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Duration Price
Tropical Sri Lanka | FREE Excursion to Sigiriya7 days & 6 nights
INR 33,000
EXCLUSIVE Sri Lanka Retreat5 days & 4 nights
INR 26,000
Fully-Loaded Sri Lanka | FREE Excursion to Mirissa8 days & 7 nights
INR 35,500
Exclusive PREMIUM Sri Lanka | Romantic Escape5 days & 4 nights
INR 43,500
Weekend Island Break with Colombo and Bentota4 days & 3 nights
INR 19,999
Sri Lankan Adventure | Group Tour Package7 days & 6 nights
INR 40,599

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Sri Lanka is undoubtedly a gorgeous little nation on the Indian Ocean, but the city of Colombo, the country's executive and judicial center is particularly exquisite. It is located on the island's west coast, adjacent to the Greater Colombo region, and is known as 'The garden city of the West.' It is a tiny planet in itself, with a population of over 5.6 million people. The magnificent city is the very soul of the whole country. The city of Colombo is nothing short of spectacular, with picturesque scenery, stirring mountains, luscious green tea fields, and golden beaches. The nation is brimming with breathtaking natural, historic, and cultural sights, each more picture-perfect than the last.

In Colombo, there is no shortage of tourist attractions. In reality, you will be pressed for time during your stay. It becomes quite difficult to plan your day when the city has so much to offer. From significant places like the Gangaramaya Temple, which will broaden your understanding of South Asian cultures and beliefs, to the amazing Galle Face Green popular for beautiful sunsets, the list goes on and on. Viharamahadevi Park and Independence Square are also visited.

Colombo also offers plenty of entertaining activities, just as it offers plenty of tourist attractions. Colombo’s day tour offers a diverse selection of adventure excursions. In addition to all of the adrenaline-pumping activities like scuba diving and snorkeling, there are several opportunities to just relax and unwind like spa and yoga sessions. Except for the dry season between January and March, Colombo sees intermittent rainfall throughout the year. This is the coldest time of year, with minimal humidity, making it perfect for sightseeing in Colombo, and enabling the visitors to enjoy their trip to the maximum possible level.

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Best Time To For Colombo Tour

Peak Season: Colombo is a year-round destination and the best time to visit completely depends on your seasonal preferences and schedule. The weather is sunny from January to March and is the perfect time for tourists to head out and enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities including sightseeing. You can also participate in the famous Duruthu Perahera Festival, which is held in January.

Shoulder Season :  Colombo experiences its shoulder season between the months of April and October. The month of April marks the beginning of the monsoon season and this is the best time to move around the city and soak in its natural beauty. The months between June and September are considered to be the wettest months in Colombo. This is the time when you can get good deals on flights and hotels, if you are planning a budget trip to Colombo.

Waning Season November brings in hot and humid weather to Colombo, which lasts until the end of December. You can enjoy the winter sun during the daytime and also go out and enjoy sightseeing. If you are visiting the place in November, you can also participate in the Diwali celebration, which is held here with great pomp and show.

How To Reach Colombo

By Air

The most convenient way to reach Colombo from India is by air. Several direct flights are operating regularly between major Indian cities to Colombo.

Direct flights :

To Colombo

From: Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Trivandrum, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi

Major Airlines: Sri Lankan Airlines, Jet Airways, Air India

Places To Visit on Colombo Trip

Here are some of the best places to visit in Colombo

1. Gangaramaya Temple - The Gangaramaya Temple, one of Colombo's most important religious sites, is included in your Colombo Tour Packages. The temple is a stunning sight, blending Chinese, Indian, and Thai architectural elements. It is a beautiful sight and one of Colombo's most prominent monuments. For decades, it has drawn a large number of visitors, both residents and tourists.

Location: Gangaramaya Temple, 61 Sri Jinarathana Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Price: 300 LKR for foreigners 

Timings: 05:30 AM to 10:00 PM

2Viharamahadevi Park - Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo's largest park, is a must-see tourist attraction during the Colombo Tour Package. Picnic areas, waterfalls, a public park, a zoo, nature paths, and much more may be found here. It is ideal for nature enthusiasts, as well as families with children. Locals and visitors alike are drawn to this location because of its peaceful atmosphere.

