8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Kandy
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Colombo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandyan Dance Performance, Hindagala Temple, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Kandyan Dance Performance, and then contemplate the long history of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kandy journey planning app .

Kochi (Cochin), India to Kandy is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Peradeniya, Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

4
nights
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.
You've added ODEL, Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, pause for some photo ops at Independence Memorial Hall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Galle Face Green.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colombo trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Colombo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Colombo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Bentota Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum

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