5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sigiriya
— 1 night
2
Unawatuna
— 2 nights
3
Kandy
— 1 night

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Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
On the 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, thenexplore the ancient world of Sigiriya, and then examine the collection at Sigiriya Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Pethikada, thenhead outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then stroll through Dhilip De Alwis.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sigiriya sightseeing site.

Colombo to Sigiriya is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Dhilip De Alwis
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock
Safaris

2
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, view the masterpieces at Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery, thendon't miss a visit to Japanese Peace Pagoda, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, and finally look for gifts at Lak Gems & Jewellery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach and then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach.

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You can drive from Sigiriya to Unawatuna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Unawatuna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Mirissa Beach, Bentota Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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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 1st (Sun): explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kandy tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Unawatuna to Kandy in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kandy

Nature Parks
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Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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