10 days in Sri Lanka

When to go ?

  • West/South : Decembre to march
  • East : May to septembre

 

Where to go ?

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Day 1 – Dambulla
  • Cave Temple
  • Golden Temple

 

Day 2 – Safari
  • Hirriwadunna village
  • Minneriya National Park

 

Day 3 – Sigiriya
  • Lion’s Rock

 

Day 4 & 5 – Kandy
  • Spice Garden
  • Peredeniya Garden
  • Kandian dance show
  • Kandy market
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth

 

Day 6 & 7 – Nuwara Eliya & Ella
  • Tea plantation
  • Tea factory
  • Train journey
  • Mini Adam’s Peak

 

Day 8 – Udawalawe
  • Orphenage
  • Udawalawe National Park

 

Day 9&10 – Tangalle to Negombo
  • Tangalle
  • Galle
  • Hikkaduwa
  • Colombo (Seema Malaka & Gangaramaya Temple)
  • Negombo

 

Thank you so much to Daphne for helping us translate and organize this tour and to Kasun, best driver ever, from Sri Lanka Escape ♥

 

How to move ?

  • Train
  • Bus
  • Tuk-tuk
  • Car

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What to eat and drink ?

Eat
  • “Rice and curry” (with dahl, vegetables and papadam)
  • “Vadai”, “patties” and “cutlets” (fritters)
  • “Coconut roti” and “pol sambol”
Drink
  •  Fresh juices
  • Lion Beer
  • Arrack (coconuts flowers alcohol)

 

Where to stay ?

 

Sigiriya Riverside Villa – Tree House

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Oak Ray Regency, Kandy – Luxury

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Country Homes, Ella – With a view

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Kottawatta Village, Udawalawe – Bathroom goal

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Hotel J, Negombo – Chill & Cocktails

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What to bring back ?

  • Wood carving
  • Batik
  • Jewelry, precious stones
  • Spices
  • Tea
  • Ayurvedic products
  • Clothes

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Some essentials :

  • Washing line (you will not take a long time to understand…)
  • Adaptor (some hotels lend it)
  • Mosquito spray (you can buy it in spice gardens)

 

♥♥♥

 

“It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you.”

 

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