Sri Lanka 7 nights tours

For tourists from most Gulf nations such as the UAE, a Sri Lanka 8 day itinerary is ideally sufficient for gaining hands-on insight about the country in a limited period of time, and sans much expenditure. You may just want to visit with a Sri Lanka 8 day tours package on your list mainly because:

  • It’s home to 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites,
  • Hundreds of animal and bird species are found here – including several indigenous ones,
  • Its coastlines offer sunny shores and golden sands!


Here is a plan for a Sri Lanka 8 day itinerary

Tour Plan

Day 1 Day 1
  • Arrive at Katunayake International Airport, and proceed to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (time taken for travel – 2 to 3 hours): this elephant orphanage is a popular tourist destination that provides care to injured and/or orphaned elephants from the wild,
  • From Pinnawala, head to Mawanalle Spice Garden: Here, you can get a glimpse of world renowned spices in your 7 nights Sri Lanka tour,
  • Next, head to Dambulla (time taken for travel from Pinnawala – 2 to 3 hours): For all major Sri Lanka 8 day tours, Dambulla is a prime spot for welcoming tourists to the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka.

Upon accommodation at a hotel in Dambulla, the first out of your Sri Lanka 7 nights tour will draw to an end, at the rest of the day can be spent at your own pace.

Day 2 Day 2
  • Dambulla to Sigiriya (time taken for travel – 30 minutes): Sri Lanka’s famous rock citadel,
  • Sigiriya to Habarana: partake in an exciting ride on an elephant’s back here!

Head back to hotel in Dambulla, and spend the rest of the day at leisure on the second day of your 8 day Sri Lanka tour.

Day 3 Day 3
  • Dambulla to Kandy (1½ hour drive): Another location of specialty for all Sri Lanka 8 day tours, a number of interesting sights will be shown herewith, along with shopping.

Other places of interest in Kandy:

 (i) Peradeniya Botanical Gardens: For Asia’s largest collection of flora and fauna!

(ii) Cultural dances: Traditional Kandyan style.

Head to hotel in Kandy for the rest of the day to be spent at leisure.

Day 4 Day 4

Kandy to Nuwara Eliya (2½ hours): includes sightseeing around Nuwara Eliya’s tea plantations, hiking at National Parks, golfing and even boating.

Accommodation – at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya, with the rest of the day available for your own leisure.

Day 5 & 6 Day 5 & 6
  • Nuwara Eliya to Beruwala (5 to 6 hours): Beruwala presents pristine coastlines flaunted by the greenery of tall palm trees!

Herein, you will be dropped to your hotel at Beruwela and you can spend the rest of these two days as you wish.

Day 7 Day 7
  • Beruwala to Colombo (2 to 3 hours): home to the country’s prime business district, bustling metropolis and several popular sights, this is the last spot on your Sri Lanka 8 day itinerary.

Accommodation – at a hotel in Colombo.

Day 8 Day 8
  • Colombo to Airport (1 to 1½ hours): Proceed to the Katunayake International Airport for departure.


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