5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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5 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Dambulla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Ella
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2 h
4
Kandy
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

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night
Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
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Bengaluru, India to Dambulla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ella.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sigiriya, Dhilip De Alwis
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Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla
Dhilip De Alwis ©
Dhilip De Alwis
Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya

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Ella

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Ravana Ella Falls, learn more about the world around you at R. M. S Antique And Brassware, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, and finally pick up some new kitchen skills with Honey Bee Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ella trip planner.

You can drive from Dambulla to Ella in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. May in Ella sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Classes
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ravana Ella Falls ©
Ravana Ella Falls
Honey Bee Garden ©
Honey Bee Garden

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Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe 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 4th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Udawalawe National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Udawalawe National Park online tour planner.

Drive from Ella to Udawalawe National Park in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Udawalawe National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks

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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kandy itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Udawalawe National Park to Kandy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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