Wondering how to make the most beautiful of your 3 days in Sri Lanka? hen here is a Sri Lanka 3 day tour itinerary that is sure to punch the breath out of you – for the lover of culture and the picturesque. Also the summer and sea.
Day 01: Airport/ Pinnawala/ Kandy.
The first day of your 3 days in Sri Lanka is pleasantly packed with elephant time and getting to know a romantic olden city.
On arrival at the airport, you will proceed to Kandy, visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage en route. Here you can spend some happy time looking at elephants playing and bathing.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage located 90km from Colombo is a happy home built with love for elephants. About 100 elephants call it home. It’s one of the best places in Sri Lanka to get up close and personal with these adorable giants that make Sri Lanka a place of magic in the eyes of animal lovers.
After Pinnawala, you will proceed to the magical hill capital of Kandy. Take an evening stroll along the beautiful Kandy Lake and watch the traditional cultural dance that happens in the evening.
Overnight stay at Kandy hotel.
Day 02: Kandy City Tour/ Peradeniya/ Bentota
In the morning of the second day of your Sri Lanka 3 day tour you will explore the many attractions Kandy has on offer.
Kandy is a charming, picturesque city serenely placed amid hills. The last capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy is still fondly called the ‘Hill Capital’. Home to many historic spots Kandy is still fragrant with the romance and legends of the past. The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic that houses the sacred tooth relic of the Lord Buddha is one of the most venerated places in the country. The famous Kandy View Point offers the most beautiful view of the Kandy city. Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya holds a breathtaking collection of fauna and flora. Renowned for its extensive crowd of Orchids, the gardens is ideal for a leisurely stroll retreating in to the glories of the exquisite nature.
Proceed to Bentota and overnight stay at Galle hotel.
Day 03: Bentota/Colombo/Airport
Bentota beach experience will add a surreal finish to your 3 days in Sri Lanka.
The Indian ocean in Bentota is graceful and clear as the heart of a diamond. So it’s the place where many of your beachy dreams come true be it a quiet beach stroll, swim in the crystal waters, or a warm sun bathing. And in the evening the sun sinks into the sea after a most glorious show of ethereal hues. You can also have a surf in the turquoise waves of the Bentota sea.
The Bentota River is another place to frolic in Bentota. You can go canoeing, jet skiing, or simply boating on this enchanting river.
En route to the airport, you can do some sightseeing or shopping in Colombo as a fantastic finish to your 3 days in Sri Lanka.
Colombo is a bustling modern city that boasts a rich colonial history. It is more than city of traffic-clogged streets and skyscrapers. A city tour in Colombo treats the guests to a bewildering collection of attractions. The glorious Gangaramaya temple, the Seaside Promenade of Galle Face Green and Colombo National Museum are some highlights of Colombo.