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Colombo

Sri Lanka ( Around India )
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Colombo is categorised as Heritage / Beachside / Business and Transit


Iconic Gall Face - Photo Courtest Mayakuru
Mount Lavinia Beach - Photo Courtesy Homeplus
Lake at Colombo - Photo Courtesty Mayakaru
World Trade Centre (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Colombo is the largest city and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka.
  • Colombo has a large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes
  • Sri Lankas major corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues are located in Colombo
  • Colombo has an International Airport at Negombo (38 kms)which is access point to all destinations in Sri Lanka being the only international Airport of the country
  • Famous landmarks in Colombo include the Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, Mount Lavinia beach as well as the National Museum.
  • Colombo is often considered a quick getaway ex-Chennai / Bangalore.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Colombo
  • Colombo is connected by Air with Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Cochin (Ernakulam)

Colombo has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Colombo

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Colombo

Short Break

  • Colombo - Bentota Short Break (4 Nights)

Holiday

  • The Serendipity Tour (7 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Travel to Sri Lanka – Summary in a nutshell

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    St. Anthony's Church Kochikade in Colombo is the most visited Church in Sri Lanka with devotees coming from all corners especially on Tuesdays for blessings.
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    4
    Dehiwala and Mount Lavinia lie along the Galle Road artery which runs along the coast to the south of the country. It is home to Sri Lanka's National Zoological Gardens which remains one of Asia's largest.
    View Point, Zoo
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, City Zoo
    13

Destinations within reach from Colombo

  • Bentota ( 80 Km )

    Bentota is a beach resort 80 kms South of Colombo and is renowned for its beachside resorts and more

  • Kandy ( 134 Km )

    Sri Lanka's hill capital is, perhaps, its most beautiful town. It is 488 metres above sea level, more

  • Galle ( 150 Km )

    Galle is a heritage port and a beach resort 150 kms South of Colombo, renowned for its heritage more

  • Mirissa ( 156 Km )

    Mirissa is the largest fishing port on the south coast of Sri Lanka at 40 kms from Galle and more

  • Dambulla ( 160 Km )

    Dambulla is renowned and visited for the largest and best preserved cave temple complex of Sri more

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Airport in Colombo
  • Bandaranaike International Airport ( CMB ) , Colombo
Recommended travel connections to Colombo from Major Cities.
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Bangalore*
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