6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colombo
— 1 night
2
Jaffna
— 1 night
3
Hambantota
— 1 night
4
Nuwara Eliya
— 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.
On the 15th (Mon), stop by Stone 'N' String, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Ganeshism Studio Gallery and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Colombo day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Colombo. June in Colombo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jaffna.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Safaris
Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum

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Jaffna

Jaffna ©
A center of Tamil culture, the city of Jaffna remains in the process of rebuilding after suffering greatly during the civil war.
On the 17th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nallur Kovil.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Jaffna trip app.

Traveling by car from Colombo to Jaffna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hambantota.

Things to do in Jaffna

Historic Sites
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Nallur Kovil ©
Nallur Kovil

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Hambantota

Hambantota ©
Hambantota is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. On the 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Magampura Ruhunu Heritage Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Bundala National Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hambantota trip planner.

You can drive from Jaffna to Hambantota in 10 hours. June in Hambantota sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Things to do in Hambantota

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Bundala National Park
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Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park
Magampura Ruhunu Heritage Museum ©
Magampura Ruhunu Heritage Museum

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Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya ©
Sitting high up in the hills, the green and pleasant Nuwara Eliya offers both a rich history and proximity to pristine natural areas.
On the 19th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sita Temple, then explore the striking landscape of Horton Plains National Park, and then explore the activities along Kande-ela Reservoir. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Shanthipura View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Swarnagiri Maha Viharaya, stop by Franciscan Sister's Jam Room, then get to know the fascinating history of Nuwara Eliya and Tea Country, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gregory Lake.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Nuwara Eliya road trip website.

Traveling by car from Hambantota to Nuwara Eliya takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Horton Plains National Park ©
Horton Plains National Park
Sita Temple ©
Sita Temple
Gregory Lake ©
Gregory Lake

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