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Best Things To Do in Colombo

Commercially, being the capital and size wise, the largest, Colombo is a proud metropolitan sitting on the west end of Sri Lankan coast. The city has its population of more than 005.600 million and its city proper has a population of about 752,993. Financially, it’s the center of the country and a very popular destination for tourists.Some of the best things to do in Colombo include sleeping over at the Planetairum, taking a dip at Negombo, riding a tuk-tuk, etc. Its location is firmly on the western coast, is located almost adjacent to a place called the Great Colombo Area, a place which includes the SriJayawardenepura Kotte, the place which is Sri Lanka’s capital, legislatively, and Dehi-wala Mount Lavinia. The reason as to why Colombo is called the capital of Sri Lanka is that Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is located well with the urban, suburban areas of Colombo. Busy and very Vibrant, Colombo is a homogenous mixture of colonial buildings, the life of moderners, and ruins. Since 10982, it has been the capital of legislature.

The very large harbor and its strategically placed position on the West coast made sure that ancient traders and merchants knew of the city almost 2,000.0 years ago. The city is where a lot of corporate offices, entertainment centers, and restaurants are.

The city is a proportionate mixture of hydrosphere and lithosphere, with a huge number of canals running throughout the city and the Beira Lake which covers an area of 65 hectares, right in the middle of the city. The lake being one of the very important and distinctive landmarks of the city was used in order to defend the people and the city. The lake hosts regattas and many theatricals on its banks. Th city experiences tropical type monsoon climate. The city experiences temperate climate almost throughout the year. Between March and April, the highest temperature that Colombo experienced is something around, 31°C. The only time there is a major, distinct weather change, is between March-April and October-January. The expectation of very heavy rain is relatively high.  The minimum temperature experienced in the city is 22°C. The average amount of rainfall is 2,500mm or 250 cm.

A popular attraction for residents and tourists if Galle Green, which is located smack dab in the middle of the city. The southern face of the promenade is marked with the Galle Green Hotel.  The most important temple in Colombo is the Gangaramaya Temple, which is a beautiful architectural mixture of Indian, Thai, Chinese, and Sri Lankan styles.

Next to the Town Hall, and the National Museum of Colombo, is the Viharamahadevi Park. It has a large Buddha Statue and is the largest, oldest park of the city, and is considered amongst one of the best things to do in Colombo.

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    Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity: Delight in this amazing Blue Whale watching tour, witness these huge sea animals leaping out of the water in an experience like never before.Get picked up from your hotels at around 6 AM and reach the Mirissa Harbor from where at around 6.30 AM the boats will take you to the whale watching locations. The complete activity will take around 2-4 hours, depending up on the sight of the whales.After the whale watching, continue your journey and enjoy the time visiting turtle hatchery point, where you can watch cute little turtles hatching and making their way into the sea.Continue your journey and visit the age old tradition of stilt fishing at Koggala where fishermen sit balanced far from shore atop sticks and twine, hanging fishing rods into schools of fish.Aftermath, visit the famous Moonstone mine place and followed by an exciting shopping trip to the markets of Bentota.End your trip at around 2 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels. 

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    Luxury Camp Safari at Wilpattu in Sri Lanka
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    Anuradhapura
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Expedition camp is located on a peninsula in the forest and surrounded by two rivers (deep enough for swimming) and just beyond a tea plantation in Wilpattu.After your arrival at the campsite, start your day with a lip-smacking breakfast and indulge in the bird watching activity as you enjoy the meal.Aftermath, embark on a short hiking followed by the jeep safari amidst the dense and beautiful forest and explore the same.In the afternoon, enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch in the magical setting, followed by some fun filled activities and relaxation.In the night, carve your hunger with the five course dinner with beer and alcohol amidst the heart warming setting where the whole area is lit up with traditional flame torches and a roaring campfire. The next day, head back to your home with lots of memories, after a delicious breakfast. 

