2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Ratnapura
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Hikkaduwa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Colombo

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Ratnapura

Ratnapura ©
Ratnapura is a major city in Sri Lanka. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of National Museum Ratnapura.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ratnapura trip planner .

Colombo to Ratnapura is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Ratnapura

Museums
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National Museum Ratnapura ©
National Museum Ratnapura

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night
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): browse the exhibits of Tsunami Photo Museum, examine the collection at Community Tsunami Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tsunami Honganji Vihara, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hikkaduwa route planning website .

You can drive from Ratnapura to Hikkaduwa in 3 hours. In August in Hikkaduwa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Tsunami Photo Museum
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Community Tsunami Museum ©
Community Tsunami Museum

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