2 days in Colombo & Galle District Itinerary

2 days in Colombo & Galle District Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colombo
1
Colombo
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Unawatuna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Colombo

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): walk around Galle Face Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Independence Memorial Hall, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ganeshism Studio Gallery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Colombo trip itinerary builder site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colombo. In May in Colombo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

1
night
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Palm-fringed beaches with golden sand, turquoise water, and a colorful coral reef are enough to draw any beachgoer to Unawatuna, but there's plenty to do off the beach here as well.
On the 30th (Sat), stop by White Boat, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Unawatuna Devol Devalaya, thensteep yourself in history at Galle Fort, and finally kick back and relax at Jungle Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Unawatuna sightseeing site.

You can drive from Colombo to Unawatuna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Unawatuna can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Galle Fort
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Unawatuna Devol Devalaya ©
Unawatuna Devol Devalaya

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