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    Excursion to Riverston Gap in Sri Lanka
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    Matale
    h9 Hours

    About the Activity:Get ready to feel the essence of Riverston, located approximately 30 km from the Matale town.Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy and commence your exploration by 8:30 AM in the morning after reaching Riverston and enjoy the view until it is dusk.Visit the two great waterfalls of Riverston “Sera Ella” and “Bambarakiri Ella which will get refreshed and rejuvenated.Embark on a 4 KM trek along the Sera Ella waterfalls and passing through the beautiful dense forest. Aftermath, enjoy a lip-smacking lunch and proceed to enjoy a photography session in Pitawala Pathana trail and witness the beauty of the surroundings. At around 5.30 PM in the evening, end your trip and head back to Kandy by getting dropped off to your respective hotel. 

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    Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana
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    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Habarana, located 210 km north east from Colombo is the transit point for the large herds of wild elephants at the National Parks of Minneriya and Kaudulla. Get ready for an amazing elephant safari as you enthrall in this 4 hour activity, starting at around 10 AMThe ride would take you over the main road, the pathways, villages, jungles, swamp and river. Post this embark on a boat ride to visualize local village life.Learn the unique ways and the culture of the locals during a village tour. Hop onto a boat and reach the river bank - transfer to a village house by a jeep for a scrumptious local village lunch.Return with a bag full of memories as your tour concludes at around 2 PM. 

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    Dive Course With Stay at Colombo in Srilanka
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    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Activity:Colombo is the perfect location to continue your underwater education.The diving course includes the six dives over the course of five days from the PADI certified experts.Start your day with a lip-smacking breakfast, followed by the diving course the whole day.All the necessary diving gears will be provided to you at the course location. 

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    Sabaragamuwa
    d1 Day

    About the Activity: Embark on a day tour to Sinharaja rain forest reserve to see the nature's gifts being lulled and preserved.Get picked up from your hotels in Sabaragamuwa at around 6 AM and start your tour by taking a walk in the tea plantation estates and delight in the lush-greenery surrounding you.Aftermath, start your exploration of  Sinharaja Rain Forest, which is rich in vivid range of flora and fauna, and enjoy the presence of various animals and reptiles delighting in this wild experience.Continue your journey, drive to the beautiful paddy fields and acquaint yourself more about the local rice cultivation, methods and later pay a visit to the rubber plantation and know more about this local produce.End this delightful day trip by paying a visit to the solacing Big Buddha Temple before getting dropped to your hotels in the evening. 

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    Colombo
    h15 Hours

    About the Activity:The exciting tour of exploring south of Sri Lanka starts as you get picked up from your hotel in Colombo at around 07:30AM to go towards Galle and then onwards to Hikkaduwa.At Hikkaduwa, embark on a boat ride to see the marine life of the reefs.Thereafter, you will be visiting a mask factory at Ambalangoda and see how the master craftsmen prepare these artifacts that are famous world over.Post that, you will be visiting the turtle hatchery and move on towards Bentota to embark on a water safari in Madu Ganga.End your amazing southern Sri Lanka exploration at around 11.30 PM by getting dropped off to your respective hotels in Colombo. 

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    Colombo
    d1 Day

    About the Activity: If your kid is still waiting to make the first step into the underwater world, this is the best option for you to let them have an exciting adventure underwater.Reach the center at 7:30 AM and participate in the two sessions that starts at 8:00 AM.Kids from 8 years to 12 years can take part in the bubble-maker sessions in the safe environs of a pool. This course includes all gear rentals and PADI costs.Introduce your kids to the exciting underwater world by giving them the best sessions in basics.

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    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel in Colombo at around 7 AM in an air conditioned vehicle to roam around the ancient places Dambulla and Sigiriya.First, indulge in an amazing excursion that will take you to Dambulla and explore its beautiful place adorning various quaint masterpieces that are known for enticing tourists from all over the globe.Explore Cave temple, rock cut temple and Golden temple in Dambulla and admire the awe-inspiring architecture of these age old attractions.After that visit Sigiriya Museum which is one of Asia’s major archaeological sites and know more about fifth-century urban planning, architecture, gardening and other household techniques at this archaeological site.End your amazing exploration of ancient Sri Lanka at around 5.30 PM by getting dropped off to your respective hotels in Colombo.  

