6 days in Colombo & Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Colombo & Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  8 h
1
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
End: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2
nights
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.
Explore Colombo's surroundings by going to Negombo Beach (in Negombo) and Bentota Beach (in Bentota). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Mount Lavinia Beach, make a trip to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, and walk around Galle Face Green.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Colombo trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Colombo is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dubai to Colombo, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in September; daily highs in Colombo reach 36°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Negombo Beach, Bentota Beach
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Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

1
night
Kochi (Cochin), India

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): wander the streets of Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app.

You can fly from Colombo to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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