7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kandy
— 2 nights
2
Galle
— 1 night
3
Dambulla
— 2 nights

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Kandy view point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally stop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kandy vacation planner.

Bengaluru, India to Kandy is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
On the 14th (Wed), stop by Made In Ceylon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Unawatuna Devol Devalaya, and then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Galle road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kandy to Galle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Galle are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dambulla.

Things to do in Galle

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Unawatuna
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Made In Ceylon ©
Made In Ceylon
Unawatuna Devol Devalaya ©
Unawatuna Devol Devalaya

2
nights
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Step out of Dambulla with an excursion to Pidurangala Rock in Sigiriya--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Golden Temple of Dambulla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sath Paththini Devalaya, don't miss a visit to Sigiriya, and see the sights as you ascend with Sri Lanka Tour by Asanka.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dambulla attractions planning site.

Fly from Galle to Dambulla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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

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