34 days in Kotmale & Anuradhapura Itinerary

34 days in Kotmale & Anuradhapura Itinerary

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34 days in Kotmale & Anuradhapura Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Drive:  3​h
1
Kotmale
— 14 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Anuradhapura
— 19 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Colombo

14
nights
Kotmale

Kotmale ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bambarakanda Falls and Horton Plains Kalupahana Trail. Visiting Devil's Staircase and Kirigalpoththa Hike will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Loolkandura (in Rikillagaskada), Ramboda (Oak Ray Tea Factory & Museum & Devathura Falls) and Glenloch Tea Factory (in Katukitula).

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotmale travel route builder website .

Colombo to Kotmale is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You'll set off for Anuradhapura on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Kotmale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ohiya, Nawalapitiya, Ramboda, Pussellawa, Glenloch Tea Factory
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Bambarakanda Falls ©
Bambarakanda Falls
Kirigalpoththa Hike ©
Kirigalpoththa Hike
Horton Plains Kalupahana Trail ©
Horton Plains Kalupahana Trail

19
nights
Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura ©
Explore the well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization and its former capital at Anuradhapura, a World Heritage Site and erstwhile center of Theravada Buddhism set amidst peaceful green parks.
Visiting Minneriya National Park and Fernando Adventure Safaries will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Ranmasu Uyana and Ruwanwelisaya are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Habarana (Spas, Dhilip De Alwis, & more), Reswehera Rajamaha Vihara (in Buluewa) and Sigiriya (Lanka Silks, Sigiriya Museum, & more). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Minneriya National Park. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Medirigiriya Vatadage, get engrossed in the history at Yapahuwa Ancient Kingdom, make a trip to Moonstone or Sandakada pahana, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Anuradhapura trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kotmale to Anuradhapura takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Anuradhapura

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Habarana, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Reswehera Rajamaha Vihara, Medirigiriya Vatadage
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Minneriya National Park ©
Minneriya National Park
Medirigiriya Vatadage ©
Medirigiriya Vatadage
Ranmasu Uyana ©
Ranmasu Uyana

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