7 days in Colombo & Manali Itinerary

7 days in Colombo & Manali Itinerary

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Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka
1
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
2
Manali, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo ©
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Step out of the city life by going to Beruwala Beach and Ahungalla Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Narigama Beach and St Anthony's Shrine. Venture out of the city with trips to Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center (in Kosgoda) and Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the exciting artwork at Ganeshism Studio Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colombo trip planner.

If you are flying in from Sri Lanka, the closest major aiports are Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. In April in Colombo, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manali.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Victor Hasselblad Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Center, Ahungalla Beach, Beruwala Beach
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Beruwala Beach ©
Beruwala Beach
Ahungalla Beach ©
Ahungalla Beach
Narigama Beach ©
Narigama Beach

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Manali, India

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of the city life by going to Solang Valley and Solang Nullah. Explore hidden gems such as Jogini Waterfall and Siyali Mahadev Temple. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Beas River and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghatotkach Tree Templ.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manali trip planning app.

You can fly from Colombo to Manali in 11.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Bhrigu Lake ©
Bhrigu Lake

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