2-week Sri Lanka travel plan:

If you’re planning to spend two weeks in Sri Lanka, get ready for an unforgettable adventure in this exotic island paradise. At Ceylon Lodge- Airport Transit Hostel, we can help you plan a perfect stay in this teardrop-shaped island. If you have 14 days to spare, embark on a journey that will take you through the must-visit destinations and allow you to craft memories that will last a lifetime.

Day 1-2: Negombo – Picturesque Coastal City

  • Kickstart your journey from Negombo. Enjoy the ocean breeze and taste the local seafood, especially the local crabs.
  • Relish a boat ride at the Negombo lagoon and get the chance to meet the  friendly monkeys.

Day 3-5: Sigiriya – Ancient Marvels and Scenic Beauty

  • Travel from Negombo to Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its fascinating history and stunning surroundings. Visit Sigiriya Rock, an ancient rock fortress with magnificent frescoes and breathtaking views from the top.
  • If you prefer a less crowded experience, hike Pidurangala Rock for equally awe-inspiring vistas.
  • While in Sigiriya, don’t miss the chance to explore Minneriya National Park, famous for its elephant gathering during the dry season. The park offers incredible wildlife encounters and a chance to observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

Day 6-7: Kandy – Picturesque city of Kandy, nestled amidst misty hills and lush greenery

  • Explore the Temple of the Tooth, a sacred Buddhist site that houses a relic of the Lord Buddha.
  • Take a stroll around the tranquil Kandy Lake and visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, home to a stunning array of exotic flora.

Day 8-10: Ella – Picturesque Views and Enchanting Hikes

  • Hop on a scenic train ride from Kandy to Ella and be treated to breathtaking views of rolling hills, tea plantations, and cascading waterfalls.
  • Hike to Ella Rock for panoramic views, or visit the iconic Nine Arch Bridge.
  • Don’t miss out to explore the Ravana falls and Nil Diya Pokuna.

Day 11-12: Arugam bay – Surfer’s Paradise and Relaxed Vibes

  • From Ella, make your way to the east coast and reach Arugam Bay. Spend your days catching waves, surfing, lounging on golden sands, and soaking up the laid-back atmosphere.
  • Arugam Bay also offers a unique opportunity to explore the nearby Kumana National Park, known for its diverse birdlife and fascinating wildlife.

Day 13-14: Mirissa- Relax on Pristine Beaches and Whale Watching

  • Spend your days basking in the sun, swimming with dolphins and turtles.
  • Between November and April, embark on a thrilling whale-watching excursion and witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat.
  • Explore the Parrot Rock and Coconut Tree Hill for mesmerizing sunsets.

Final Thoughts


At Ceylon Lodge Airport Transit Hostel, we promise you a thrilling adventure, filled with cultural experiences, breathtaking landscapes, and cherished memories. Embrace the warmth of the locals, savor the delicious cuisine, and immerse yourself in the beauty of this stunning island nation. So, pack your bags, embark on this teardrop-shaped adventure, and let the beauty of Sri Lanka captivate your heart.