7 days in Peradeniya & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

7 days in Peradeniya & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Linkoping
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Peradeniya
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Hikkaduwa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Linkoping

1
night
Peradeniya

Peradeniya ©
A suburb of Kandy, Peradeniya draws more than 2 million visitors annually to its royal botanical gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nelligala International Buddhist Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Dawson Tower, stop by Embilmeegama Tea Factory, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hindagala Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Embekke Devalaya, and then head outdoors with Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Peradeniya online itinerary planner.

Linkoping, Sweden to Peradeniya is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Linkoping to Peradeniya. Traveling from Linkoping in January, expect Peradeniya to be much hotter, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Peradeniya

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Handessa, Nelligala International Buddhist Center, Embilmeegama Tea Factory, Dawson Tower, Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex
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Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex ©
Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex
Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture ©
Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, then kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hikkaduwa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Peradeniya to Hikkaduwa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Hikkaduwa, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galle Fort, Jungle Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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