18 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

18 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Negombo
— 2 nights
2
Kegalle
— 1 night
3
Kandy
— 1 night
4
Ella
— 1 night
5
Udawalawa
— 5 nights
6
Kosgoda
— 4 nights
7
Wadduwa
— 3 nights

2
nights
Negombo

Negombo ©
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll around Galle Face Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, thenlook for gifts at LUV SL Negombo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Dutch Canal and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Negombo tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major aiports are Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. February in Negombo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kegalle.

Things to do in Negombo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kegalle

Kegalle ©
Kegalle is a large town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll through Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, stroll through Millennium Elephant Foundation, and then admire the natural beauty at Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kegalle attractions planning app.

Drive from Negombo to Kegalle in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Kegalle

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Highlights from your plan
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Millennium Elephant Foundation ©
Millennium Elephant Foundation
Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden ©
Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden

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.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Plan trip to Kandy with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Kegalle to Kandy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, thenexplore the striking landscape at Ella Rock, and then look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ella trip planner.

You can drive from Kandy to Ella in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Udawalawa.

Things to do in Ella

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock

5
nights
Udawalawa

Udawalawa ©
Get out of town with these interesting Udawalawa side-trips: Mahapelessa Hot Springs (in Hambantota), Udawalawe National Park (in Udawalawe National Park) and Bundala National Park (in Weligatta).

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Udawalawa visit planner.

Drive from Ella to Udawalawa in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kosgoda.

Things to do in Udawalawa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tangalle, Mahapelessa Hot Springs, Kiri Vehera, Udawalawe National Park, Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park
Off-Road Tours
Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara ©
Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara

4
nights
Kosgoda

Kosgoda ©
Kosgoda is known for parks and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, examine the collection at Ariyapala Mask Museum, kick back and relax at Ahungalla Beach, and make a trip to Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kosgoda online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Udawalawa to Kosgoda in 3.5 hours. February in Kosgoda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wadduwa.

Things to do in Kosgoda

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Balapitiya, Ambalangoda, Induruwa Sea Turtle Conservation Project & Sea Turtle Information Center, Ahungalla Beach, Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya
Highlights from your plan
Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project ©
Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
Galbokka Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Galbokka Sea Turtle Hatchery
Madugnga Lake ©
Madugnga Lake

3
nights
Wadduwa

Wadduwa ©
Wadduwa is a town in the Western Province of, Sri Lanka.It situated in the western coast of Sri Lanka about 33 km south of Colombo. Venture out of the city with trips to Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Gardens (in Avissawella), Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia (Sri Anjaneyar Temple & Our Turtle Conservation Project) and Kaduwela Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery (in Kaduwela). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Kalutara Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wadduwa Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Richmond Castle.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Wadduwa travel planner.

Drive from Kosgoda to Wadduwa in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Wadduwa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Wadduwa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalutara, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Gardens, Kaduwela Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kalutara Beach ©
Kalutara Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kalutara Bodhiya ©
Kalutara Bodhiya

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