3 days in Gampola, Nuwara Eliya & Ella Itinerary

3 days in Gampola, Nuwara Eliya & Ella Itinerary

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3 days in Gampola, Nuwara Eliya & Ella Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Gampola
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ella
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Colombo

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Gampola

Gampola ©
Gampola is a town located in Kandy District, Central Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get outside with Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gampola trip itinerary maker website .

Colombo to Gampola is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Gampola

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Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex ©
Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Horton Plains National Park, then admire the sheer force of Mohini falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Gregory Lake.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Nuwara Eliya holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Gampola to Nuwara Eliya takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock, snap pictures at Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak.

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Drive from Nuwara Eliya to Ella in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ella

Nature Parks
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock
Demodara Nine Arch Bridge ©
Demodara Nine Arch Bridge

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