Location: Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

Price: 20 LKR for an adult and 10 LKR for children

Timings: 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM every day

3. Independence Memorial Hall - If you want to experience the true essence of Colombo’s patriotic feelings, the Independence Memorial Hall is the best place to visit in your Colombo Tour Packages. The hall, which was built to commemorate the country's independence from British control, holds Independence Day parades and other major events every year. There is also a museum in the vicinity, dedicated to the brave soldiers who fought for the nation.

Location: 7, Independence Avenue, Colombo

4. National Museum of Colombo - This is Sri Lanka's largest museum which is unquestionably the country's pride. Some of the greatest collections of the Kandyan dynasty monarchs are exhibited at this grand museum. The museum also features a spectacular representation of Italian style architecture. The exhibitions of relics going back several centuries, representing the country's history and heritage, and is one of the most popular ones to look out for when visiting Colombo.

Location: Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka

Price: Entrance with camera is LKR 250 and video camera is LKR 2000.

Timings: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, every day

5Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque - Jami Ul-Afar is a magnificent mosque that is well liked by both residents and visitors. The red and white patterned mosque makes it distinguished among every other landmark of Colombo. The mosque is among Colombo's numerous culturally significant sites because of the building’s dreamlike fusion of Indian, Indo-Islamic, Neoclassical, and Gothic influences. It is an cultural gem and is a part of your Colombo Tour Packages.

Location: No.228, Second Cross Street, 11, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Timings: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, from Saturday to Thursday

6. Beira Lake - Beira Lake has captured the hearts of tourists since its very existence. It is located close to the Gangaramaya Temple, hence you can take a quick peek of the temple as well when visiting Beira lake. It is a very well loved spot for bird watching activities as well as photography, considering the natural setting of the place. It is also famous for rowing and other activities. You could easily set up a nearby picnic and have a great time. 

Location: 02 Colombo, Near Seema Malaka, Colombo

7. Seema Malakaya - If you are looking to get away from the hustle bustle of life, Seema Malakaya is the perfect place for you in the Colombo Tour Packages. The fusion of Indian, Thai, Sri Lankan and Chinese architecture and the tropical vibe of this island temple attracts many Instagram influencers and photographers alike. The influenced architecture of the different cultures aims to bring about peace in the different religions.

Location: Sir James Pieris Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Price: 300 LKR for foreigners 

8Colombo Lotus Tower - The Colombo Lotus Tower, approximately 350 meters tall, is one of Colombo's most distinctive monuments. The flower's name is reflected in the structure's top. The tower acts as a transmission center, with the goal of boosting transmission and broadcast quality. Lotus Tower has observation decks, shopping malls, restaurants, etc in addition to its core purpose. It's one of Colombo's lesser known tourist attractions which is a part of the Colombo Holiday Packages.

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Price: 20 US dollars for a tourist

9. Wolvendaal Church - The Wolvendaal Church, Sri Lanka's most recognizable example of Dutch architectural style, was built in 1749. The fact that it is designed like a Greek cross is one of the features that distinguishes it from the others in your Colombo Tour Packages. The church's intriguing history, along with its distinctive construction, has captivated visitors from around the world. It's one of Colombo's most remarkable and beloved tourist attractions.

Location: Wolfendhal Lane, Colombo 01300, Sri Lanka

Timings: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM everyday

10. Old Parliament Building - The Old Parliament Building has been one of Colombo's most intriguing tourist destinations if history and politics are the fields that interest you. The Old Parliament Building in Colombo is one of the country's most significant government buildings. Neo-baroque architectural styles are reflected in the design. Several stories contribute to the building's fame, making it a very popular office. 

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka  

Best Things to Do on the Colombo Trip

Here are some of the best things to do in Colombo

1. Visit the Colombo Dutch MuseumExploring the large building of the Colombo Dutch Museum is the best thing to do during the Colombo tour. The walk around the place will take you back to the time when Colombo was ruled by the Dutch people. The museum building also has a courtyard that provides a shade to the tourists traveling during the summers. After stepping into the museum, you will find documents, furniture, coins, paintings, glassware, and other artifacts of the Dutch colonial era. It offers a substantial idea of the period of Dutch rule in Sri Lanka.

