Sri Lanka Central and South

Sri Lanka Central and South

Our Sri Lanka travel plan was designed as a 21-day rollicking rollercoaster of a ride to the World’s End and beyond. It promised to be an eventful trip, taking in the central highlands around Kandy and Sigiriya. followed by Haputale – the largely Muslim town above the clouds. After that we’d be heading down to the endless beaches of the south coast. First check out our Plan, Maps and Budget for this 3-week round trip.


Ceylonica Beach Hotel Negombo

Our flight arrived in Sri Lanka in the early evening. Since Bandaranaike International Airport is actually much closer to Negombo than ...
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Lion Rock, Sigiriya

Lion Rock Sigiriya

After spending our first wet night in Sigiriya, it was still raining the next morning. However, our plan was to ...
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Kandy Lake Comfort

From Sigiriya, we travelled the short distance to Dambulla by tuk-tuk. We were in two minds whether or not to visit ...
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is located halfway between Colombo and Kandy.  Just for a change, we decided to take a ...
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Polwaththa - Cabin in the Woods

Polwaththa Eco Lodge

From Kandy, we had arranged a pickup by tuk-tuk to take us up into the surrounding mountain jungle to the ...
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Knuckle Mountains

Beneath the Knuckle Mountains

During our stay at the Polwaththa Eco Lodges we arranged several treks through the surrounding thickly-jungled mountain areas. Whenever we emerged ...
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Temple of the Tooth

Temple of the Tooth – Buddha & Lotus Blossoms

Before we left Kandy we took a few hours to visit the celebrated Temple of the Tooth. This is where they ...
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World’s End Sri Lanka – Hotels & Hikes on Horton Plains

The first stage of our journey through Central Sri Lanka would conclude with a visit to the hill town of ...
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Tantalizing Tangalle

Tangalle Beaches – Tantalizing Tangalle

Following our stay high in the mountains around Haputale, we took a morning bus for the 7-hour journey down to Tangalle, on ...
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Palm Paradise

Palm Paradise Cabanas Tangalle

Palm Paradise Cabanas Tangalle is a medium-sized beach and garden resort located a few kms west along the coast from ...
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Jungle Beach Unawatuna

After 6 days lounging around the beaches of Tangalle, we headed west up the coast by bus to the small ...
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Galle Fort - Budget Accommodation Nightmares

Where to stay and eat in Galle Fort

From Unawatuna, we moved a few kilometers along the coast to Galle. Here, we planned to stay for 2 nights ...
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Sigiriya and Paradise Lost - Budget Accommodation Nightmares

Paradise Inn Sigiriya

We set out in the morning from our guesthouse in Negombo. Our next destination was the Paradise Inn Sigiriya. We ...
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Sri Lanka 21-day Budget & Costs - Sri Lanka Central and South

Sri Lanka 21-day Budget & Costs

Our Sri Lanka 21-day round trip started and ended in Negombo. From there we traveled inland to Sigiriya to visit ...
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Sri Lanka Travel Plan: 21-day rollercoaster to World’s End and beyond

A Sri Lanka Travel Plan – Central & South

Our Sri Lanka travel plan comprised a 21-day rollicking rollercoaster of a ride to the World’s End and beyond, taking ...
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Sri Lanka Central and South, Mountains & Beaches

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You Spa Destination Blog

July 30, 2019at 5:54 pm

Beautiful view!💓