6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Sigiriya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ella
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kandy
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h
4
Galle
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhilip De Alwis, make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, and then explore the ancient world of Sigiriya.

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New Delhi, India to Sigiriya is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can 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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): snap pictures at Nine Arch Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden, and finally learn more about the world around you at R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ella travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Sigiriya to Ella takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time 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 Arch Bridge ©
Nine Arch Bridge
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden

1
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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 25th (Sat), explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens.

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Getting from Ella to Kandy by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can 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

2
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
On the 26th (Sun), get outside with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Saffron Robes, enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then stroll through Mirissa Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Galle road trip site .

Getting from Kandy to Galle by combination of flight and taxi takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. January in Galle sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. 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
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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