7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Kalpitiya
— 1 day
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Hikkaduwa
— 4 nights
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Dikwella
— 1 night
4
Mirissa
— 1 night

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Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Church, Kalpitiya and then find your balance on the water with Kite Center Sri Lanka.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kalpitiya trip maker app.

Colombo to Kalpitiya is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Kalpitiya

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Kite Center Sri Lanka ©
Kite Center Sri Lanka
Dutch Church, Kalpitiya ©
Dutch Church, Kalpitiya

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Narigama Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kande Viharaya Temple and Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hikkaduwa: Kosgoda (Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center & Kosgoda Turtle Care), Beruwala Beach (in Beruwala) and Ahungalla Beach (in Ahungalla). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Danu Tours and Travels, look for gifts at Embark, kick back and relax at Mihiripenna Beach, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hikkaduwa trip planning site.

You can drive from Kalpitiya to Hikkaduwa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dikwella.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Kayaking & Canoeing
Kande Viharaya Temple ©
Kande Viharaya Temple

1
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Dikwella

Dikwella ©
On the 10th (Thu), stroll through Mawella Bird Sanctuary Bird Watching, enjoy the sea views from Tangalle Lighthouse, then get a new perspective on things with Mawella Lagoon Kayak Tour, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Amor Wellness.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dikwella trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Hikkaduwa to Dikwella takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Dikwella

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

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Amor Wellness ©
Amor Wellness

1
night
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 11th (Fri), head outdoors with Jungle Playground Mirissa, then stop by Dress Palace, then make a trip to Parrot Rock Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mirissa travel site.

You can drive from Dikwella to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Adventure
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Jungle Playground Mirissa ©
Jungle Playground Mirissa
Parrot Rock Bridge ©
Parrot Rock Bridge
Dress Palace ©
Dress Palace

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