13 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

13 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Habarana
— 3 nights
2
Nilaveli
— 2 nights
3
Kandy
— 3 nights
4
Colombo
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1

3
nights
Habarana

Habarana ©
Although lacking in sights of its own, tourism in Habarana flourishes due to its proximity to cultural and natural attractions.
When in Habarana, make a side trip to see Golden Temple of Dambulla in Dambulla, approximately Dambulla away. Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Kaudulla National Park. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Sigiriya, don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Cave Temple, and view the masterpieces at Pethikada.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Habarana tour planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Habarana is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Habarana is 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nilaveli.

Things to do in Habarana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Minneriya National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock

2
nights
Nilaveli

Nilaveli ©
The coastal resort town of Nilaveli draws visitors with its beaches, dive spots, and seaside hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Fort Frederick and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Nilaveli Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nilaveli day trip website.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Habarana to Nilaveli in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kandy.

Things to do in Nilaveli

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Fort Frederick
Highlights from your plan
Nilaveli Beach ©
Nilaveli Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fort Frederick ©
Fort Frederick

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kandy side-trips: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala), Dawson Tower (in Kadugannawa) and Millennium Elephant Foundation (in Kegalle). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and don't miss a visit to Royal Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kandy trip maker site.

Getting from Nilaveli to Kandy by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Dawson Tower, Millennium Elephant Foundation, Royal Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, then look for gifts at Urban Island, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and finally stroll around Galle Face Green.

Plan a trip to Colombo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Kandy to Colombo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In July in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Negombo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach

Similar plans

15 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM POLAND February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 47 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM ITALY June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 25 days in Maldives & Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM ESTONIA July, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 47 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 43 days in Sri Lanka BY A USER FROM EGYPT April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans