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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Hi there,

My boyfriend and I will be heading to Sri Lanka for 10 days in July on our way back from SE Asia. Neither of us have been to the country before so we’d like some advice before we create an itinarary!

We’d like to include some beaches, wildlife and scenery. Ideally we’d like to fit in a sceinic train journey somewhere.

Neither of us drive and we’d like to keep the costs down as much as possible so public transport is the first option. We’ll happily do vehicles though if not too expensive.

We were thinking Colombo - Ella - Udawalawe or Yala - Mirissa - Colombo.

We’re not too bothered about seeing Kandy but we’d be happy to add it in for a night if the journey to Ella is too long for one day.

Would this itinarary work? Do you have any suggestions? Any advice you have would be greatly appreciated!

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1. Re: 10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Ella is well worth visiting for 2 full days and you must hike up Ella Rock in the morning for a beautiful view. If going by train book well ahead of time as there is no limit on the number of tickets sold. I went from Kandy to Ella and had to stand for the first 3 hours, along with hundreds of others.

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2. Re: 10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Yes itin is fine, but Airport-Ella really needs to be broken up in either Kandy or Kitulgala.

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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