14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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1
Negombo
— 2 nights
2
Sigiriya
— 2 nights
3
Kandy
— 4 nights
4
Yala National Park
— 2 nights
5
Rekawa
— 1 night

2
nights
Negombo

Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abhayasekararama Temple, don't miss a visit to Angurukaramulla Temple, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Negombo journey builder website.

London, UK to Negombo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 5.5 hours traveling from London to Negombo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Negombo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Negombo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Angurukaramulla Temple ©
Angurukaramulla Temple

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sigiriya as well as Dambulla Cave Temple. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dambulla Cave Temple, stop by Lanka Silks, and then explore the ancient world of Sigiriya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Karu Arts & Crafts, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurulu Eco Park, and then steep yourself in history at Ritigala Forest Monastery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sigiriya day trip planning website.

You can fly from Negombo to Sigiriya in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kandy.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Habarana, Ritigala Forest Monastery, Karu Arts & Crafts, Archaeological Museum
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Ritigala Forest Monastery ©
Ritigala Forest Monastery
Hurulu Eco Park ©
Hurulu Eco Park
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Dhilip De Alwis

4
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.
You've now added Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic to your itinerary.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kandy trip planner.

Getting from Sigiriya to Kandy by car takes about 3 hours. You will leave for Yala National Park on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

2
nights
Yala National Park

Yala National Park ©
One of the most popular national parks in the country, Yala National Park boasts a wide variety of animals, and does important work in conserving and growing populations.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiri Vehera, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sella Kataragama Temple, and then make a trip to Sithulpawwa Rock Temple. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Yala National Park trip maker website.

Fly from Kandy to Yala National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rekawa.

Things to do in Yala National Park

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kataragama, Sithulpawwa Rock Temple
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Sithulpawwa Rock Temple ©
Sithulpawwa Rock Temple
Off-Road Tours
Kiri Vehera ©
Kiri Vehera

1
night
Rekawa

Rekawa ©
A small town with a laidback vibe squeezed between the ocean and the shores of a rich lagoon surrounded by mangroves, Rekawa draws visitors throughout the year with a pioneering turtle conservation project, the most notable tourist attraction in Rekawa.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Medilla Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Ashram Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka itinerary. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Medaketiya Activity Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rekawa travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yala National Park to Rekawa. July in Rekawa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rekawa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Tangalle
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Medilla Beach ©
Medilla Beach

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