3 days in Galle & Dondra Itinerary

3 days in Galle & Dondra Itinerary

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3 days in Galle & Dondra Itinerary

Start: Colombo
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Galle
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dondra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Colombo

1
day
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Galle Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jungle Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galle trip planner .

Colombo to Galle is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Galle sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dondra.

Things to do in Galle

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jungle Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach

2
nights
Dondra

Dondra ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sri Vishnu Maha Devalaya and then enjoy the sea views from Dondra Head Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dondra travel route planner .

You can drive from Galle to Dondra in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Dondra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dondra Head Lighthouse ©
Dondra Head Lighthouse
Sri Vishnu Maha Devalaya ©
Sri Vishnu Maha Devalaya

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