11 days in Colombo & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

11 days in Colombo & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

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Colombo
— 4 nights
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Hikkaduwa
— 5 nights
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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 Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple and Mount Lavinia Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colombo: Negombo (DIANA Souvenirs & Negombo Beach) and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala). There's much more to do: stroll around Galle Face Green, admire the masterpieces at The Galleries of Sapumal Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Colombo National Museum, and view the masterpieces at Ganeshism Studio Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Colombo trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Colombo is an approximately 5-hour flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in Colombo hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Colombo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

5
nights
Hikkaduwa

One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
You've now added Whale Watching Club to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Hikkaduwa Beach and Galle Fort will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kowilawatta Temple (in Balapitiya), Sinharaja Forest Reserve (in Galle) and Bentota Beach (in Bentota). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Genuine Batik, examine the collection at Community Tsunami Museum, and stroll through Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa.

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Traveling by car from Colombo to Hikkaduwa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Hikkaduwa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips