5 days in Bengaluru & Sri Lanka Itinerary

5 days in Bengaluru & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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5 days in Bengaluru & Sri Lanka Itinerary

New Delhi, India
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Bengaluru, India
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  1​h
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Galle, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
+3
train + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h
New Delhi, India

1
day
Bengaluru, India

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bengaluru sightseeing planner.

New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in January, expect Bengaluru to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Bengaluru

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Old Parliament Building, stroll through Galle Face Green, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Colombo road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bengaluru to Colombo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, things will get a bit warmer in Colombo: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

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#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Old Parliament Building ©
Old Parliament Building

1
day
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Kandy, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kandy holiday maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Colombo to Kandy in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Royal Palace of Kandy ©
Royal Palace of Kandy
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

2
days
Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
On the 13th (Sat), kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Unawatuna Beach, and then stroll through Hikkaduwa Beach. On the next day, stroll through Mirissa Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Galle day trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kandy to Galle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Unawatuna, Mirissa Beach, Hikkaduwa Beach
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Unawatuna Beach ©
Unawatuna Beach

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