7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Colombo
— Few hours
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Jaffna
— 3 nights
3
Trincomalee
— 1 night
4
Colombo
— 1 night

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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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Colombo trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Colombo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Colombo, with lows around 29°C. You will leave for Jaffna on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Colombo

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

3
nights
Jaffna

Jaffna ©
A center of Tamil culture, the city of Jaffna remains in the process of rebuilding after suffering greatly during the civil war.
When in Jaffna, make a side trip to see Kovalam Beach in Karainagar, approximately Karainagar away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nallur Kovil, kick back and relax at Casuarina Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kayts Causeway, and appreciate the history behind Maruthanamadam Anjaneyar Temple.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jaffna online visit planner.

You can drive from Colombo to Jaffna in 7 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Trincomalee.

Things to do in Jaffna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
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Nallur Kovil ©
Nallur Kovil
Jaffna Fort ©
Jaffna Fort
Dambakola Patuna Sangamitta Temple ©
Dambakola Patuna Sangamitta Temple

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night
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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Trincomalee trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Jaffna to Trincomalee by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. You'll set off for Colombo on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Trincomalee

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Colombo

Colombo ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, then look for gifts at Vogue Jewellers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, and finally walk around Galle Face Green. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Colombo National Museum, explore the galleries of Ganeshism Studio Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ The Living Saviour, then appreciate the history behind Independence Memorial Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Borella All Saints Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Colombo trip itinerary website.

Drive from Trincomalee to Colombo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colombo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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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