6 days in Colombo, Kandy & Pinnawala Itinerary

6 days in Colombo, Kandy & Pinnawala Itinerary

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Colombo
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Kandy
— 1 night
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Pinnawala
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Colombo

Colombo ©
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 22nd (Sat): walk around Galle Face Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and then appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Colombo National Museum, get your game on at Soapy Island, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Anjaneyar Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colombo journey website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Colombo. In February in Colombo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Colombo

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Colombo National Museum ©
Colombo National Museum
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Galle Face Green ©
Galle Face Green

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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
On the 24th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kandy travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Colombo to Kandy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pinnawala.

Things to do in Kandy

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens

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Pinnawala

Pinnawala ©
The main attraction in Pinnawala is undoubtedly its elephant orphanage.
Explore Pinnawala's surroundings by going to Dawson Tower (in Kadugannawa) and Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden (in Hingula). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahamevnawa Amadahara Buddhist Monastery Pinnawala, and view the masterpieces at Pinnawala Handicrafts Emporium.

Make your Pinnawala itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Kandy to Pinnawala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In February in Pinnawala, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Pinnawala

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage ©
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Freedom Project ©
Elephant Freedom Project
Millennium Elephant Foundation ©
Millennium Elephant Foundation

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