4 days in Colombo, Galle & Kandy Itinerary

4 days in Colombo, Galle & Kandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Colombo
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Galle
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
3
Kandy
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 9th (Mon): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the exciting artwork at Ganeshism Studio Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at VRx, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and finally stroll around Galle Face Green.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Colombo day trip website.

New Delhi, India to Colombo is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Colombo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train to Galle.

Things to do in Colombo

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

1
night
Galle

Galle ©
The southernmost city on the island, Galle combines colonial-era history with a tropical feel and climate.
On the 10th (Tue), kick back and relax at Jungle Beach, then steep yourself in history at Galle Fort, and then look for gifts at Cara Jewellers.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Galle trip planning website.

You can take a train from Colombo to Galle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Galle

Beaches Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jungle Beach
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Galle Fort ©
Galle Fort
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Cara Jewellers ©
Cara Jewellers

1
night
Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hindagala Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Royal Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at Raja Museum, and finally make a trip to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Galmaduwa temple kandy, look for gifts at Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, then explore the activities along Kandy Lake, and finally make a trip to Kandy view point.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kandy itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Galle to Kandy in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Peradeniya
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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