7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kandy
— 2 nights
2
Mirissa
— 2 nights
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
4
Dambulla
— 1 night

2
nights
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kandy: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala) and Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, stroll through Knuckles Forest Reserve, and explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kandy online itinerary builder.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of taxi and train. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Knuckles Forest Reserve, Royal Botanical Gardens, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Elephant Freedom Project
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

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Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery, thensee majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally look for gifts at LAZY.RIDE. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, thencontemplate the long history of Galle Fort, and then kick back and relax at Jungle Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mirissa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kandy to Mirissa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Galle Fort, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Udawalawe National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Udawalawe National Park journey site.

Getting from Mirissa to Udawalawe National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. November in Udawalawe National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Dambulla.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
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1
night
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to Sigiriya, don't miss a visit to Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Tombs, and then Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dambulla trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Udawalawe National Park to Dambulla takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to 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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