5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Mirissa
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 1 night
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Dambulla
— 2 nights

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Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get great views at Coconut Tree Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Warm Boutique, then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mirissa travel planning tool.

Colombo to Mirissa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December in Mirissa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Galle Fort
4.4
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
3.6

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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 27th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then make a trip to Kandy view point, and finally don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kandy trip builder site.

Fly from Mirissa to Kandy in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Dhilip De Alwis, make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, and then delve into the distant past at Sigiriya Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dambulla Cave Temple, Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dambulla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Dambulla takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
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Landmark
Pidurangala Rock
4.8

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