14 days in Colombo, Negombo & Bentota Itinerary

14 days in Colombo, Negombo & Bentota Itinerary

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14 days in Colombo, Negombo & Bentota Itinerary

Start: Colombo
1
Colombo
— 7 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  45 min
2
Negombo
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
3
Bentota
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
End: Colombo

7
nights
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've added Vishwa Colombo Tours, Traumland Tours, Srilanka Aerizo Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Hikkaduwa Beach and Bentota Beach. Bring the kids along to Beruwala Beach and Ahungalla Beach. Explore Colombo's surroundings by going to Narigama Beach (in Hikkaduwa), Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center (in Kosgoda) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Kalutara). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Viharamahadevi Park, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and get your game on at Soapy Island.

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If you are flying in from Jordan, the closest major airports are Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. January in Colombo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Negombo.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Scuba & Snorkeling, Scuba & Snorkeling, Beruwala Beach, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center
Find places to stay Jan 25 — Feb 1:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

3
nights
Negombo

Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
Fishing Charters & Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Negombo Lagoon, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muthurajawela Marsh, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Kalpana's Batik & Souvenirs.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Negombo tour site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Colombo to Negombo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February in Negombo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bentota.

Things to do in Negombo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Negombo Lagoon ©
Negombo Lagoon

3
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Dolphin & Whale Watching has been added to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bentota Beach and Ahungalla Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center and Lunuganga. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Negombo to Bentota in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Bentota are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 7th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, Ahungalla Beach
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach

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