The atmospheric buzz travellers are hit with when they arrive is exciting and immense. This is a city oozing culture and history, from the busy side streets overflowing with fantastic colours and aromas from the many markets to the historical and architecturally beautiful forts and gardens. A great start or finish to a Sri Lankan holiday.


Colombo offers a small taster of what Sri Lanka has to offer, including historical and cultural delights, beautiful beaches and fascinating people. It is a perfect for travellers wishing to learn more about this intriguing country.

This relaxed coastal city has a colourful history that dates back to the 5th century when Colombo’s small port was an important point of the east-west sea trade. It is now a mixture of ancient, colonial and modern influences

  • Explore the city’s temples and Kovils
  • Sip a sunset cocktail at the Galle Face Hotel
  • Spend an hour or so shopping at Paradise Road, ODELS and Barefoot
  • Stroll through the city and visit the Fort and Pettah to experience the colonial architecture

beyond the ordinary

Watch a cricket match at the Singalese Sports Club, considered the Lords of Sri Lanka

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