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    Galle
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity: The journey of a sightseeing tour through coastal Sri Lanka begins as you are picked up from your hotel in Colombo at around 7 AM and proceed towards the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery that aims to protect the sea turtles and their eggs where you can witness the turtles hatching and crawling towards the ocean. Thereafter, you will be proceeding towards Madu Ganga, where you can enjoy a river safari for 1.5 Hours.The evening brings with it, a visit to Galle Fort and the lighthouse which is built in the Dutch style of architecture.End your amazing exploration trip of coastal Sri Lanka at around 6 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels in Colombo. 

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    Kegalle
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity: Embark on this amazing tour and visit the highlands of Sri Lanka, which include, Pinnawala, Kandy and Peradeniya.Get picked up from your respective hotels at around 6 AM and start your exploration trip. First stop will be the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which is home to abandoned or lost elephants. Get a chance to acquaint yourself about their lifestyle and also explore the orphanage sitting atop this majestic creature.  Aftermath, proceed to Royal botanical garden of Peradeniya which is well known for its diversified variety of plants which included ornamental, decorative, useful & medicinal flora as well.Post this head to the Kandy city, to enjoy some shopping. Enjoy spectacular views from the well – acclaimed Kandy view point.Get entertained in a cultural show at Kandy. Post this, visit world famous Temple of the Tooth Relic. End your amazing trip and exploration of highlands of Sri Lanka at around 5 PM in the evening by getting dropped off to your respective hotels in Colombo.

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    Kandy
    h12 Hours

    About the Activity: Indulge in an enthralling Kandy day tour, have a sight at the major tourist spots in Kandy to know more about Srilanka.Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy at around 5 AM and start your amazing journey.Begin your excursion with a visit to pineapple and herbal garden followed by a visit to famous tea factory and witnessing the entire process of tea packing.Aftermath, make a visit to the elephant orphanage, and delight in the company of these beautiful creatures that are well looked after in this compound.Enjoy an elephant ride, post this, visit botanical garden and temple of tooth.Take a trip to gems and jewellery factory where you can witness creation of beautiful masterpieces.During the trip, also acquaint yourself about the bathik on silk with this amazing day trip to Kandy.End your trip at around 5 PM in the evening and head back to your hotels in your private vehicle.

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    Udawalawe
    d1 Day

    About the Activity: If you are looking for a tour to explore the beautiful Udawalawe in Sri Lanka, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Get picked up from your hotels early morning at around 4.30 AM  in Udawalawe, and continue your drive while you relish the scenery toward the destination.Start your trip by embarking on an adventurous jeep safari for four hours, while you explore the beautiful Udawalawe National Park.Continue your journey and visit an elephant transit home within the National Park and acquaint yourself more about the functionality, living conditions and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants here.Post this proceed to Gem mine in Rathnapura where you will be taken through the entire process involving extraction and polishing of gems.Aftermath, visit the paddy fields and know more about the local rice cultivation, methods. Post this, visit rubber plantation and know more about this local produce.End your trip around evening by getting dropped off to your respective hotels in Udawalawe. 

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    Colombo
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Take a short drive from Colombo at around 10:00 AM, to a family-owned tea workshop that harvests luxury flavors.If you are a tea enthusiast, then this tour will enable you to witness the beautiful and refreshing tea estates and workshop that is owned by a family.It is here that you can get an insider’s view into the beginning of your favorite cuppa, right from gathering, grading to refining.You will also be embarking on a tasting session of special Ceylon Tea and a blind tasting session where you can learn to distinguish between tastes.You can also learn the secrets of tea and herb mixing and create your own personal blend and keep it.The day tour will definitely help you in reconnoitering new tastes and flavors of your morning beverage, end this tour at around 02:00 PM.

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    Colombo
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    About the Activity: Colombo is the perfect location to continue your underwater education and this package includes five adventure dives, all gear rental and a free sixth dive.Explore the immense cargo holds of intact freighters such as the Pecheur Breton (Cargo Wreck ) and the Medhufaru, play with the friendly lion-fish at the Nilgiri Tug or discover history on WWI wrecks such as the SS Perseus.But Colombo diving is not limited to wrecks. Wide angle enthusiasts can explore current swept outer reefs with soft coral and massive gorgonian sea fans..Also, macro photographers can search for nudibranchs, crabs, shrimps, electric rays, pipe-fish, sea moths and other critters on the rocky reefs.Colombo offers a challenging but rewarding environment to advance your training by taking this course.The course can be availed for 6 continuous days or 3 weekends and everyday the course starts at 8:00 AM, so reach at 7:30 AM at the center, which include 10 dives. 

