8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 1 night
3
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
4
Bentota
— 2 nights

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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): Head underground at Golden Temple of Dambulla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, delve into the distant past at Sigiriya Fortress, and then browse the exhibits of Pethikada.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dambulla day trip planning app.

Pune, India to Dambulla is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya Fortress ©
Sigiriya Fortress
Pethikada ©
Pethikada

1
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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 27th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy day trip website.

Traveling by car from Dambulla to Kandy takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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

3
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Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Step out of the city life by going to Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. Get some cultural insight at Galle Fort and Tsunami Photo Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Unawatuna: Tour with Rasad (in Weligama) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). There's much more to do: stop by Made In Ceylon, relax and rejuvenate at Spa Station, and stroll through Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Unawatuna trip planner.

You can fly from Kandy to Unawatuna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Unawatuna are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bentota.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

2
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Samadi Meditation Ashramaya, enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, and then look for gifts at LankaLIKE. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ahungalla Beach and then skim along the rocks with Suduhansa Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bentota online holiday maker.

Drive from Unawatuna to Bentota in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Bentota can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Suduhansa Tours ©
Suduhansa Tours
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

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