15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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15 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Colombo
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Unawatuna
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Negombo
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

8
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.
You've added Pettah, Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colombo online trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to Colombo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Colombo at 36°C and lows at 28°C. You will leave for Unawatuna on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Colombo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple ©
Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach
Colombo Fort ©
Colombo Fort

4
nights
Unawatuna

Unawatuna ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Scuba & Snorkeling, Dalawella Beach, Tsunami Photo Museum, and other attractions.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Unawatuna trip builder tool .

Getting from Colombo to Unawatuna by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Unawatuna can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Negombo.

Things to do in Unawatuna

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Tsunami Photo Museum, Mirissa Beach, Dalawella Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Unawatuna Beach ©
Unawatuna Beach

1
night
Negombo

Negombo ©
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
On the 20th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Muthurajawela Marsh, kick back and relax at Negombo Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Negombo day trip planner.

Fly from Unawatuna to Negombo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. December in Negombo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Negombo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Dutch Fort ©
Dutch Fort

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