9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
2
Kandy
— 5 nights

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Galle Fort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Unawatuna: Bentota (Sea Turtle Protection Association & Bentota Beach), Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa) and Mirissa Beach (in Mirissa). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mihiripenna Beach, and look for gifts at Made In Ceylon.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Unawatuna journey maker.

Perth, Australia to Unawatuna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Unawatuna, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in January, Unawatuna is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bentota, Mirissa, Galle Fort, Hikkaduwa Beach, Koggala Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

5
nights
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kandy: Dambulla (Balloon Rides & Golden Temple of Dambulla), Sigiriya (in Sigiriya) and Dhilip De Alwis (in Habarana). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Kandy Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, make a trip to Kandy view point, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Unawatuna to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dambulla, Sigiriya, Royal Botanical Gardens, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Dhilip De Alwis
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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