3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Galle
Drive:  30​min
1
Hikkaduwa
— 1 day
train:  30​min
2
Balapitiya
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Bentota

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Farm, and then kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hikkaduwa road trip site .

Galle to Hikkaduwa is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Sea Turtle Farm
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa ©
Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa
Sea Turtle Farm ©
Sea Turtle Farm

2
nights
Balapitiya

Balapitiya ©
Madu River has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kowilawatta Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Induruwa Sea Turtle Conservation Project & Sea Turtle Information Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, kick back and relax at Ahungalla Beach, then examine the collection at Ariyapala Mask Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Madugnga Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Balapitiya trip itinerary planner .

Balapitiya is just a short distance from Hikkaduwa. In December, daily temperatures in Balapitiya can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Balapitiya

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ariyapala Mask Museum, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, Ahungalla Beach, Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, Induruwa Sea Turtle Conservation Project & Sea Turtle Information Center
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Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Madugnga Lake ©
Madugnga Lake
Madu River ©
Madu River

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