5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 night
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Kandy
— 1 night
3
Unawatuna
— 1 night
4
Bentota
— 1 night

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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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dambulla planner.

Hyderabad, India to Dambulla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kandy.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Dhilip De Alwis, Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Dhilip De Alwis

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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 8th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kandy vacation app.

Getting from Dambulla to Kandy by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Unawatuna.

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
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
On the 9th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, then enjoy the sand and surf at Unawatuna Beach, and then kick back and relax at Jungle Beach.

Make your Unawatuna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Kandy to Unawatuna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Galle Fort
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Unawatuna Beach ©
Unawatuna Beach

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Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Ahungalla Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Beruwala Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bentota trip planner.

You can drive from Unawatuna to Bentota in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Bentota sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Beruwala Beach, Ahungalla Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Beruwala Beach ©
Beruwala Beach

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