2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Nilaveli
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Unawatuna
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Colombo

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Nilaveli

Nilaveli
The coastal resort town of Nilaveli draws visitors with its beaches, dive spots, and seaside hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Nilaveli Diving Centre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nilaveli road trip planning tool .

Colombo to Nilaveli is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Nilaveli

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach, stroll through Jungle Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

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Traveling by car from Nilaveli to Unawatuna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. In August in Unawatuna, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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

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