5 days in Colombo & Pinnawala Itinerary

5 days in Colombo & Pinnawala Itinerary

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5 days in Colombo & Pinnawala Itinerary

Start: Colombo
1
Colombo
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
2
Pinnawala
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Colombo

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Fri), stroll around Galle Face Green, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, then get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, and finally look for gifts at Tea Tone.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Colombo trip itinerary website.

In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tea Tone
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Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

3
nights
Pinnawala

Pinnawala ©
The main attraction in Pinnawala is undoubtedly its elephant orphanage.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Millennium Elephant Foundation and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Freedom Project. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Pinnawala Handicrafts Emporium, then stroll through Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahamevnawa Amadahara Buddhist Monastery Pinnawala, and finally delve into the distant past at Ethagala.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pinnawala

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kegalle, Ethagala
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Freedom Project ©
Elephant Freedom Project
Millennium Elephant Foundation ©
Millennium Elephant Foundation

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