3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Kandy
— 1 day
2
Dambulla
— 1 night
3
Ella
— 1 night

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), explore the activities along Kandy Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then stroll through Royal Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kandy attractions planner.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of taxi and train. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Sigiriya and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dambulla vacation planner.

You can drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, then take in the views from Nine Arches Bridge, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ella trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Dambulla to Ella takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden
Nine Arches Bridge ©
Nine Arches Bridge

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