3 days in Anuradhapura & Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Itinerary

3 days in Anuradhapura & Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Itinerary

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1
Anuradhapura
— 1 night
2
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
— 1 night

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Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura ©
Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Anuradhapura Stupas Scenic Point and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mihintale. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Jethawanaramaya Dagoba, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Ruwanwelisaya, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, and finally delve into the distant past at Sakwala Chakraya (Star Gate).

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Colombo to Anuradhapura is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

Historic Sites
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Mihintale ©
Mihintale
Ruwanwelisaya ©
Ruwanwelisaya
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi ©
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, population 245,974 is the second largest Municipality in Sri Lanka, and covers an extent of 2109 hectares. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Blue Dot Tours and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia tour app.

Drive from Anuradhapura to Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in 5 hours. August in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Dot Tours ©
Blue Dot Tours

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