10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

10 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colombo
— 2 nights
2
Negombo
— 2 nights
3
Pinnawala
— 2 nights
4
Colombo
— 2 nights

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Colombo

Colombo
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Colombo trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Colombo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Colombo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Colombo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll set off for Negombo on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Colombo

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Negombo

Negombo
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Negombo trip planner.

Drive from Colombo to Negombo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Negombo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Pinnawala.

Things to do in Negombo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Pinnawala

Pinnawala ©
The main attraction in Pinnawala is undoubtedly its elephant orphanage.
On the 6th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Elephant Foundation, stroll through Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pinnawala Zoo. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Freedom Project.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pinnawala trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Negombo to Pinnawala takes 2 hours. In March in Pinnawala, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colombo.

Things to do in Pinnawala

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kegalle, Pinnawala Zoo
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Freedom Project ©
Elephant Freedom Project
Millennium Elephant Foundation ©
Millennium Elephant Foundation

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Colombo

Colombo ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll around Galle Face Green, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, thenappreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lavinia Beach. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, take in the exciting artwork at National Art Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Colombo visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pinnawala to Colombo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach

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