5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Colombo
— 1 night
2
Kandy
— 1 night
3
Sigiriya
— 2 nights

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Colombo

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
You've now added Sri Shannon Tours to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Borella All Saints Church, then surround yourself with nature on Sri Shannon Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and finally stroll around Galle Face Green. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara and then look for gifts at Vogue Jewellers.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Colombo online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colombo. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Transportation
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Vogue Jewellers
4.9

1
night
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 24th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, then look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, and finally make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Colombo to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sigiriya.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Water Body
Kandy Lake
3.9

2
nights
Sigiriya

Sigiriya ©
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya, where the steep and striking lava plug contains the ruins of an ancient empire.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pidurangala Rock and then explore the ancient world of Sigiriya Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dambulla Royal Cave Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Sigiriya online route planner.

Getting from Kandy to Sigiriya by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sigiriya

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
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Landmark
Pidurangala Rock
4.8

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