6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Sigiriya
— 1 night
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Dambulla
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 1 night
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Mirissa
— 1 night
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Bentota
— 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 14th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Sigiriya and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Mumbai, India to Sigiriya is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dambulla.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Safaris
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Safaris

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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 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ederagala Wana Senasuna, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then make a trip to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, and finally Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

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Dambulla is just a stone's throw from Sigiriya. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Ederagala Wana Senasuna ©
Ederagala Wana Senasuna

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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 16th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Kandy War Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then stroll the grounds of Kandy Garrison Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kandy visit planner.

You can drive from Dambulla to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites
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Kandy War Cemetery ©
Kandy War Cemetery
Kandy Garrison Cemetery ©
Kandy Garrison Cemetery
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

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Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Matara Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mirissa trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Kandy to Mirissa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bentota.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Matara Beach
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Swim with Dolphins
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Matara Beach ©
Matara Beach

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Bentota

The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ahungalla Sea Turtles Conservation And Research Center, then kick back and relax at Ahungalla Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bentota itinerary builder app.

Drive from Mirissa to Bentota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Bentota sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Ahungalla
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

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