7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bentota
— 1 night
2
Ahungalla
— 1 night
3
Mirissa
— 1 night
4
Kandy
— 1 night
5
Dambulla
— 1 night

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Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, and then make a trip to Bentota Bazaar. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Leather.lk, thenkick back and relax at Kalutara Beach, thensee majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally explore the world behind art at Ranjiths Carving and Batik Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bentota trip planner.

Chennai, India to Bentota is an approximately 6-hour flight. December in Bentota sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ahungalla.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kalutara, Leather.lk
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Ahungalla

Ahungalla ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, thenexplore the activities along Madugnga Lake, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ahungalla Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ahungalla sightseeing planner.

Ahungalla is just a stone's throw from Bentota. December in Ahungalla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Ahungalla

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, Madugnga Lake
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Madugnga Lake ©
Madugnga Lake
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

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Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 24th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenkick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mirissa trip planner.

You can drive from Ahungalla to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. In December in Mirissa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, thenexplore the activities along Kandy Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Plan my day in Kandy using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Mirissa to Kandy in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

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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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Sigiriya, don't miss a visit to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dambulla sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs ©
Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs

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