10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Kandy
— 1 night
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Dambulla
— 2 nights
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Ella
— 1 night
4
Yala National Park
— 1 night
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Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
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Galle
— 3 nights

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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 13th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then don't miss a visit to Galmaduwa temple kandy, and finally explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kandy trip itinerary maker website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Kandy is an approximately 8-hour flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

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Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

2
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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
On the 15th (Fri), make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, explore the ancient world of Sigiriya Fortress, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Cave Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dambulla trip planner.

Getting from Kandy to Dambulla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
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Landmark
Pidurangala Rock
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, then savor the flavors at Honey Bee Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, and finally make a trip to Nine Arches Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ella trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Dambulla to Ella by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yala National Park.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Classes · Tours
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Must see
Honey Bee Garden
4.8

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Yala National Park

Yala National Park ©
One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yala National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yala National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Ella to Yala National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Yala National Park

Nature · Parks
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National Park
Yala National Park
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Udawalawe National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Udawalawe National Park route maker site.

Traveling by car from Yala National Park to Udawalawe National Park takes 2 hours. In January in Udawalawe National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galle.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

3
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Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galle: Mirissa Beach (in Mirissa) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Japanese Peace Pagoda, and kick back and relax at Jungle Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Galle vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Udawalawe National Park to Galle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Galle sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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World heritage site
Galle Fort
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Beach
Jungle Beach
3.4

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