6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka travel route planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Hikkaduwa
— 1 night
2
Mirissa
— 1 night
3
Kandy
— 1 night
4
Dambulla
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

1
night
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Unawatuna Devol Devalaya, kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hikkaduwa road trip website.

Pune, India to Hikkaduwa is an approximately 8-hour flight. In January in Hikkaduwa, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Galle Fort
4.4
©
Beach
Jungle Beach
3.4

1
night
Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mirissa trip builder tool.

You can drive from Hikkaduwa to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
3.6
©
Spa
Spas
3.9

1
night
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings 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 make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kandy online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mirissa to Kandy in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
©
Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

2
nights
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), don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, explore the ancient world of Sigiriya Fortress, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Temple of Dambulla and then don't miss a visit to Dambulla Cave Temple.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dambulla tour builder tool.

Drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
©
Religious Site
Dambulla Cave Temple
4.5

Similar trips

9 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA December, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, extra slow, hidden gems Preferences: December, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 10 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 36 days in India & Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in Italy & Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA December, kids, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM CYPRUS February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more trips