8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly + Taxi:  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, Hindagala Temple, Ceylon Tea Museum, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kandy tour itinerary planner.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Kandy is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and taxi. You will leave for Colombo on the 4th (Wed).

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 ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes ODEL, Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, walk around Galle Face Green, and pause for some photo ops at Independence Memorial Hall.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colombo visit planner.

You can fly from Kandy to Colombo in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. July in Colombo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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