3 days in Kataragama & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

3 days in Kataragama & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

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Kataragama
— Few hours
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Nuwara Eliya
— 2 nights

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Kataragama

Kataragama ©
Kataragama is a pilgrimage town sacred to Buddhist, Hindu and indigenous Vedda people of Sri Lanka. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kataragama Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kataragama sightseeing planning app.

Colombo to Kataragama is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. July in Kataragama sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Kataragama

Historic Sites
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Kataragama Temple ©
Kataragama Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): experience rural life at Ambewela Farms, thenexplore the striking landscape of Horton Plains National Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kande-ela Reservoir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swarnagiri Maha Viharaya, look for gifts at Franciscan Sister's Jam Room, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Xavier's Church, thenget to know the fascinating history of Nuwara Eliya and Tea Country, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gregory Lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nuwara Eliya road trip planning tool.

Drive from Kataragama to Nuwara Eliya in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake
Ambewela Farms ©
Ambewela Farms

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