10 Days in Sri Lanka

10 Days

Embark on an unforgettable journey with 10 Days in Sri Lanka, where ancient wonders, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture await. Begin your adventure by exploring the historic city of Colombo. Immerse yourself in its bustling streets and iconic landmarks on a private city tour. From there, journey to the cultural triangle. Discover ancient ruins in Polonnaruwa, climb the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, and delve into the sacred city of Kandy.

Continue your exploration with visits to the lush tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya. Then, head to the coastal town of Bentota, where relaxation meets adventure. Witness the majestic waterfalls of St. Clair’s and Devon. Then, stroll through the historic Galle Dutch Fort and embark on a scenic boat safari along the Madu River.

Throughout your journey, experience the warm hospitality and rich heritage of Sri Lanka. Interact with newborn turtles at a Turtle Hatchery and marvel at the diverse wildlife in Minneriya National Park. With our carefully crafted itinerary and experienced guides, your 10 Days in Sri Lanka promises to be an unforgettable experience filled with discovery and wonder.

Experience a range of tours provided by Overa Tours and set off on your next exploration with us.

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Explore Sri Lanka in 10 days.

Trip Highlights

  • Negombo Lagoon
  • Muthurajawela Wetland
  • Dambulla cave temple
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Minneriya National Park
  • Temple of Tooth relic
  • Moon Plains (Sandathenna)
  • Devon Waterfall
  • Galle Dutch Fort
  • Turtle Hatchery
  • Galle Face Green
  • Independence Square
  • Port City


Day 01 :

Explore the beauty and history of Negombo with Overa Tours in Sri Lanka. Upon arrival at Colombo International Airport (CMB), our team will escort you to Negombo. Check into your hotel, then embark on a captivating boat tour in the afternoon, visiting Negombo Lagoon, Muthurajawela Wetland, Dutch Canal, and more. Overnight stay in Negombo.

Day 02 :

Transfer to Sigiriya after breakfast. En route, visit Dambulla cave temple, a UNESCO site with impressive ancient paintings. In the afternoon, explore Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a 5th-century marvel with stunning views and ancient frescoes. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Day 03 :

After breakfast, transfer to Polonnaruwa (approx. 2-hour drive) and explore the ancient kingdom by TUK TUK. Marvel at well-preserved ruins including the Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya, Audience Hall, and more. Visit sacred sites like the Shiva Temple and Lankathilake. Then, return to Minneriya for an exhilarating jeep safari in Minneriya National Park, known for its abundant elephant sightings and diverse wildlife. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Transfer to Kandy in the morning. Explore the city, centered around the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic, housing a revered tooth of the Buddha. This UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts pilgrims from around the world, infusing Kandy with a deeply spiritual ambiance. Overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 05 :

Explore the Royal Botanic Garden in Peradeniya in the morning, home to over 4000 plant species. In the afternoon, visit the historic Udawatta Kele Sanctuary, offering a tranquil escape in the heart of Kandy. Overnight in Kandy.

After breakfast, drive to Nuwara Eliya (approx. 3 hours), with stops to explore Ramboda Falls, a renowned attraction, and a tea factory and plantation. Nuwara Eliya, nestled at altitude, is the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea production, offering insights into the entire process from planting to brewing. Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

In the morning, explore the Hakgala Botanical Garden, boasting a refreshing alpine-like climate and a diverse array of subtropical flora, including over 1000 plant species. In the afternoon, venture to the famous Moon Plains, a picturesque valley in Ranwedigama, transformed into an Agricultural and Environmental Tourism Zone. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Early morning, embark on a scenic transfer to Bentota (approx. 5-hour drive), with enchanting stops to witness the majestic St. Clair’s and Devon Waterfalls along the way. St. Clair’s Falls, situated in Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya, is a renowned tourist hotspot adorned by the Upper Kotmale Hydro Power Project. In the afternoon, arrive at your hotel in Bentota and unwind by the beach. Overnight stay in Bentota.

Day 09 :

In the late morning, head to Galle to explore the historic Dutch Fort. Visit a Turtle Hatchery to witness conservation efforts and release newborn turtles into the sea. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic Madu River Boat Safari, discovering the rich biodiversity of this RAMSAR wetland. Overnight stay in Bentota.

Day 10 :

In the morning, transfer to Colombo for a city tour, exploring its key attractions on a private 3-hour excursion. After immersing yourself in the highlights of Sri Lanka, our driver will take you to the airport for your journey back home.


  • Accommodation
  • Pickup and drop-off at the airport or local hotels
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle (Car)
  • Service of an English-speaking driver for the entire tour
  • Mineral water during sightseeing tours and overland trips
  • All parking and highway chargers
  • Fuel & local insurance for the vehicle
  • Welcoming and paging in the Airport
  • All current taxes


  • Cost of water sports
  • Cost of jeeps in safaris
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc

Important Notes

  • Mentioned price is for standard hotels and if you need to upgrade hotels, Please ask for the customized package.
  • During peak time, peak period supplements may apply
  • Hotels are subject to availability

Know before you go

  • Airport pick-up will be arranged based on your flight details.
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Colombo hotels.
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for visiting sacred or holy places.
  • The duration of transfers is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at the time of booking if required.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

Tour Conditions

  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult.
  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy

  • 30 Days before the scheduled starting date: No Cancellation Fee.
  • 29-14 Days before the scheduled starting date: 50% Cancellation Fee.
  • 13-8 Days before the scheduled starting date: 75% Cancellation Fee.
  • Within 7 hours before the scheduled starting date: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows – 100% Cancellation Fee.

Driving Hours

  • The driving hours mentioned in the presented itinerary are entirely based on Google Maps.
  • Driving in Sri Lanka is unique when compared with other countries.
  • Therefore, even though Google Maps shows the hours accordingly from one location to another, in practice it will not be the same due to weather, traffic, and unavoidable reasons.

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