7 days in Galle, Colombo & Pune Itinerary

7 days in Galle, Colombo & Pune Itinerary

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1
Galle, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
2
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
3
Pune, India
— 1 day

2
nights
Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Get some cultural insight at Galle Fort and Community Tsunami Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Mirissa Beach and Jungle Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Galle side-trips: Tsunami Photo Museum (in Telwatta), Hikkaduwa Beach (in Hikkaduwa) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mirissa). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bentota Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Galle trip planner.

Pune, India to Galle is an approximately 9-hour flight. In April, daytime highs in Galle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Colombo.

Things to do in Galle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hikkaduwa, Mirissa, Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery - Habaraduwa, Tsunami Photo Museum, Bentota Beach
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Tsunami Photo Museum ©
Tsunami Photo Museum
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Pettah and then enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, thenget engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Bandaranaike Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Colombo road trip site.

Traveling by car from Galle to Colombo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Colombo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pune.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Negombo Beach
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Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Negombo Beach ©
Negombo Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

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Pune, India

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasba Peth Ganpati Temple, and finally examine the collection at Darshan Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pune planner.

Fly from Colombo to Pune in 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pune

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

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