9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Uda Walawe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Netolpitiya
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mirissa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kosgoda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Uda Walawe National Park

Uda Walawe National Park ©
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Udawalawa Safari and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Transit Home.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uda Walawe National Park vacation builder.

New Delhi, India to Uda Walawe National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Netolpitiya.

Things to do in Uda Walawe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Udawalawa Safari ©
Udawalawa Safari
Elephant Transit Home (ETH) ©
Elephant Transit Home (ETH)

3
nights
Netolpitiya

Netolpitiya ©
Most people take a trip to Netolpitiya to enjoy a classic beach holiday.
Visiting Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) and Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary Bird Watching will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Bundala National Park and Medaketiya Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Netolpitiya travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Uda Walawe National Park to Netolpitiya by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Netolpitiya can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mirissa.

Things to do in Netolpitiya

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Tangalle, Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary, Bundala National Park
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Bundala National Park ©
Bundala National Park
Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary ©
Kalamatiya Bird Sanctuary
Goyambokka Beach (Sriyanga Sanjeewa) ©

1
night
Mirissa

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
On the 27th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Polhena Beach and then experience rural life at Handunugoda Tea Estate.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mirissa itinerary maker.

You can drive from Netolpitiya to Mirissa in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Kosgoda.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Polhena Beach, Handunugoda Tea Estate
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Spas & Wellness
Handunugoda Tea Estate ©
Handunugoda Tea Estate
Polhena Beach ©
Polhena Beach

2
nights
Kosgoda

Kosgoda ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Beruwala Beach, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kosgoda itinerary planner.

Getting from Mirissa to Kosgoda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kosgoda

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beruwala Beach, Ahungalla Beach
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Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Beruwala Beach ©
Beruwala Beach

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