3 days in North Western Province Itinerary

3 days in North Western Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Western Province trip planner

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Kurunegala
— 1 night
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Waikkal
— 1 night
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Kurunegala

— 1 night
Kurunegala is a major city in Sri Lanka. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Freedom Project. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Elephant Foundation, stroll through Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and then delve into the distant past at Ethagala.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kurunegala route website.

Colombo to Kurunegala is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Waikkal.

Things to do in Kurunegala

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Waikkal

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Pio Ayurveda Center and then gain a rich perspective with See Lanka Travels.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Waikkal trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kurunegala to Waikkal in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Waikkal

Spas · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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North Western Province travel guide

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Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing · Scuba & Snorkeling · Dolphin & Whale Watching
North Western Province is a province of Sri Lanka. The districts of Kurunegala and Puttalam formulate Wayamba. Its capital is Kurunegala, which has a population of 28,571. The province is known mainly for its numerous coconut plantations. Other main towns in this province are Chilaw and Puttalam, which are both small fishing towns. The majority of the population of Wayamba province is of Sinhalese ethnicity. There is also a substantial Sri Lankan Moor minority around Puttalam and Sri Lankan Tamils in Udappu and Munneswaram. Fishing, prawn farming and rubber tree plantations are other prominent industries of the region. The province has an area of 7,888 km², and a population of 2,370,075 .GeographyClimateThe climate of Wayamba is tropical, with a marked dry season, and temperatures averaging between 20 °C in January to 25 °C in March.The south of the province is wetter,with almost 2000 mm of rainfall per year, but the north of the province is one of the driest regions in Sri Lanka,averaging under1100 mm of rain in parts.DistrictsWayamba is divided into 2 districts: Kurunegala District 4,771km2 Puttalam District 2,976km2

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