6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Dambulla
— 1 night
2
Ella
— 1 night
3
Unawatuna
— 1 night
4
Kandy
— 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.
On the 30th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Sigiriya and then explore the fascinating underground world of Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dambulla trip maker tool.

San Francisco, USA to Dambulla is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 13.5 hours traveling from San Francisco to Dambulla due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya

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Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Ella Rock, thentake in the awesome beauty at Little Adam's Peak, and then look for gifts at R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ella visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dambulla to Ella takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Ella

Nature Parks Shopping
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, thenstroll through Jungle Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan trip to Unawatuna with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Ella to Unawatuna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December in Unawatuna, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Galle Fort
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort

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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 2nd (Thu), explore the activities along Kandy Lake and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Unawatuna to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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