

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