8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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8 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  10​h
1
Galle
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Beruwala
— 1 night
taxi + train:  1​h 45​min
3
Kandy
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
Colombo
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
On the 2nd (Sat), stop by Orchid House. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, then kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Galle trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Galle is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Beruwala.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mirissa Beach, Jungle Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

1
night
Beruwala

Beruwala ©
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. On the 5th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach and then stop by Dara Gems and Jewellery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Beruwala vacation planner.

You can drive from Galle to Beruwala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Beruwala

Shopping Outdoors Classes

Side Trip

Bentota Beach
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Dara Gems & Jewellery ©
Dara Gems & Jewellery
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

2
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 6th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Bogambara Prison, look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, then take an in-depth tour of Raja Museum, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, and finally look for gifts at Kandy City Center.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kandy travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Beruwala to Kandy in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Kandy

Shopping Historic Sites Nature
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Jayamali Batiks Studio ©
Jayamali Batiks Studio

2
nights
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 7th (Thu), examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mount Lavinia Beach, and then browse the different shops at Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, stop by Stone 'N' String, then look for gifts at Barefoot, then look for gifts at ODEL, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Colombo sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Colombo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Colombo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Negombo Beach
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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach

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