7 days in Colombo & Galle District Itinerary

7 days in Colombo & Galle District Itinerary

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Colombo
— 2 nights
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Bentota
— 1 night
3
Galle
— 3 nights

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nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colombo: Negombo (Negombo Beach & DIANA Souvenirs) and Diyasaru Park (in Sri Jayawardenepura). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, walk around Galle Face Green, admire the striking features of Colombo Municipal Council, and pause for some serene contemplation at Borella All Saints Church.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colombo driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colombo. In May in Colombo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Negombo, Diyasaru Park
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara ©
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara

1
night
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid ul Abrar, kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bentota trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Colombo to Bentota takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bentota can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Galle.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Masjid ul Abrar
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association
Masjid ul Abrar ©
Masjid ul Abrar

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nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Explore Galle's surroundings by going to Hikkaduwa (Hikkaduwa Beach, Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, don't miss a visit to Japanese Peace Pagoda, take in the exciting artwork at Saffron Robes, and kick back and relax at Jungle Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Galle trip app.

Traveling by car from Bentota to Galle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Galle, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Galle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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