10 Days in Sri Lanka Itinerary Story

By Raeesha Ikram

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Introduction

10 Days in Sri Lanka Itinerary Story

This 10 Days in Sri Lanka Itinerary will help you capture the best of the...

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Day 1

Colombo

Your first day begins right after you land in Sri Lanka at Bandaranaike International Airport...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Pettah

Once you've checked in to your accommodation and settled down a bit, head to Pettah...

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Day 1 - Stop 2

The Old Dutch Hospital

The Old Dutch Hospital, also located in Pettah, is a shopping precinct full of stores...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

Colombo National Museum

Located in Colombo- 07, the Colombo National Museum is the largest national museum in Sri...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

Viharamahadevi Park

Viharamahadevi Park allows you to spend some idyllic time in nature before jetting off again...

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Day 2

Polonnaruwa

Tourists go to Polonnaruwa to get a flavour of Sri Lanka’s history, so you won’t...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

The Royal Palace - Vejayanta Pasada

The Royal Palace is one of the best places to visit in Polonnaruwa. Once a...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Siva Devalaya (No 1) Temple

This particular religious site was built in the 13th century and was dedicated to Lord...

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Day 2 - Stop 3

Vatadage

The Vatadage is another fascinating sight to explore. It is a circular-shaped structure that was...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

Gal Vihara Temple

Gal Vihara, or Gal Viharaya Temple, is one of the primary places visited by Buddhist...

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Day 3

Polonnaruwa - Dambulla

Start your third day in Sri Lanka by visiting Minneriya National Park, which is an...

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Day 3 - Stop 1

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park is where you will encounter large herds of elephants wandering about in...

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Day 3 - Stop 2

Sigiriya Rock

If you ask a local about an iconic place to visit in Dambulla, they will...

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Day 3 - Stop 3

Dambulla Cave Temple

The Dambulla Cave Temple, or the Golden Temple of Dambulla, is a temple complex recognised...

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Day 4

Kandy

Kandy is known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka as it’s encircled with towering...

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Day 4 - Stop 1

Kandy Lake

Energise yourself by starting your day early and taking a walk along the stunning Kandy...

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Day 4 - Stop 2

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, also known as ‘Dalada Maligawa,’ is a place...

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Day 4 - Stop 3

National Museum of Kandy (Royal Palace)

If you want to learn more about Kandy’s history, the National Museum of Kandy is...

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Day 4 - Stop 4

Huluganga Ella Falls

If you are looking for something more nature-bound to do next, visiting a waterfall might...

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Day 4 - Stop 5

Royal Botanical Gardens

Your final stop for the day is the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. It exhibits...

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Day 5

Nuwara Eliya

Famed as ‘Little England’ for its charming setting with English-styled Bungalows, Nuwara Eliya is where...

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Day 5 - Stop 1

Hakgala Botanical Garden

Hakgala Botanical Garden is the perfect haven for nature lovers and a nice picnicking spot...

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Day 5 - Stop 2

Adma Agro Strawberry Farm

How do you like the idea of walking through beautiful strawberry fields as your next...

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Day 5 - Stop 3

Gregory Lake

As your final stop before leaving for Ella, spend some time at the charming Gregory...

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Day 6

Ella

From Nuwara Eliya, head to the iconic Ella - one of the most picturesque villages...

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Day 6 - Stop 1

Flying Ravana Mega ZipLine

If you are someone who is always on the lookout for adventurous things to do...

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Day 6 - Stop 2

Little Adam’s Peak

If you love hiking, then Little Adam's Peak can be a fun but challenging opportunity...

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Day 6 - Stop 3

Nine Arch Bridge

End your day at the famous Nine Arch Bridge. This bridge is well-known due to...

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Day 7

Hambantota

The best way to reach Hambantota from Ella is by taxi, which will take around...

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Day 7 - Stop 1

Yala National Park

Your Sri Lanka trip wouldn't be complete without a safari ride in Yala National Park...

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Day 8

Arugam Bay

Now, I am guiding you towards the east coast of Sri Lanka where sandy beaches...

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Day 8 - Stop 1

Arugam Bay Beach

Get into your swimming gear and get your surfboards out because Arugam Bay Beach is...

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Day 9

Mirissa

Bidding adieu to Arugam Bay, let’s head to the south coast of Sri Lanka to...

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Day 9 - Stop 1

Mirissa Beach

You know the kind of beaches you see on indescribably beautiful postcards, and you wonder...

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Day 10

Mirissa - Galle

When your 10 day Sri Lanka tour reaches its final day, it is best to...

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Day 10 - Stop 1

Whale Watching, Mirissa

It’s not every day you get to see close-ups of giant whales and dolphins swimming...

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Day 10 - Stop 2

Galle Fort

Galle Fort is one of the prominent structures that remains today from the Dutch ruling...

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Day 10 - Stop 3

Turtle Hatchery, Hikkaduwa

Turtles are increasingly becoming an endangered species as their habitat is threatened by human activities,...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

I do not doubt that this 10 Days in Sri Lanka Itinerary gives you a...

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