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Attractions

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Galle Face Green Beach

Situated in the middle of the busy stretch of Galle Road and the Indian Ocean, this open space, established during 1859 on 5 hectares, is a huge hit among tourists of all age groups. During weekends, the place is abuzz with vendors who attract kids with their bright toys and bubbles. This area is open all through the year. Entry into the park is free.

While you are here, do not miss to taste the lip-smacking delicacies that are prepared by street vendors.



Location: This is located right next to the famous Galle Beach.

Highlights:
 The magical and golden rays of sunset, fresh air and the positive ambience of the place make Galle Face Green one of the must-visit places in Colombo. The place is currently taken care of by the Sri Lanka’s Urban Development Authority. 

Timings:
This park is open 24/7 all through the day.

Price: Entry into this park is free of cost.
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Mount Lavinia Beach

Mount Lavinia is a heritage hotel, which was predominantly a huge place during 1806. There are various ocean view rooms up for taking here, provided you book early. During special festivals and peak tourist seasons, the heritage hotel offers great deals for the benefit of tourists.



Location:
 With a spending view of the Laccadive Sea, Mount Lavinia offers luxurious services and facilities for its guests. It is located in close vicinity to the National Zoological Gardens. 

Highlights: Sunset deals, wedding packages, national holiday deals, offers on cards of certain banks etc. are some of the promotional offers advertised by Mount Lavinia throughout the year.

Timings: The hotel is open all through the year. It also has a children’s park, where children are treated to a variety of outdoor sports till 4PM.

Price: 
Approximate price starts from 1000 LKR
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Gangaramaya Temple

Gangaramaya Temple is not only one of the most beautiful but also one of the most iconic Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. It is more than a century since this temple was constructed; however even today, the temple doesn’t stop to surprise tourists and devotees. The pathways and doors that lead into the main sanctum sanctorum contain intricately carved sculptures that are simply breath-taking.

Highlights: The ceilings and walls contain pictures and miniature paintings that explain stories from Buddhism religion. In the main sanctorum, a huge Buddha statue exudes a brilliant sense of calmness in the devotees. Built in a mix of various architectural styles including India, Burmese, Thai and Chinese, this temple also houses a museum.



Location: The temple is located right on the Jinaratana Road in the heart of Colombo city.

Timings: The temple is open from 5.30AM to 10PM.

Price: Entry fee is LKR200 per adult.
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Dehiwala Zoo

Dehiwala Zoo or the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka was set up during 1936 with the sole ambition of providing ultimate protection to a wide range of wild animals and birds. . When you are here, do not miss the impressive performances from elephants, chimpanzees and sea lions.

  

Location: This zoo is located at 
Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Dehiwala.

Highlights:
 This place is one of the members of WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums). In order to encourage breeding, this zoo is actively involved in animal exchange programs. The place is known for its exotic varieties of mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and marine invertebrates

Timings: The zoo is open from 8.30 AM to 6:00 PM on all days.

Price: 
Approximate price starts from 100 LKR for adult and 30 LKR for child, for foreigners 500 LKR for adults and 250 LKR for child.

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National Museum

If you are a history lover and have a keen eye for architecture, the National Museum is probably one of the first few places that you need to visit, when you come to Colombo. Established during 1877, this is the biggest museum in the island nation and is undoubtedly the pride of Sri Lanka. The place houses some of the best and personalised collections of the ancient Kandyan dynasty rulers.



Location:
 The museum built in Italian architecture style, is located right in the heart of the Colombo city. 

Highlights:
 The museum’s library deserves special mention as it contains rich manuscripts in palm leaves in languages like Burmese, Sinhala, Telugu, Tamil and much more. 

