3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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3 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Colombo
Fly + taxi:  1​h
Kandy
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h
Unawatuna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Colombo

1
day
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 10th (Sat): stop by Kandy City Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, then steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and finally look for gifts at Jayamali Batiks Studio.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kandy driving holiday planner.

Colombo to Kandy is an approximately 1-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Kandy

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Jayamali Batiks Studio ©
Jayamali Batiks Studio
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake
Kandy City Center ©
Kandy City Center

2
days
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Unawatuna is a coastal town in Galle district of Sri Lanka. On the 11th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Mirissa Beach and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Lihiniya Gems, then look for gifts at Cara Jewellers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Unawatuna Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Unawatuna trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Unawatuna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Unawatuna

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Mirissa, Galle
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Unawatuna Beach ©
Unawatuna Beach

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