10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Colombo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Kandy
— 1 night
Train:  6 h 30 min
3
Ella
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Mirissa
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Tuk Tuk Safari Sri Lanka as well as Galle Face Green. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at Tuk Tuk Safari Sri Lanka and then walk around Galle Face Green.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Colombo trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Colombo is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Colombo due to the time zone difference. In February in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Tours Parks
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Tuk Tuk Safari Sri Lanka ©
Tuk Tuk Safari Sri Lanka
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

1
night
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Kandy view point.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kandy trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Colombo to Kandy in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Ella.

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
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ravana Ella Falls as well as Little Adam's Peak. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Ravana Ella Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ella trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kandy to Ella in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Nine Arch Bridge ©
Nine Arch Bridge
Ravana Ella Falls ©
Ravana Ella Falls

1
night
Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park ©
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Planning Udawalawe National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Ella to Udawalawe National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Udawalawe National Park ©
Udawalawe National Park

4
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Explore Mirissa's surroundings by going to Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa), Galle Fort (in Galle) and Unawatuna (Jungle Beach, Japanese Peace Pagoda, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mirissa road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Udawalawe National Park to Mirissa takes 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Mirissa are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mirissa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa Beach, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery, Galle Fort
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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