9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

9 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
1
Bentota
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Unawatuna
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Kandy
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 24th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kosgoda Turtle Care and then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Ranjiths Carving and Batik Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, then see the interesting displays at Community Tsunami Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Sri Vijayarama Viharaya.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bentota tour builder site.

Hyderabad, India to Bentota is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Bentota are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kalutara, Sri Vijayarama Viharaya, Kosgoda Turtle Care, Community Tsunami Museum
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association

3
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galle Fort and Tsunami Photo Museum. Visit Jungle Beach and Mirissa Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Unawatuna: Hikkaduwa (Saffron Robes & Hikkaduwa Beach) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex, stop by Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Unawatuna Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Unawatuna online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bentota to Unawatuna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Unawatuna sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Hikkaduwa, Mirissa, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Tsunami Photo Museum
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

4
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.
Let the collections at Arankelle Ancient Monastery and World Buddhist Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Golden Temple of Dambulla. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kandy: Euphoria Spice and Herbal (in Matale), Sigiriya (Sigiriya & Sigiriya Museum) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Royal Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Ceylon Tea Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, and don't miss a visit to Kandy view point.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Unawatuna to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Euphoria Spice and Herbal, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Arankelle Ancient Monastery, Royal Botanical Gardens
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

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