7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 day
2
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
3
Mirissa
— 2 nights
4
Hikkaduwa
— 3 nights

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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
On the 18th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, stroll through Golden Temple of Dambulla, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Cave Temple.

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Colombo to Dambulla is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of train and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Dambulla Cave Temple ©
Dambulla Cave Temple
Dambulla Royal Cave Temple ©
Dambulla Royal Cave Temple

1
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Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Udawalawe National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Udawalawe National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dambulla to Udawalawe National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mirissa.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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2
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach, and then look for gifts at Dress Palace. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Turtle Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Matara Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Medawatta Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mirissa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Udawalawe National Park to Mirissa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Medawatta Beach ©
Medawatta Beach

3
nights
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
You'll get in some beach time at Hikkaduwa Beach and Narigama Beach. Visiting Jungle Beach and Akurala Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Hikkaduwa: Bentota (Bentota Beach & Diyakawa Water Sports Centre), Beruwala Beach (in Beruwala) and Unawatuna (Ayurvedic Village Garden & Mihiripenna Beach).

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hikkaduwa trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Hikkaduwa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

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