Location:CPP Building, Prince Street, Colombo 01100, Sri Lanka

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm

2. Have fun at Leisure World Water ParkLeisure World Water Park takes the inner child out of you. It is a fun park for both kids and adults. The water park offers several water slides and amusement activities that you can enjoy with your friends and family. There are special rides that are exclusive to the children. The exclusive rides of adults included in the Colombo packages consist of Wave Pool, Aqua Trail, Kiddies Pool, Boomerang Slide, Lazy River, Multi-Lane, and Thunder Cruise. Thus, having fun at Leisure World Water Park will leave you astonished with its thrilling roller coaster rides.

Location: Avissawella Rd, Hanwella, Sri Lanka

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm

3. Try your luck at CasinoAre you looking for some exciting things to do on your Colombo trip? You can try your luck at Casino. You will feel a rush of adrenaline in your body while playing casino games and enjoying the live musical performances by Sri Lankan musicians and artists. If your Colombo packages include a visit to the Casino, it is advisable not to miss a chance to taste the exotic gourmet seafood served by the casinos. Seafood is a great way to quench the thirst of your taste buds. The most popular casinos in Colombo include The Ritz Club, Stardust Casino, MGM Colombo, and the Bally’s Casino.

4. Eat Seafood at Mt Lavinia BeachMt Lavinia Beach is situated in the western province of Colombo positioned at the center of Mt Lavinia. There are several restaurants and pubs along the seashore. However, the exotic seafood at Mt Lavinia Beach is a great thing to relish. The lagoon pawns and a wide variety of sea fish look like a treat to the hungry stomachs. The spiciness and piping hotness of the seafood is best to calm down with the chilled beer. Other specialties served at Mt Lavinia Beach include Okra cheese, cuttlefish, and King Prawns with fried rice.

Location: Western Province, Colombo, Sri Lanka

5. Scuba Diving: Scuba Diving remains the other best thing to do while exploring the beaches included in the Colombo travel packages. It is a great thing if you want to explore underwater marine life. The best sighting also consists of coral reefs, wrecks, fish life, and black coral trees. If you are fond of underwater photography, scuba diving in Colombo offers you the opportunity to fulfill your dream. The tourists may also discover Napoleon fish, crocodile fish, panther turbos, and white-eared moray into the shallow water. The PADI dive center and training center provides the best experience to beginners as well.

Timing: 7 am to 4 pm

6. Take the City tour on a busYour journey will be incomplete if your Colombo tourism packages do not include a city tour. You can enjoy a bus ride to the most splendid and colorful open deck bus that will take you around the city. This city tour on a bus will take you on a journey to explore the charms of Colombo. It is one of the best things to do in Colombo if you are tired of walking. Therefore, it provides unmatched experiences and a complete view of both the Old and New of Sri Lanka.

7. ShoppingShopping is the most enjoyable activity to do in Colombo. There are plenty of things in Colombo which will allure you. Shopping at the Liberty Plaza, Majestic City, Odel, and street shopping at local markets will never make you tired. There is an endless choice for tourist shopping in Colombo. You can also take souvenirs back home to cherish the memories spent in Colombo for a lifetime. The wide variety of things like sarees, Ceylon tea, gems, jewelry, handloom, and much more reflect the raw culture of Sri Lanka.

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Timing: 8 am to 10.30 pm

8. Go for White water raftingRafting on white river water is an amazing experience one can dream of. Kitulgala is one of the famous spots to go for white water rafting in Colombo. It offers a feeling of adrenaline rush while moving on the river on a raft. This one-of-a-kind experience gives you all the pleasures that you are looking for in a vacation of Colombo tour packages. The trainers and professional rafters will provide you with all the training before going for white river rafting. After river rafting, you can curb your hunger in Kithulgala for a contemporary Sri Lankan lunch.

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm

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How much does it cost to travel to Colombo from India?

