6 days in Colombo & Kandy Itinerary

6 days in Colombo & Kandy Itinerary

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Colombo
— 2 nights
Taxi to Godagama, Train to Kandy
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Kandy
— 3 nights
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Colombo

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll around Galle Face Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, then appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sivayogaswami Thiruvadi Nilayam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Colombo day trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Colombo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Colombo, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Kandy

Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kandy: See Lanka Travels (in Waikkal), Sigiriya Fortress (in Sigiriya) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Royal Botanical Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, see the interesting displays at World Buddhist Museum, and don't miss a visit to Galmaduwa temple kandy.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kandy online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Colombo to Kandy in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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