5 days in Colombo Itinerary

5 days in Colombo Itinerary

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The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Galle Fort and St. Anne's Church will appeal to history buffs. Visit Bentota Beach and Mount Lavinia Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Stick No Bills Poster Gallery (in Galle), Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa) and Negombo Beach (in Negombo). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, walk around Galle Face Green, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colombo day trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Colombo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

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Negombo, Galle, Bentota Beach, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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