12 days in Port Blair & Colombo Itinerary

12 days in Port Blair & Colombo Itinerary

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12 days in Port Blair & Colombo Itinerary

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, beaches, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Ross Island, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of Cellular Jail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Corbyn's Cove.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Port Blair route website .

In December, daily temperatures in Port Blair can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colombo: Hikkaduwa (Hikkaduwa Beach, Tsunami Honganji Vihara, & more), Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala) and Galle (Galle Fort & Pilgrims Lounge Chrishtopher Handicraft and Paint Gallery). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentota Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Protection Association, and get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colombo online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Blair to Colombo takes 8 hours. Traveling from Port Blair in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colombo, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Negombo, Bentota, Galle, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

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