3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colombo
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Dambulla
— 1 day
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
2
Tissamaharama
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: Colombo

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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Cave Temple and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dambulla online holiday planner.

Colombo to Dambulla is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dambulla Cave Temple
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Dambulla Cave Temple ©
Dambulla Cave Temple

1
night
Tissamaharama

Tissamaharama
Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tissamaharama trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Dambulla to Tissamaharama in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will leave for Udawalawe National Park on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park ©
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Elephant Transit Home (ETH) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawalawe National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Udawalawe National Park attractions planner.

Drive from Tissamaharama to Udawalawe National Park in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Udawalawe National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Elephant Transit Home (ETH) ©
Elephant Transit Home (ETH)

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