9 days in Kandy & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

9 days in Kandy & Nuwara Eliya Itinerary

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Taxi to Diyawanna Oya, Fly to Kandy
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Kandy
— 4 nights
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Nuwara Eliya
— 4 nights
Fly to Diyawanna Oya, Taxi to Colombo

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Kandy

Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Visiting Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Victoria Golf & Country Resort will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Millennium Elephant Foundation (in Kegalle), Knuckles Mountain Range (in Matale) and Pinnawala Handicrafts Emporium (in Pinnawala). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawattekele Sanctuary, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kandy trip planner.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 3-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

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Nuwara Eliya

Little England

Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Get in touch with nature at Horton Plains National Park and Ravana Ella Falls. Explore Nuwara Eliya's surroundings by going to Little Adam's Peak (in Ella) and Thotupola Kanda Nature Trail (in Ohiya). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Gregory Lake and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Galway's Land National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuwara Eliya holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips