5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 1st (Wed), stroll through Golden Temple of Dambulla. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Dhilip De Alwis, don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, and then explore the ancient world of Sigiriya.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dambulla trip itinerary site.

Mumbai, India to Dambulla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kandy online vacation planner.

Getting from Dambulla to Kandy by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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

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Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Warm Boutique, contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mirissa visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Kandy to Mirissa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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