7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Goa
Fly + taxi:  13​h 45​min
1
Bentota
— Few hours
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Arugam Bay
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Kandy
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h
4
Galle
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h
End: Goa

few
hours
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stop by Leather.lk and then stroll through Bentota Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bentota holiday builder website .

New Delhi, India to Bentota is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from New Delhi in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Bentota, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Arugam Bay.

Things to do in Bentota

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Leather.lk
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Leather.lk ©
Leather.lk

1
night
Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stop by Rice & Carry Bags Shop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Arugam Bay, then visit a coastal fixture at Sangaman Kanda Lighthouse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudumbigala Monastery.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Arugam Bay visit planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bentota to Arugam Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Arugam Bay

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches
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Sangaman Kanda Lighthouse ©
Sangaman Kanda Lighthouse
Arugam Bay ©
Arugam Bay

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.
On the 24th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sriya & Daya Curio Shop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy online visit planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Arugam Bay to Kandy in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

3
nights
Galle

The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Get in touch with nature at Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. Do your shopping at Tsunami Photo Museum and Lak Gems & Jewellery. Get out of town with these interesting Galle side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Mihiripenna Beach and don't miss a visit to Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Galle trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kandy to Galle in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Galle are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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