Timings:
The museum is open on all days except national holidays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Price:  Approximate price for local adults and kids are 35 LKR and 20 LKR respectively, whereas, for foreign adults and kids, the prices are 600 LKR and 300 LKR respectively.
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Viharamahadevi Park

Named after Queen Viharamahadevi, this park is the largest and probably the only public park in Colombo. It is one of those places that never cease to excite you irrespective of the number of times you come here.

Highlights: There are lots of places to visit here like the aquarium, mini zoo, children’s play zone, war memorial, lake and the dangerous-yet-adventurous suspension bridge above it. When you and your kids are tired of running round the park, you can just relax on the cool resting places on the park, eating local delicacies like candy floss, corn and ice-creams from the sellers here. A canopy of green trees lends a beautiful ambience to this place.



Location: The Park is located right next to the famous National Museum in the heart of Colombo.

Timings: This Park is open all through the year.

Price: Entry into the park is free of cost.
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Old City Hall

This is definitely a place that will interest any architecture or history lover. Constructed over two centuries ago, the Old City Hall is one of the brilliant architectural marvels from the bygone British era. The months of January, February, March, November and December are the best when it comes to visiting Colombo. The entry price is free of cost.


 
Locati
on: The hall can be found on Main Street in Colombo amidst various famous tourist spots.

Highlights
: There are a few attendants working in the hall, who will gladly take you around the building, provided you tip them a reasonable amount of money. The hall is literally a treasure island that contains old government equipment, transport machinery and other council chambers that were present during the earlier times.

Timings: The place is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ll days of the week except Sundays.
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Dutch Period Museum

During the period between 1656 and 1796, Dutch rulers ruled over Sri Lanka. The Dutch Museum which tourists get to watch today was once the official residing place of Thomas Van Rhee, the former Dutch Governor of Sri Lanka.

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Location
: The place is located at Prince Street in the city

Highlights
: The museum contains two floors and it houses around 3000 personal collections of Dutch rulers who reigned over the place. This place was converted into a public museum during 1977, thanks to the able support rendered by the Government of Netherlands.

Timings: The museum is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Tuesday to Saturday.

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Colombo

  • What are some of the best things to do in Colombo?

    Colombo is situated on the west bank of Sri Lanka. Being the financial and legislative capital of a country, the city is the hub of activities. The immense amount of entertainment that tourists and locals alike receive, is incredible. Some of the best things to do in Colombo:

    • Check out the National Museum
    • Take a look at the beautiful colonial buildings
    • Take a dip at Negombo
    • Ride a Tuk-Tuk
    • Visit Dehiwala Zoo and Gardens
    • Play at Royal Colombo Golf Club
    • Take a peep at Geoffrey Bawa’s home
    •    Sleepover at Planetarium

  • What are the best adventure activities to do in Colombo?

    The city of Colombo utilizes its utilities to a very great extent. The city has lakes, fests, coasts, gardens, planetariums and the list gets longer as time passes. The best adventure activities to do in Colombo:

    •    Trekking and Hiking
    •    Diving
    • Rock Climbing
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Whale Watching

  • Which are must try water sports in Colombo?

    Being situated on the coast of the Country, Colombo is graced with a very big number of water sports. The deep blue sea, the clear blue sky, and everything that comes in between makes the water sports all the more enjoyable. The watersports available in Colombo are:

    •    Bubble maker diving course for children
    •    Lagoon Canoeing
    • Scuba Diving
    •    White-Water Rafting
    •    Snorkelling
    • Open water and Advance open water diving
    •    Deep Sea Fishing
    •    Sailing
    •    Bottom Fishing tour
    •    Catamaran trip
    • Water skiing
    • Jet skiing
    •    Windsurfing
    •    Banana and tube ride
    •    Speedboat
    •    Surfing
    •    Kitesurfing
    •    Kayaking
    •    Seaplane riding
    •    Paddle boating on Beira lake
    •    Wakeboarding

  • Which all romantic things can be done in Colombo during honeymoon?

