6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 night
2
Ella
— 1 night
3
Kandy
— 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 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ederagala Wana Senasuna and then Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, thenmake a trip to Sigiriya, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dambulla trip planning site.

London, UK to Dambulla is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Dambulla, you'll lose 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Dhilip De Alwis
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware, take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, thensnap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ella travel route planner.

Drive from Dambulla to Ella in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Ella

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

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), make a trip to Kandy view point, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, thenstop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, thenmake a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally see the interesting displays at World Buddhist Museum. Keep things going the next day: browse the collection at Buddhist Publication Society and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kandy trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ella to Kandy by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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