3 days in Matara & Kataragama Itinerary

3 days in Matara & Kataragama Itinerary

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Weligama
— 1 day
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Kataragama
— 2 nights

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Weligama

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Weligama is a town on the south coast of Sri Lanka, located in Matara District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the galleries of Art Batiks, then kick back and relax at Polhena Beach, then get to know the resident critters at Snake Farm, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Weligama journey maker website.

Colombo to Weligama is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Weligama are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kataragama.

Things to do in Weligama

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Matara
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Polhena Beach ©
Polhena Beach
Spas
Snake Farm ©
Snake Farm

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nights
Kataragama

Kataragama is a pilgrimage town sacred to Buddhist, Hindu and indigenous Vedda people of Sri Lanka. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Tissa Wewa, make a trip to Kirinda Viharaya, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kataragama Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kataragama online attractions planner.

Getting from Weligama to Kataragama by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kataragama are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kataragama

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tissamaharama, Kirinda Viharaya
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Safaris
Kataragama Temple ©
Kataragama Temple
Off-Road Tours

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