44 days in Western Province Itinerary

44 days in Western Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Province attractions planner

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Beruwala
— 3 nights
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Telwatta
— 1 night
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Avissawella
— 3 nights
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Negombo
— 17 nights
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Colombo
— 19 nights

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Beruwala

— 3 nights
Beruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Change things up with these side-trips from Beruwala: Kalutara (Kalutara Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Beruwala Beach, stroll around Brief Garden - Bevis Bawa, enjoy the sea views from Barberyn Island Lighthouse, and stop by LankaLIKE.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Beruwala travel route planner.

Colombo to Beruwala is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October in Beruwala, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Telwatta.

Things to do in Beruwala

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Telwatta

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Tsunami Photo Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Telwatta road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beruwala to Telwatta takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Telwatta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Avissawella.

Things to do in Telwatta

Museums · Shopping
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Avissawella

— 3 nights
Avissawella, is a township in Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council, situated on the A4 route from Colombo to Ratnapura, Colombo District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, approximately 59 km east of capital Colombo. Change things up with these side-trips from Avissawella: Kegalle (Elephant Freedom Project & Millennium Elephant Foundation), Ranmudu Ella Falls (in Labugama) and National Telecommunication Museum (in Padukka). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Avissawella tour planner.

You can drive from Telwatta to Avissawella in 2.5 hours. In October in Avissawella, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Negombo.

Things to do in Avissawella

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Negombo

— 17 nights

Little Rome

Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Negombo: Hikkaduwa (Hikkaduwa Beach & Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya), Chilaw (Munneswaram Kovil Temple & Anawilundawa Wetland Sanctuary) and Unawatuna (Jungle Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). Spend the 3rd (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Negombo Beach, tour in style with a train tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and explore the activities along Dutch Canal.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Negombo itinerary builder app.

Drive from Avissawella to Negombo in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Negombo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Colombo.

Things to do in Negombo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Colombo

— 19 nights
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Get out of town with these interesting Colombo side-trips: Sri Lanka Air Force Museum (in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia), Kalutara Bodhiya (in Kalutara) and Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka (in Ragama). Spend the 11th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 15th (Mon) on the rails with a train tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, stop by Vogue Jewellers (Pvt) Ltd, kick back and relax at Mount Lavinia Beach, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colombo day trip site.

Traveling by car from Negombo to Colombo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Colombo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Western Province travel guide

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Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gift & Specialty Shops
The most densely populated province in Sri Lanka, Western Province abounds with rich cultural heritage. Attractions in Western Province include serene Buddhist temples built on lake islands, Gothic-style Catholic churches, and numerous darghas. Facing the Laccadive Sea and enjoying a gentle tropical climate, the province offers a number of pristine beaches with yellow sand and palm trees. Nature and wildlife tours offer the opportunity to see rare animals, such as spotted leopards and baby elephants in a nursery, with plenty more wildlife waiting to be discovered. Strategically located and the former home of ancient kingdoms, as well as Portuguese, Dutch, and British occupation, the area's many ancient forts offer another reason to visit Western Province.