2 days in Kandy & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

2 days in Kandy & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

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2 days in Kandy & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  1 h
1
Kandy
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Nuwara Eliya
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Colombo

1
day
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 14th (Sat), examine the collection at World Buddhist Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally explore the activities along Kandy Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kandy road trip planning tool.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 1- hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
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.
You've now added Bluefield Tea Gardens to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, then experience rural life at Bluefield Tea Gardens, and then explore the activities along Gregory Lake.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nuwara Eliya trip maker tool.

You can drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bluefield Tea Gardens ©
Bluefield Tea Gardens
Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple ©
Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple

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