    Colombo has been blessed with scenic views, glaring suns, green trees, and beautiful weather. The lakes and gardens have a lot of hidden spots for romantic getaways, where locals and tourists alike, go to mingle.  Tailor-made for some romantic dinners, a walk, and everything romantic, Colombo is ideal for a romantic honeymoon. These are a few of the romantic things you can do in Colombo:

    • Walk on turtle bridge
    •    Candlelight dinner on a beach
    • Take Catamaran cruise
    • Go air ballooning
    • Boat ride on Madu River
    • Go for a helicopter ride
    • Go snorkeling
    •    Explore Galle

  • Which are some famous places for scuba diving in Colombo?

    The deep blue sea that Colombo is adjacent to it allows makes it perfect to go scuba diving in. The diving centers are spread out mainly across the beaches and the divers are accompanied by locals and experts. Some of the famous places for scuba diving are:

    •    Leather Coral Reef
    •    British Sergeant
    •    Taprobane East Wreck
    •    Gorgonian Gardens
    • Great Basses
    • HMS Hermes
    • Bull Dog Reef in Kalpitiya
    •    Perseus
    •    Thermopylae Sierra
    • SS Rangoon
    • MV Cordiality
    •    British Sergeant

  • Which are best places for wildlife safari in Colombo?

    The diverse climate, wildlife, and vegetation make the safaris at Colombo an immense pleasure. The vast array of animals, from leopards to elephants is a big plus. Out of the many Safaris available in the city, the following are the best:

    • Yala West (Ruhuna) National Park
    • Uda Walawe National Park
    •    Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve
    •    Kaudulla & Minneriya National Parks
    • National Park of Horton Plains
    •    Wilpattu National Park

  • Which are some famous sites for camping in Colombo?

    Camping at Colombo is a dream come true for all wannabe campers. The greenery makes it so. The national parks are ideal or the scenic views and camping. The famous camping sites in Colombo are:

    •    National Camping Park of Yala
    •    National Camping Park of Udawalawe
    •    Willpattu National Camping Park
    •    Knuckles Mountain Range Camping
    •    Mahingyanaya Sarobara
    •    Vaddha Village Camping
    •    Wahawa Hot Spring Village
    •    Rainforest Camping in Kitugala Forest Reserve
    •    Kaudalla national  Camp
    •    Sinharja Forests

  • Which are best casinos to visit in Colombo?

    Even though the word, “gambling”, instantly rings bells, nights spent at Colombo casinos are well spent. Beautifully furnished, and largely facilitated, the casinos are the hub of classy, rich people wanting to bet on something they are into. The best casinos to visit at Colombo are:

    •    Bally’s Casino
    •    Bellagio Casino
    •    Marina Casino
    • Jim’s Poker Room

  • Which are best treks in and around Colombo?

    Trekking at Colombo is a dream come true for all wannabe trekkers. The greenery makes it so. The national parks are ideal or the scenic views and trekking. The best treks in and around Colomba re:

    •    Rainforest Trekking in Kitugala Forest Reserve
    •    Waterfall  trekking in Kitugala Forest Reserve
    • Knuckles Mountains Trek National Park
    •    Sinharja Rainforest
    • Hike to Adam’s Peak
    •    World’s End Nuwara Eliya
    •    Belihuloya Sri Lanka
    • Ohiya Sri Lanka
    •    Meemure Sri Lanka

  • Where can I take elephant safaris in Colombo and how much will it cost me?

    Anyone who enjoys nature would enjoy the safaris of Colombo more than just a little. The entire concept of enjoying the feel of wood beneath them, and swaying under the sun, as if they were dancing to a gallop in a 1600s ball, I too much a feeling to push aside. The following are places where elephant safaris are available:

    •    Habana; $55 or Rs.3598
    •    Sigiriya; $60 or Rs. 3920
    •    Kaudalla; $57 or Rs. 3724

  • Where can I go for tea and herb tasting in Colombo?

    The best place to enjoy tea is the plantation in itself. Visiting Colombo without checking out its tea plantations would be rather sad for any tourist. The plantations provide its customers with ample parking space. The location of almost all the tea plantations is extremely strategic. The farms have complimentary homestays, which allow a family at a time, with bedrooms opening up to a garden of its own, and are famous for making customers forget about the outside world, and makes a dream world for them, consisting of lush greenery.

