9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Kalkudah
— 1 night
2
Tissamaharama
— 2 nights
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 2 nights
4
Unawatuna
— 3 nights

1
night
Kalkudah

Kalkudah ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Passikudah Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kalkudah trip planning app.

Bengaluru, India to Kalkudah is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Kalkudah

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Passikudah Beach ©
Passikudah Beach

2
nights
Tissamaharama

Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
On the 26th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiri Vehera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Agro Technology Park and then explore the striking landscape of Bundala National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tissamaharama visit planner.

Drive from Kalkudah to Tissamaharama in 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tissamaharama are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Agro Technology Park, Bundala National Park, Kiri Vehera
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Safaris
Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park
Kiri Vehera ©
Kiri Vehera

2
nights
Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park ©
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): meet the residents at Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Udawalawe National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Transit Home (ETH).

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Udawalawe National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Tissamaharama to Udawalawe National Park takes 2 hours. December in Udawalawe National Park sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Udawalawa
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Elephant Transit Home (ETH) ©
Elephant Transit Home (ETH)
Safaris

3
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Jungle Beach and Beruwala Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ahungalla Beach and Community Tsunami Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Unawatuna: Bentota Beach (in Bentota), Handunugoda Tea Estate (in Ahangama) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mirissa Beach.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna day trip app.

You can drive from Udawalawe National Park to Unawatuna in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. In December in Unawatuna, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Bentota Beach, Handunugoda Tea Estate, Ahungalla Beach, Beruwala Beach
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Beruwala Beach ©
Beruwala Beach

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