4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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4 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Bentota
— Few hours
2
Ella
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kandy
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: New Delhi

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Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 2nd (Thu), kick back and relax at Bentota Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bentota tour itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Bentota is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New Delhi in January, with highs in Bentota at 37°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, and then make a trip to Demodara Nine Arch Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ella route maker tool .

You can drive from Bentota to Ella in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Demodara Nine Arch Bridge ©
Demodara Nine Arch Bridge
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden

1
night
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nuwara Eliya trip site .

Traveling by car from Ella to Nuwara Eliya takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kandy.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Hakgala Botanic Gardens ©
Hakgala Botanic Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens and then steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kandy day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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