7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manama
Fly + Taxi:  9 h 45 min
1
Kandy
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
2
Beruwala
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Galle
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Colombo
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Manama

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 31st (Wed): look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then examine the collection at Raja Museum, and finally explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kandy holiday builder website.

Manama, Bahrain to Kandy is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beruwala.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Jayamali Batiks Studio ©
Jayamali Batiks Studio

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. On the 1st (Thu), stroll through Sea Turtle Protection Association and then stop by Dara Gems & Jewellery.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Beruwala day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Kandy to Beruwala in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In January in Beruwala, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Galle.

Things to do in Beruwala

Shopping Classes Wildlife

Side Trip

Sea Turtle Protection Association
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Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jungle Beach. Head to Orchid House and Embarkfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Galle: Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa) and Mirissa Beach (in Mirissa). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Galle Fort.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Galle trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Beruwala to Galle in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daytime highs in Galle are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Colombo.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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night
Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, then stop by Barefoot, then look for gifts at Stone 'N' String, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colombo attractions tool.

Traveling by train from Galle to Colombo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Colombo are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Stone 'N' String ©
Stone 'N' String
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum

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