7 days in Colombo & Bentota Itinerary

7 days in Colombo & Bentota Itinerary

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7 days in Colombo & Bentota Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  9​h
1
Colombo
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bentota
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Indore

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Negombo Beach and Mount Lavinia Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and make a trip to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Colombo online sightseeing planner .

Indore, India to Colombo is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Indore in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Colombo, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bentota.

Things to do in Colombo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Negombo Beach
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 15th (Thu), kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Protection Association, and then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bentota trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Colombo to Bentota takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hikkaduwa Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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