10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kandy
— 1 night
2
Habarana
— 1 night
3
Beruwala
— 1 night
4
Mirissa
— 2 nights
5
Colombo
— 3 nights

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night
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Kandy Lake, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Kandy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, thendon't miss a visit to Galmaduwa temple kandy, and finally stop by Jayamali Batiks Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, thenlook for gifts at Kandy City Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawattekele Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kandy online trip builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Kandy is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to India Standard Time is 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Habarana.

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

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Habarana

Habarana ©
Although lacking in sights of its own, tourism in Habarana flourishes due to its proximity to cultural and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Minneriya National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Habarana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Habarana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Beruwala.

Things to do in Habarana

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Minneriya National Park
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Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park

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Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, learn something new at Dara Gems & Jewellery, and then stop by Sriyan Jewellers.

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

Drive from Habarana to Beruwala in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Beruwala are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Beruwala

Shopping Classes Outdoors

Side Trip

Bentota Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery

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nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Koccoriko, thenstop by Shoba, and then kick back and relax at Jungle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery, look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, and then look for gifts at Embark.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mirissa trip planner.

Drive from Beruwala to Mirissa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Colombo.

Things to do in Mirissa

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Jungle Beach
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Embark ©
Embark
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Stick No Bills Poster Gallery ©
Stick No Bills Poster Gallery

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Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 14th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Mount Lavinia Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Anjaneyar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, stop by Stone 'N' String, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebastian’s Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Colombo trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Colombo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Negombo, Sri Anjaneyar Temple
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum

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