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Travel Guide of Colombo

Colombo is the gateway for most travelers visiting Sri Lanka and carries influences of Tamil, Sinhalese, Buddhist and Hindus from India. Although it is the business and commercial hub of Sri Lanka, its fringe of beaches makes Colombo unique with the diverse array of ethnicities. Tourists enjoy city’s high end shopping, night life, hotels and restaurants having filled with shopping malls, Malls and interesting tourist spots with some elite structures of colonial times. Visitors choose class hotels with spectacular scenic view of the ocean and delicious cuisines such as koththu roti, Biryani, Lamprais, and string hoppers. Except Monsoon season from May to August, Colombo is the charming destination for visitors to enjoy its oceanic

Colombo is famous for & as:

Tourist City, Shopping, Capital

Popular Tourist Attractions Of Colombo

Fortress, Colombo

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National Art Gallery, Colombo
National Art Gallery

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University of Colombo, Colombo
University of Colombo

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Leisure World, Colombo
Leisure World

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Hotels in Colombo

The Galadari Hotel, Colombo
The Galadari Hotel

from USD 145.00

Park Street Hotel, Colombo
Park Street Hotel

from USD 220.00

Indra Regent Hotel, Colombo
Indra Regent Hotel

from USD 45.00

The Saffron, Colombo
The Saffron

from USD 35.00

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Quick facts about Colombo

Days Required


Budget per night

USD None

31oC Max     25oC Min

87.8oF Max     77.0oF Min



Best Time to Visit

January to March
It is mostly sunny during this time and a lot of visitors frequent the city. Duruthu Perahera Festival is also held in January and attracts many tourists.

Electrical Plugs and Sockets used in Colombo

Electrical Plugs and Sockets used in Colombo

Popular Trips of Colombo


Simply Srilanka
Cities Covered

Colombo, Kandy, Bentota

Starting from

USD 1133


Splendours of Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Dambulla, Kandy, Bentota

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USD 1164


Srilankan Delight
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Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Bentota, Colombo

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USD 615


Sri Lanka Express
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Negombo, Kandy, Hikkaduwa, Colombo

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USD 999


Srilankan Wonders
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Bentota, Kandy, Colombo

Starting from

USD 816


Sri Lanka & Maldives Adventure
Cities Covered

Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Bentota, Colombo, Male

Starting from

USD 2337

Tourist cities near Colombo

Many cities are accessible from Colombo. We have selected the most popular tourist cities that you can visit after Colombo. Based on number of days in hand for vacation these cities have been listed and can be added to your travel itinerary by selecting "Add to Trip" displayed on the right of each city name.

Upto 7 days
(30 Kms)
67% of visitors coming to Sri Lanka visit this City
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Nuwara Eliya
(103 Kms)
57% of visitors coming to Sri Lanka visit this City
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(40 Kms)
10% of visitors coming to Sri Lanka visit this City
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