2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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2 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
1
Trincomalee
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Jaffna
— 1 night
Train:  6 h 45 min
End: Colombo

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Trincomalee

Trincomalee ©
A center of Tamil culture and language, Trincomalee suffered greatly during the 30-year civil war, but the troubles haven't dimmed the natural and cultural charms of the place.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koneswaram Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Trincomalee visit site .

Colombo to Trincomalee is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jaffna.

Things to do in Trincomalee

Historic Sites
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Koneswaram Temple ©
Koneswaram Temple
Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple ©
Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple

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night
Jaffna

Jaffna ©
A center of Tamil culture, the city of Jaffna remains in the process of rebuilding after suffering greatly during the civil war.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Jaffna Archaeological Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nallur Kovil, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kadurugoda Buddhist Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jaffna trip planner.

Drive from Trincomalee to Jaffna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Jaffna

Historic Sites Museums
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Nallur Kovil ©
Nallur Kovil
Jaffna Archaeological Museum ©
Jaffna Archaeological Museum
Kadurugoda Buddhist Temple ©
Kadurugoda Buddhist Temple

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