For one individual, a one week holiday in Sri Lanka costs around LKR46,888 (INR11,954.81). As a result, a one week vacation to Sri Lanka for two persons will cost roughly LKR93,776 (INR23,910). Sri Lanka costs LKR187,551 (INR 47,822.65 ) for a two week vacation for 2 people.

What is Colombo famous for?

Colombo is a major Indian Ocean port located on the peninsula's west coast and is the capital of Sri Lanka. It is home to one of the nation's biggest artificial port cities, which manages the majority of Sri Lanka's international trade.

How many days are enough for Colombo?

A journey to Colombo with your Colombo Packages should last 7 to 9 days in order to see all of the country's key attractions. The Gangaramaya temple, Beira Lake, Jami Ul Alfar Mosque, the National Museum, and other significant tourist sites are also worth seeing.

What is the best time to visit Colombo?

Colombo is a destination that can be visited any time of the year. However, the best time to visit Colombo is the dry season which is between January to March, and during the sporadic rains from November to February. It is the ideal time for the tourists to enjoy sightseeing in Colombo due to less humidity in the weather.

How is the weather in Colombo?

The weather in Colombo is mostly hot, wet, and humid all year round. It receives ample rainfall between April to May and September to November. The city enjoys an average temperature ranging from 24°C (75°F) to 30°C (87°F) the entire year.

Do we need a visa for Colombo?

Yes, you require a visa to explore Colombo. One can enjoy the Colombo tour packages when they have a valid visa issued by the Department of Immigration, Emigration, Colombo, Sri Lanka. You can apply for Sri Lanka ETA online and receive the message of approval through email.

What is the famous food to try in Colombo?

The foods in Colombo are diverse and fully packed with flavors and spices. The famous foods to try in Colombo are rice and curry, watalappan, kiribath (milk rice), idiyappam, isso vadai, koththu roti, and king coconut.

Which are the best water sports activities to explore in Colombo?

1. Scuba Diving: Hikkaduwa, in the south, is the most popular scuba diving location. For your visual pleasure, it features a variety of natural reefs and sunken ships. This island offers it all, whether you're doing it for the first time or want a certificate. Swimming in the warm waves of the Indian Ocean is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll see a wide range of marine life and be able to cross a number of them off your list. Sri Lanka offers it all, from enormous blue whales to nudibranchs.

2. Snorkeling: 
Snorkeling is the sport for you if you are not comfortable with scuba diving but still want to feel the excitement of the Indian Ocean. The Bar Reef, Sri Lanka's biggest reef, is a must-see. The months of April to May are ideal for snorkelling in Sri Lanka. You'll see a variety of creatures, get a taste of undersea life, and make memories that last a lifetime.

3. Kayaking: 
With your pals, rent a kayak and paddle down the river to indulge in one of the most sought after activities. Kayaking on the river is very safe and a lot of fun. Along the shoreline, you could observe some animals or perhaps come face to face with an elephant. The Kalu Ganga is ideal for kayakers, and it is also not overly commercialized. So relax and enjoy the calm waters of the Indian Ocean while on vacation.

4. Kitesurfing: 
Kitesurfing is a must-do activity in Sri Lanka, whether you're a real veteran or a beginner. In Sri Lanka, the best place to go kitesurfing in Kalpitiya. The majority of them are IKO certified trainers who will provide you with safety guidelines as well as the necessary equipment. For those who have never attempted this sport before, this is a fantastic opportunity.

Which are the best temples to visit in Colombo?

1. Gangaramaya Temple: The Gangaramaya Temple is a Buddhist temple and a perfect mixture of art and culture from Sri Lanka, Thailand, China, and India. It is one of the best places to include in your Colombo trip.

2. Vajiraramaya Temple:
 Vajiraramaya Temple is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in the world. The temple has a huge role in educating the youths about the principles of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

3. Sri Ponnambalam Vanesar Kovil: The temple is entirely constructed from granite and is situated in the center part of Colombo. It is known for its intricate carvings and designs and is visited by people from all parts of the world to be in the presence of the divine.

4. Shiva Temple: Shiva Temple is named after the patriot who died while fighting for Sri Lanka's independence. The temple is known for its structures made of south granite stones with beautiful and detailed carvings on the walls.

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