8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  9​h 45​min
1
Bentota
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Rekawa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mirissa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
4
Habarana
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: New Delhi

1
day
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Protection Association, then stroll through Ahungalla Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bentota holiday maker tool .

New Delhi, India to Bentota is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Bentota is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rekawa.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Ahungalla Beach
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Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association

1
night
Rekawa

Rekawa ©
A small town with a laidback vibe squeezed between the ocean and the shores of a rich lagoon surrounded by mangroves, Rekawa draws visitors throughout the year with a pioneering turtle conservation project, the most notable tourist attraction in Rekawa.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kalametiya Bird Watching, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahandamodara Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Amanwella Silent Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa).

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rekawa online attractions planner .

Drive from Bentota to Rekawa in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rekawa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Rekawa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tangalle, Kahandamodara Beach
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Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©
Kahandamodara Beach ©
Kahandamodara Beach
Amanwella Silent Beach ©
Amanwella Silent Beach

3
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Visiting Mirissa Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Jungle Beach and Unawatuna Beach. When in Mirissa, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Unawatuna, approximately 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: stop by LAZY.RIDE and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mirissa day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Rekawa to Mirissa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Habarana.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Unawatuna
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

2
nights
Habarana

Habarana ©
Although lacking in sights of its own, tourism in Habarana flourishes due to its proximity to cultural and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kaudulla National Park. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Minneriya National Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Habarana trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mirissa to Habarana in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Habarana

Parks Nature
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Kaudulla National Park ©
Kaudulla National Park
Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park

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