6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Kandy
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Unawatuna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Bentota
— 1 night
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus:  3 h 45 min
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
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 your second day here, see the interesting displays at World Buddhist Museum, then don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then stroll the grounds of Kandy Garrison Cemetery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kandy trip itinerary website.

Hyderabad, India to Kandy is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Royal Botanical Gardens, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, then examine the collection at Community Tsunami Museum, then view the masterpieces at Tsunami Photo Museum, and finally stroll through Hikkaduwa Beach. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then stroll through Mirissa Beach.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Unawatuna itinerary maker.

Getting from Kandy to Unawatuna by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bentota.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Mirissa, Tsunami Photo Museum
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Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Bentota Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, then examine the collection at Ranjiths Carving and Batik Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Sri Vijayarama Viharaya.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bentota online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Unawatuna to Bentota takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Bentota are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Sri Vijayarama Viharaya, Ranjiths Carving and Batik Museum
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association
Sri Vijayarama Viharaya ©
Sri Vijayarama Viharaya

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