3 days in Colombo & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

3 days in Colombo & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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3 days in Colombo & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin), India
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

1
night
Colombo, Sri Lanka

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 6th (Fri): see Multi-day Tours, appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colombo trip itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Colombo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in December: high temperatures in Colombo hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Colombo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Independence Memorial Hall ©
Independence Memorial Hall

1
night
Kochi (Cochin), India

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) holiday builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Colombo to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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