7 days in Colombo & Galle District Itinerary

7 days in Colombo & Galle District Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colombo
1
Colombo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Bentota
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Galle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Colombo

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colombo: Negombo (Negombo Beach & DIANA Souvenirs) and Diyasaru Park (in Sri Jayawardenepura). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, walk around Galle Face Green, admire the striking features of Colombo Municipal Council, and pause for some serene contemplation at Borella All Saints Church.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colombo driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Colombo. In May in Colombo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bentota.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Negombo, Diyasaru Park
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Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara ©
Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara

1
night
Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid ul Abrar, thenputt your heart out at Wonder Sri tours, thenkick back and relax at Bentota Beach, and finally stroll through Sea Turtle Protection Association.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bentota online route planner.

You can drive from Colombo to Bentota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Bentota, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Galle.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors Parks Transportation

Side Trips

Masjid ul Abrar, Wonder Sri tours
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Wonder Sri tours ©
Wonder Sri tours
Sea Turtle Protection Association ©
Sea Turtle Protection Association

3
nights
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Explore Galle's surroundings by going to Hikkaduwa (Naga Viharaya, Hikkaduwa Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Galle Fort, don't miss a visit to Japanese Peace Pagoda, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Galle attractions planner.

You can drive from Bentota to Galle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Galle, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Galle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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