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5-6 days travel plan for family of 4

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5-6 days travel plan for family of 4

Hi,

I'm planning to visit Sri Lanka in 3rd week of February 2015 with my husband and 2 girls (3 and 6years old).

Day 1 - Arrival

- Negombo Muthurajawela Marsh

- Elephant Orphange or Kegalle Millenium Elephant Foundation

- Night at Sigiriya

Day 2 - Sigiriya Lion Rock

- drive to Nuwara Eliya (pass by Kandy)

- Tea Factory and plantation

- Evening City Tour (Victoria Park, Gregory Lake, Golf course)

Day 3 - Lover's leak fall

- Ella Gap point- Rawara Ella waterfall

- half day jeep safari at Yala National Park

Day 4 - Unawatuna beach

- Galle Fort

- Hikkaduwa turtle Hutchery

Day 5 - Colombo - mount Lavinia

- City tour

Day 6 - Departure

Not sure if my travel plan is feasible. Please advise.

I'm going to get a driver with a car.

Thanks!

Jen Lin

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1. Re: 5-6 days travel plan for family of 4

Hi Jen,

Day2 is about 6 hours driving after the 3 hours visit of the Rock, packed but if you want so.... The rest is shorter. At end of day 3 you must stay Tissa as safari ends 6 PM, day4 then visit Galle Fort and stay U'tuna. Best to Hikka at day5 on your way to Colombo.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

Edited: 02 September 2014, 08:11
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2. Re: 5-6 days travel plan for family of 4

Thanks for your advise!

In that case, should I just stay over night at Kandy and catch the kandyan dance on Day 2. Day 3 morning will travel down to Nuwara Eliya to see tea factory and waterfalls.

Day 4 morning go to Yala National Park. Followed by Galle fort and Unawatuna beach or Bentota beach. Which is better?

Day 5 Hikkaduwa turtle Hutchery and then Colombo mount Lavinia

Day 6 depart

For Day 1, is the route and timing ok?

Thanks!

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3. Re: 5-6 days travel plan for family of 4

Day 4 is too tight.

Safaris at Yala are 6-9 am and 3-6 pm. The drive from Nuwara Eliya to Yala will take approx. 5 hours.

Hans

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4. Re: 5-6 days travel plan for family of 4

Wow I didn't know it's 5 hours.

How about

Day 4 After breakfast leave for Yala via Ella, enjoy the scenery at Ella Gap point and visit Rawana Ella waterfall

3-6pm Yala National Park. Stay over at yala or Tissa. Anything at Tissa?

Day 5

Unawatuna beach and hikka turtle hutchery. Or Bentota beach and stay over at Colombo.

Day 6 Depart.

Or should I just skip Yala and go to Minneriya national park at Sigiriya or Udawalawa national park? But Yala seems to be good from the reviews.

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