4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h
1
Galle
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h
2
Kandy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Anuradhapura
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Cara Jewellers. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex, then browse the exhibits of Tsunami Photo Museum, then examine the collection at Community Tsunami Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Farm.

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Bengaluru, India to Galle is an approximately 5-hour flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Galle when traveling from Bengaluru in October, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Galle

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Tsunami Photo Museum, Community Tsunami Museum
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Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Sea Turtle Farm ©
Sea Turtle Farm
Community Tsunami Museum ©
Community Tsunami Museum

1
night
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy Garrison Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally examine the collection at World Buddhist Museum.

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Getting from Galle to Kandy by combination of taxi and flight takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Anuradhapura.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): delve into the mystery of Sakwala Chakraya (Star Gate), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, then admire the striking features of Ruwanwelisaya, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isurumuniya Temple.

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Traveling by car from Kandy to Anuradhapura takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

Historic Sites
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Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi ©
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Isurumuniya Temple ©
Isurumuniya Temple
Sakwala Chakraya (Star Gate) ©
Sakwala Chakraya (Star Gate)

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