32 days in Colombo & Zurich Itinerary

32 days in Colombo & Zurich Itinerary

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 6 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 24 nights
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Colombo, Sri Lanka — 6 nights

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
Spend the 25th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Galle Face Green, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Colombo tour planner.

If you are flying in from Sri Lanka, the closest major aiports are Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Zurich, Switzerland — 24 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall), Lucerne (Pont Spreuer, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get interesting insight from Tours, take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, and don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich holiday website.

Getting from Colombo to Zurich by flight takes about 15 hours. Traveling from Colombo to Zurich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colombo in September, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
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