11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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11 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Beruwala
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Galle
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Habarana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kandy
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, then stop by Ayesha Gems and Jewellers, and then look for gifts at Dara Gems and Jewellery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Protection Association, identify plant and animal life at Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, and then admire the natural beauty at Brief Garden - Bevis Bawa.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Beruwala itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Beruwala is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in October, things will get warmer in Beruwala: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Galle.

Things to do in Beruwala

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Bentota, Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Ayesha Gems and Jewellers
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Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association
Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, then stop by Exotic Roots, then look for gifts at Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Orchid House. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch Reformed Church, stop by Lihiniya Gems, stop by Embark, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach, and finally look for gifts at Vyanni.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Galle sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Beruwala to Galle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Habarana.

Things to do in Galle

Shopping Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Jungle Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Dutch Reformed Church ©
Dutch Reformed Church
EXOTIC ROOTS ©
EXOTIC ROOTS

2
nights
Habarana

Habarana ©
Although lacking in sights of its own, tourism in Habarana flourishes due to its proximity to cultural and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Polonnaruwa Vatadage and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Polonnaruwa. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Karu Arts & Crafts, Head underground at The Golden Temple, and then make a trip to Sigiriya World Heritage Site.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Habarana trip generator.

Drive from Galle to Habarana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kandy.

Things to do in Habarana

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Polonnaruwa, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sigiriya, Karu Arts & Crafts
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Polonnaruwa ©
Polonnaruwa

3
nights
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 29th (Sun), look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio, then contemplate the long history of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then stop by Kandy City Center, and finally explore the activities along Kandy Lake. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, then stop by Gamini Gem & Jewellery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Udawattekele Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kandy vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Habarana to Kandy in 2 hours. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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