    • The tea and Herb Company
    •    Ceylon Tea Supermarket
    •    Venture Tea
    •    Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka
    • The Tea and Herb Country Limited.

  • Where can I go for blue whale watching in and around Colombo?

    We can watch blue whales in and around Colomba at:

    •    Mirissa Galle
    •    Trincomalee.

  • How is nightlife in Colombo? What can all activities be done during a night in Colombo?

    Nightlife activities in Colombo can be experienced at:

    •    Bally’s Casino
    •    Bellagio Casino
    •    Rhythm and Blues Nightclub
    • Loft Lounge Bar
    • ZAZA Bar
    • Sky Lounge
    • ON14 Rooftop Bar
    •    Barefoot Garden Café
    •    Stirred
    •    Molly’s pub
    •    Clancy’s Irish Bar
    •    Cascades

  • Which are best places for spa in Colombo?

    To relax is the most important thing to do. The best place to do so is a spa. The place in which one would find the best spa in Sri Lanka, the best spas of Sri Lanka are as follows:

    •    Thusare talking Hands
    •    ExSerenib Ayurvedic care and therapy
    •    Kemara
    • Spa Ceylon
    •    Angsana City Club and Spa Crescat City
    • Spa Ceylon and Boutique & Urban Spa
    •    Azmaara Spa
    •    Sidhalepa Spa
    • Prana Lounge
    • White
    • Sea View Spa
    • Amber Spa
    • Prana Yoga Lanka
    • The Om Space
    •    Ramani Fernando Salon and Spa
    • The Spa Colombo
    •    Ehishi Lanka

  • Which are famous temples and museums that I should visit in Colombo?

    The beautiful trees, the lakes, the river, the forests, the monuments, the museums, the temples, the snow, all combine to make Colombo what it is. It is and always will be, beautiful. A number of options one has for sightseeing, romantic, or otherwise, is mind-boggling. So here is the list of some place for sightseeing in Colombo:

    •    Colombo National Museum
    • The central point
    • Dutch museum
    • J.R Jayewardene Museum
    • The Galleries of SApumal Foundation
    • The Bandaranaike Museum
    •    National Art Gallery
    •    Traditional puppet Art Museum
    • Gem Museum
    •    Currency Museum
    •    Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
    • Seema Malaka Temple
    • Sri Ponnabalam Vanesar Kovil
    •    Sambodhi Chaithya
    •    Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple
    •    Borella All Saints Church
    •    DEwatagaha Mosque
    •    Chabad house
    •    Colombo Grand mosque
    • Old Kathiresan Temple
    • St. Mary’s Church
    •    Kelani Raja Maha Temple

  • What are must visit sightseeing attractions in Colombo?

    Colombo is the capital for the legislature of Sri Lanka. Naturally, it’s a hub of all things beautiful and is diverse in all that is sighted there.

    •    Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple
    •    Kelaniya Raja Mahal Vihara
    • Galle Face Green
    •    Viharamahadevi Park
    •    National Museum of Colombo
    •    National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka
    •    Colombo Dutch Museum
    • St. Lucia’s Cathedral
    • The Central Point
    •    Jami-Ul Aftar Mosque
    •    Pettah Floating Market
    •    Diyatha Uyana
    •    Bally’s Casino
    • Seema Malaka
    •    Bellanvilla Rajamaha Viharya
    • Water Wood Lanka
    • The Independence Square
    •    Beddegana Wetland Park
    •    Colombo Walks
    • New Kathiseran Kovil
    •    Wolvendall Church
    • Khan Clocktower
    • Galle Face Beach
    • Sri Ponnabalawaneswaram Kovil
    •    Sambodhi Chaithya
    • Mount Lavinia Beach
    •    Attidiya Bird Sanctuary
    •    Ancient Building of Ananda College
    •    Harrisons
    • Light House Clock Tower
    • Ape Gama
    • St. Peter’s Church
    • Sir Edward Barns Statue
    • New Town Hall
    •    Museum June
    • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum
    •    Kayman’s Gate
    • Old Town Hall
    •    Bellagio Colombo
    •    Chatham Street Clock
    •    National Art Gallery
    •    Elephant House
    •    Buddha Statue
    • Red Masjid

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