6 days in Mumbai & Sri Lanka Itinerary

6 days in Mumbai & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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6 days in Mumbai & Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
1
Mumbai, India
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
2
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Galle, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, get outside with Marine Drive, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai online trip maker .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Mumbai are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
day
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 30th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Kandy view point, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kandy trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Mumbai to Kandy in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy view point ©
Kandy view point

1
night
Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the ancient world of Sigiriya and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple of Dambulla.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dambulla trip planner .

You can drive from Kandy to Dambulla in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sigiriya
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Sigiriya ©
Sigiriya
Golden Temple of Dambulla ©
Golden Temple of Dambulla

1
night
Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Jungle Beach and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Galle day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Dambulla to Galle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Jungle Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

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