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    Can you please advise the best route for 9 days in Srilanka from 1-10 Nov, also how many days should I spend in each city and what’s a must see and do?

    Thanks in advance 🙏


    This is the highlight for 9 days Tour in Srilanka.
    Polonnaruwa/SigiriyaDambulla/Kandy/ Kithulgala Nuwara elliya/ Ella / Yala/ Tangalle/Mirissa/Galle /Bentota/ Colombo


    Hi i would propose below itneary

    9day itneary

    Day 1
    Colombo to pollanaruwa



    Isurumuniya Temple
    Thuparama Stupaya
    Abhayagiri Museum
    Kuttam Pokuna, Twin Ponds

    Night in pollanaruwa

    Day 2


    Ancient ruins
    somawathi stupa
    gal viharaya


    Sigiriya lion rock
    pidurangala rock
    wood carvings
    Sigiriya village tour
    Elephant ride


    Dambulla golden temple
    Dambulla cave temple
    Painting research centre and painting museum
    Pophem’s aboratum
    nalanda gedige


    aluvihara temple
    Muthumariamman temple
    spice garden

    Night in kandy

    Day 3

    Tooth Temple
    Buddhist museum
    National musum
    Kandy view point
    Kandy lake
    botonical garden
    bairavakanda vihara Buddha statue
    Gem tour
    Batik shop

    Night in kandy

    Day 4
    To nuwareliya by car


    ramboda water fall
    Hanuman temple
    Damro tea factory
    Adam agro strawberry farm
    Blue brickfield tea factory


    Gregory lake
    hakgala garden
    Single tree hike
    Mackwood museum

    Train from.nanoya to ella

    Day 5
    After the hike in ella

    To udawalwewa

    Night in udawalwewa

    Day 6
    Udawalwewa safari
    After the safari to mirissa
    mulgirigala raja maha viharaya


    paravi duwa temple
    matara fort

    Night in mirissa

    Day 7
    Whales and dolphine watching
    Madol duwa boat safari
    Handangoda tea factory low grown tea


    galle fort
    light house
    galle museum
    Japanese peace pagoda temple
    All Saints’ Church
    jungle beach beach
    Dutch reformed church
    galle clock tower


    Madu river boat safari and mangroves
    Seni gama temple
    Ariyapala mask museum

    Night in bentota

    Day 8
    Watersports in benthota river
    Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
    Kande Viharaya Temple
    Jewelley making factory tour

    Day 9 via Colombo
    To air port


    No ill be traveling back on the 10th day early morning


    Im not interested in Colombo, pollanaruwa,Anuradhapura or Matalea


    So you can skip pollanaruwa and anuradhapura and add a night in beach side


    Hi Find below
    1 Day Airport to Galle
    2 Galle to Hambantota
    3.Hambantota to Yala
    4.Yala to Ella
    5.Ella to Nuwraeliya
    6.Nuwaraeliya to Kandy
    7.Kandy to Sigiriya
    8.Sigiriya to Negambo.


    Greetings from Sri Lanka….
    Dear Sir/Madam,
    According to your information I can suggest you a itinerary as below.
    1/11/2019 – stay in Negambo because you might be tired after flying.
    2/11/2019 – This day you can travel to Sigiriya.on the way you can visit the Dhambulla cave temple.Night at Sigiriya.
    3/11/2019 – In the morning you can visit the lions rock and in the afternoon you can go on a safari at Minneriya National park to see thr largest wild elephant gathering. Night at Sigiriya.
    4/11/2019 – In the morning you can travel to Polonnaruwa one of the ancient city in Sri Lanka. Then you can travel to Kandy. Night at Kandy.
    5/11/2019 – In the morning time you can visit the Temple of the tooth. And then the botanical garden and in the evening a cultural dance. Night at Kandy.
    6/11/2019 – This morning you can travel to Nuwara Eliya.on the way you can visit Ramboda water falls.this is a very scenic road tour in Sri Lanka. Send some time around gregory lake.evening high tea at grand hotel.Night at Nuwara Eliya.
    7/11/2019 – This day you can take the morning train to Ella.the most beautiful train journey in Sri Lanka. Visit the mini adams peak. Night at Ella.
    8/11/2019 – Visit the nine arch bridge and then you can travel to Yala for a evening safari Night at Yala.
    9/11/2019 – This day you can relax at any beach like Mirissa ,Unawatuna,Galle.
    10/11/2019 – Relax at beach. Or travel to the airport.
    Hope this itinerary will helps you to have an idea what your holiday should include in Sri Lanka.this is only a one way of itinerary.because in Sri Lanka in every area is special for its owne way.so i included the most special areas that you should cover.hope this will help you.wishing you an enjoyable stay in Sri Lanka.


