12 days in Port Blair & Colombo Itinerary

12 days in Port Blair & Colombo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  5 h
1
Port Blair, India
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h
2
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: New Delhi, India

5
nights
Port Blair, India

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Port Blair is known for historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cellular Jail, examine the collection at Anthropological Museum, head off the coast to Ross Island, and look for all kinds of wild species at Chidiya Tapu.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Blair trip maker tool.

New Delhi to Port Blair is an approximately 5- hour flight. While traveling from New Delhi, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Port Blair, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail
Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Jolly Buoy Island ©
Jolly Buoy Island

5
nights
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colombo: Hikkaduwa (Hikkaduwa Beach, Tsunami Honganji Vihara, &more), Galle (Galle Fort & Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, don't miss a visit to Independence Square, kick back and relax at Negombo Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Colombo trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Port Blair to Colombo takes 7 hours. Traveling from Port Blair in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colombo, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Negombo, Galle, Bentota, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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