9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colombo
— Few hours
2
Kandy
— 2 nights
3
Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
4
Ella
— 1 night
5
Bentota
— 2 nights
6
Colombo
— 1 night

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hours
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.
For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colombo online tour planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Colombo is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to India Standard Time is 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in March; daily highs in Colombo reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake and Royal Botanical Gardens. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Kandy online trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Colombo to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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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

1
night
Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya ©
Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gregory Lake, Sita Temple and Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the activities along Gregory Lake and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sita Temple.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nuwara Eliya travel route planner.

Getting from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ella.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake
Sita Temple ©
Sita Temple
Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya
Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya

1
night
Ella

Ella
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Ella visit website.

You can drive from Nuwara Eliya to Ella in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Ella

Tours Outdoors Parks
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nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
You've now added Bentota Beach to your itinerary.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bentota trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Ella to Bentota takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Bentota are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Colombo.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

1
night
Colombo

Colombo
To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colombo vacation website.

Drive from Bentota to Colombo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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