10 days in South Asia Itinerary

10 days in South Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sri Lanka travel planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Kandy
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Nuwara Eliya
— 2 nights
Taxi to Hatton, Fly to Bentota
3
Bentota
— 2 nights
Train
4
Colombo
— 3 nights
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Kandy — 2 nights

Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kandy road trip site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kandy is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Riyadh to Kandy due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Nuwara Eliya.
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Nuwara Eliya — 2 nights

Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sita Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horton Plains National Park.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nuwara Eliya online attractions planner.

You can drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Bentota.
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Bentota — 2 nights

The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 25th (Sat), look for gifts at Alponso Batiks, then see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach. On the next day, stroll through Ahungalla Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bentota online visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nuwara Eliya to Bentota in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Colombo.
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Colombo — 3 nights

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Take a break from Colombo with a short trip to Negombo Beach in Negombo, about 52 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, walk around Galle Face Green, enjoy the sand and surf at Mount Lavinia Beach, and don't miss a visit to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colombo road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Bentota to Colombo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Colombo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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