8 days in Negombo & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

8 days in Negombo & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

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8 days in Negombo & Hikkaduwa Itinerary

Barcelona
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Negombo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Hikkaduwa
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
Barcelona

3
days
Negombo

Negombo ©
Located close to the international airport, Negombo has a reputation for being either the first or last taste of the country for visitors.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Negombo: Colombo (Stone 'N' String, Mount Lavinia Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Negombo Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Negombo travel itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tarragona, Spain to Negombo. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Tarragona to Negombo. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Tarragona in November: high temperatures in Negombo hover around 35°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Negombo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Colombo
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Mount Lavinia Beach ©
Mount Lavinia Beach
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
days
Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Get out of town with these interesting Hikkaduwa side-trips: Hiriketiya Beach (in Matara), Mirissa (Mirissa Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project (in Kosgoda) and Bentota (Sea Turtle Protection Association & Bentota Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hikkaduwa custom trip planner.

You can drive from Negombo to Hikkaduwa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bentota, Mirissa, Hiriketiya Beach, Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project
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Mirissa Beach ©
Mirissa Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach

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