    Dear sir /madam
    This is my itinerary for your 9 days trip.
    1st November
    Dambulla cave temple,
    Sigiriya lion Rock,
    Stay around Sigiriya.

    2nd November
    Nalanda gedige,
    Kandy View Point,
    Tooth temple,
    Cultural show,
    Stay around Kandy.

    3rd November
    Peradeniya botanical Garden,
    Pinnawala elephant orphanage,
    Kandy Market,
    Stay around Kandy.

    4th November
    Tea plantations,
    Tea factory,
    Nuwaraeliya city,
    Gregory Lake,
    High tea from the grand Hotel,
    Stay around Nuwaraeliya.

    5th November
    Horton plain,
    Liptan seat,
    Stay around Ella.

    6th November
    Ella nine arches Bridge,
    Little Adams peak,
    Proceed to Thissa,
    Thissa Lake,
    Stay around Thissamaharama.

    7th November
    Yala national Park safari,
    Proceed to Mirissa and stay there.

    8th November
    Whale watching tour,
    Stay around Unawatuna beach.

    9th November
    Galle Fort,
    Madu River boat ride,
    Stay around Bentota.

    10th November
    Morning Proceed to airport.

    This is my rough itinerary for you.
    Thank you


    Hi, welcome to Sri Lanka!
    If you can, post your interests here, then we can give best advice for you. Here is some rough itinerary for you, including culture, adventure, national park and beach:

    1st day – Negombo to Sigiriya, on the way visit Dambulla cave temple. Stay at Sigiriya for 3 nights.
    2nd day – early morning climb Pidurangala rock, in the afternoon wild elephant safari at minneriya national park.
    3rd day – climb the Lion’s rock and have a Sigiriya village tour.
    4. Day – travel from Sigiriya to Kandy, stay there 1 night. In Kandy visit the tooth relic temple and the royal botanical garden.
    5. Day – take the scenic train ride from Kandy to Ella, stay in Ella 2 nights. Visit the Nine Arch Bridge and Mini Adam’s Peak.
    7. Day – travel from Ella to Mirissa, on the way visit Ella water falls and in the evening go on Safari in Udawalawe.
    Relax at the beach in Mirissa the remaining days. Finally move back to Colombo.
    You can add or skip something according to your interests.
    Enjoy your tour!
    Thank you.
    Kind regards,


    9night 10 days in Sri Lanka itinerary:

    Ariprt polonnaruwa

    Day 1: 1 night : polonnaruwa history of temple

    Day 2 : 2 night : Trincomalee Snorkeling and Scuba in Nilaveli – Pigeon Island Marine Park. Whale watching and swimming
    Hotel :

    Day 3 : 1 night : Sigiriya Pidurangala Dambulla Cave Temple
    hotel :

    Day 4 : 1 night : Kandy through the Central country sides. Enjoy the Cultural Dance where the ancient aesthetic of drummers,dancers and rituals come to the stage. Visit the Temple of Tooth – The one of the most sacred places in Sri Lanka. Which gives you an idea about the believes and practices of Buddhism and How Buddhism is bounded with the society of past and the present societies.
    Hotel :

    Day 5 : 1 night : Nuwar Eliya to Water Sports in Kithulgala – White water rafting Grade 2-3 hotn paln tea plantation
    Hotel :

    Day 6 : 1 night : Ella 9 Arch Bridge
    Ravana Waterfalls
    Elle Rock
    Overnight at Elle
    hotel :

    Day 7: 1 night : Yala morning trekking Diyaluma Falls after Yala National park hotel :

    Day 8 : Ahangama drop
    Hotel :

    Day : Leave for Ahangama to Airport

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