7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 45 min
1
Ella
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Kalkudah
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Nilaveli
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Kandy
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h
5
Galle
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Ella Spice Garden, and finally look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ella online trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Ella is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Ella: highs are around 39°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalkudah.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden
Ella Spice Garden ©
Ella Spice Garden
Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak

1
night
Kalkudah

Kalkudah ©
On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Passikudah Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kalkudah trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Ella to Kalkudah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Nilaveli.

Things to do in Kalkudah

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Passikudah Beach ©
Passikudah Beach

1
night
Nilaveli

Nilaveli ©
The coastal resort town of Nilaveli draws visitors with its beaches, dive spots, and seaside hotels.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Nilaveli Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nilaveli trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kalkudah to Nilaveli in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Nilaveli

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Nilaveli Beach ©
Nilaveli Beach

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 19th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then stop by Jayamali Batiks Studio.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kandy road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nilaveli to Kandy takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Galle.

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
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Jayamali Batiks Studio ©
Jayamali Batiks Studio

2
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Saffron Robes, examine the collection at Community Tsunami Museum, then view the masterpieces at Tsunami Photo Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tsunami Honganji Vihara, and finally stroll through Jungle Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then stop by Cara Jewellers.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Galle trip maker website.

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. August in Galle sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Tsunami Photo Museum, Mirissa Beach
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Spas & Wellness

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