6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Sigiriya
— 1 night
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Ella
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 1 night
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Galle
— 2 nights

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Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis, then don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock, and then don't miss a visit to Sigiriya.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sigiriya trip builder site.

New Delhi, India to Sigiriya is an approximately 8-hour flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Dhilip De Alwis
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Dhilip De Alwis

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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 24th (Fri): snap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Honey Bee Garden, and finally stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sigiriya to Ella takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Ella

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, and finally don't miss a visit to Royal Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kandy trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ella to Kandy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Saffron Robes, kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Galle trip maker tool.

You can fly from Kandy to Galle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Galle are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Mirissa Beach
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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