35 days in Galle District Itinerary

35 days in Galle District Itinerary

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35 days in Galle District Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Train:  1 h 30 min
— 15 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 19 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
End: Colombo


Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bentota: Hikkaduwa (Scuba & Snorkeling & Community Tsunami Museum), Sinharaja Forest Reserve (in Galle) and Ambalangoda (Rock Islands Santuaries, Sea Turtle Hatchery, & more). Spend the 19th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Protection Association, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bentota tour planning site .

Colombo to Bentota is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. September in Bentota sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Unawatuna.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambalangoda, Kosgoda, Ahungalla, Hikkaduwa, Galle
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 24:
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association
Dolphin & Whale Watching


Unawatuna ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Unawatuna: Hikkaduwa (Tsunami Honganji Vihara, Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, & more), Kanneliya Rain Forest Reserve (in Galle) and Moonstone Mines (in Ambalangoda).

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Unawatuna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bentota to Unawatuna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Unawatuna

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Galle, Hikkaduwa, Koggala, Ahangama, Kottawa Conservation Forest
Find places to stay Sep 24 — Oct 13:
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Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach