10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Kharkiv
Fly:  20​h
Kosgoda
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Anuradhapura
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Trincomalee
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kalkudah
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Kharkiv

1
night
Kosgoda

Kosgoda ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center and then identify plant and animal life at Kosgoda Turtle Care.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kosgoda trip itinerary maker tool .

Kharkiv, Ukraine to Kosgoda is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Kharkiv to Kosgoda, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Kharkiv in October, with highs in Kosgoda at 36°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Anuradhapura.

Things to do in Kosgoda

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Moragalla Beach, Kowilawatta Temple, Sri Vijayarama Viharaya
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Moragalla Beach ©
Moragalla Beach
Sri Vijayarama Viharaya ©
Sri Vijayarama Viharaya

2
nights
Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura ©
Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Ranmasu Uyana and then identify plant and animal life at Wilpattu National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kalu Diya Pokuna Natural Black Water Pond, head outdoors with Eth Pokuna, then don't miss a visit to Mirisaveti Stupa, and finally delve into the distant past at Moonstone or Sandakada pahana.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Anuradhapura trip planner .

You can drive from Kosgoda to Anuradhapura in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Trincomalee.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Wilpattu National Park ©
Wilpattu National Park
Ranmasu Uyana ©
Ranmasu Uyana
Moonstone or Sandakada pahana ©
Moonstone or Sandakada pahana

3
nights
Trincomalee

Trincomalee ©
A center of Tamil culture and language, Trincomalee suffered greatly during the 30-year civil war, but the troubles haven't dimmed the natural and cultural charms of the place.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Trincomalee War Cemetery and Velgam Vehera. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Trincomalee Beach and Arisimale Beach. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at Sail Lanka Charter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Fort Frederick, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Trincomalee driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Anuradhapura to Trincomalee in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Kalkudah.

Things to do in Trincomalee

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Trincomalee Beach, Nilaveli Beach
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Trincomalee War Cemetery ©
Trincomalee War Cemetery
Sail Lanka Charter ©
Sail Lanka Charter
Nilaveli Beach ©
Nilaveli Beach

1
night
Kalkudah

Kalkudah ©
On the 13th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Coconut Cultural Park, tour the water at your own pace with Sail Lanka Charter, and then kick back and relax at Pasikudah Beach.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kalkudah vacation builder website .

You can drive from Trincomalee to Kalkudah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalkudah

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours
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Pasikudah Beach ©
Pasikudah Beach
Coconut Cultural Park ©
Coconut Cultural Park

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