8 days in Ahmedabad, Sri Lanka & Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Ahmedabad, Sri Lanka & Maldives Itinerary

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Ahmedabad, India
— Few hours
Fly
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Galle, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ella, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Drive
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Drive
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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Fly to Male, Ferry to Male
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Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
Ferry to Male, Fly to Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad, India

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple and then steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ahmedabad sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. In April in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 46°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Galle.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Highlights from your trip
ISKCON Temple ©
Religious Site
ISKCON Temple
4.5

2
nights
Galle, Sri Lanka

The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Parrot Rock Bridge, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirissa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, then stop by VarVara, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Galle driving holiday site.

Fly from Ahmedabad to Galle in 9.5 hours. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Galle, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
3.6
Galle Fort ©
World heritage site
Galle Fort
4.4
Jungle Beach ©
Beach
Jungle Beach
3.4

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Ella, Sri Lanka

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 5th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, then snap pictures at Nine Arches Bridge, and finally admire the natural beauty at Honey Bee Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ella trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Galle to Ella by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Ella

Parks · Nature · Classes · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Honey Bee Garden ©
Must see
Honey Bee Garden
4.8

1
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Kandy, Sri Lanka

Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 6th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kandy online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ella to Kandy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kandy Lake ©
Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

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 7th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Sigiriya Fortress, then make a trip to Pidurangala Rock, and then stroll through Dhilip De Alwis.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sigiriya trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Sigiriya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Sigiriya Fortress ©
Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
Pidurangala Rock ©
Landmark
Pidurangala Rock
4.8
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Nature / Park
Dhilip De Alwis
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nights
Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Medhu Ziyaarath, take in the views from Sinamale Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), stroll around Sultan Park, then hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, and finally look for gifts at Island Bazaar. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Male trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sigiriya to Male by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sigiriya to Male. April in Male sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.4
Male Fish Market ©
Flea Market
Male Fish Market
3.4
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Architectural Building
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
3.9

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