10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sigiriya
— 2 nights
2
Galle
— 4 nights
3
Kandy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple of Dambulla, don't miss a visit to Sigiriya, and then don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sigiriya holiday planner.

Rome, Italy to Sigiriya is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Sigiriya is 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Galle.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Golden Temple of Dambulla
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Pidurangala Rock ©
Pidurangala Rock
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

4
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galle: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa), Bentota Beach (in Bentota) and Hikkaduwa (Hikkaduwa Beach & Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, stop by Gekko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch Reformed Church, and take in the exciting artwork at EXOTIC ROOTS.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Galle trip planner.

Drive from Sigiriya to Galle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In February, daily temperatures in Galle can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mirissa, Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Bentota Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kandy: Millennium Elephant Foundation (in Kegalle) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Kandy, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawattekele Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kandy route builder.

You can fly from Galle to Kandy in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Millennium Elephant Foundation, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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