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 15​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 17th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bengaluru online itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in February: high temperatures in Bengaluru hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Bengaluru

#Historic Sites, #Parks
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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 18th (Sun): 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 where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Colombo trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bengaluru to Colombo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Bengaluru in February, Colombo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kandy.

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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the activities along Kandy Lake, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Kandy, and then contemplate the long history of Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kandy online trip builder .

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 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Galle.

Things to do in Kandy

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, kick back and relax at Unawatuna Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Mirissa Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Galle online trip itinerary maker .

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 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Galle

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

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

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