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Things to Do in Colombo

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Tourism in Colombo

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Things to Do in Colombo

The place Colombo has a tinge of history that is attached to it and the heritage of this place is reflected in the colonial buildings along with the high rise shopping malls.

What to do in Colombo?

First and foremost do not miss to catch a glimpse of the elephant. Of the things to do in Colombo do plan your trip with a few days at your peril. One of the things to do in Colombo for kids is to go and have a view of the Union palace. It is considered to be one of the oldest areas of Sri Lanka and the place is buzzing with activity all the time around. The sad part is that the whole of the area is going to be destroyed in the anticipation of modern high-rise buildings.

One of the things to do in Colombo at night is trying delicious local food. There are numerous food joints that are located in hook and corner of the city. Have a roti with a spicy curry and trust me it is going to be the tastiest meal that you would have ever had in your life. The best part is that you would need to eat with your hand and the local people have no qualms about that.

The place is green, clean and there are plenty of things which you can come across here in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are an avid follower of history then one of the things to do in Colombo would be to pay a visit to the National Museum. This has existed only for a few years, but it has been part of the ancient civilization for a long time. The entire work of history, relics along with artwork that dates back to the 4th century B.C.

If you are on the lookout to combine adventure with a sense of peace, then do choose Colombo as your next travel destination. There are a number of things to do in Colombo which are going to sweep you off your feet. So why are you waiting? Do get in touch with your friends or avail the services of a tour operator to secure entry to this beautiful place.

Before you head off from the place one of the things to do at night in Colombo is to pay a visit to the Pettah market. Take a ride on a tuk-tuk to reach this place.

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City Tour of Colombo

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka and a city tour of Colombo is entirely warranted. There are endless sights to see in Colombo. There are incredible spas, beautiful natural parks and canals, romantic beaches, exotic restaurants, and brilliant shopping destinations. For a planned city tour in a short span of time, it ...

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Enjoy Seafood on Mt. Lavinia Beach

The very best seafood that Colombo has to offer is seafood on Mt. Lavinia Beach. Mount Lavinia Beach is located in the outskirts of Colombo city and this beautiful strip of sandy beach has a lot to offer. Frequented by the locals as well as the tourists visiting Colombo, the best thing about Mt. Lavinia Beach is its exquisi...

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Enjoy Tuk Tuk Ride in Colombo

Tuk-Tuks are a local form of transport in Colombo – a three-wheeled automobile that runs fast and weaves in and out of traffic easily. The best bit about these unique rides is that the Tuk-Tuk itself is a convertible. A Tuk-Tuk ride in Colombo is among the top things to do in Sri Lanka. The Tuk-Tuks have remarkably hospitab...

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Visit the Independence Memorial Hall in Colombo

For the sheer historical value of it all, visit Independence Memorial Hall – a famous place to behold in Colombo. As is expected of any free country, any buildings and statues built in commemoration of their freedom struggle is a sight to behold. There is very little doubt that Independence Memorial Hall is a remarkable bea...

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Have Fun at Leisure World Water Park in Colombo

Avissawella Rd, Hanwalla, Sri Lanka

Everyone loves some good old fashioned water theme park rides and the fun at Leisure World Water Park never stops. With daring rides and top of the line safety protocols, Leisure World’s Water Park never ceases to amaze. There is a wide variety of rides for different ages and for children, the ticket price is based on their...

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Enjoy Shopping in Colombo

While shopping in Colombo, Sri Lanka one should visit the Paradise Road, Good Market, and Majestic City are popular places to buy souvenirs. Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka and no tour of any capital city anywhere is complete without shopping in Pettah Market. Tourists can buy fresh produce, electronics, textiles, ...

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Spa Massages in Colombo

With ancient Buddhist cities, elephant safaris, and unspoiled Indian Ocean beaches, Sri Lanka is a hot tourist destination. And thus, pampering your body and soul with a massage therapy in a spa in Colombo can be quite rejuvenating. After the sightseeing fatigue sets in, head to one of the best spas in Colombo for some inst...

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Visit St. Wolvendaal Church in Colombo

One of the best Protestant Churches in Colombo is Wolvendaal Church. The best thing about this Church is its ambiance. Unlike other churches that exude a religious sparkle, St. Wolvendaal is actually eerie. With a surprisingly somber atmosphere and a sense of history, it absolutely makes sense to visit St. Wolvendaal Church...

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    Amol Ratan Singh Lottey

    New delhi

    Amol's 6 days trip to Colombo

    I traveled to Sri Lanka with my wife to celebrate our 1st marriage anniversary. It was our first ever visit to Sri Lanka and I would say we were lucky to book it with Direct Link Private Limited. Our guide for the tour was Ismath and he did a fantastic job throughout the trip. Our journey was carefully curated to help us experience the maximum number of places in the 5 days that we had for the visit. The choice of hotels was fantastic throughout. Nuwara Eliya was the highlight of our trip - the place is simply magical and the hotel chosen by Mr. Arshad was amazing. I would recommend everyone to choose Direct Link as their travel partners. I look forward to visiting the country again soon once the pandemic ends. Will connect with Direct Link again and would request the services of Ismath once again. Thank you guys for the memorable trip.

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    Nagrajan

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    Nagrajan's 5 days trip to Colombo

    Hi First of Thanks to Travel Triangle - Relax Lanka for this Srilanka Trip - their are some CONS AND PROS- First of all thanks to Driver /Guide Mr. Sanjay he was amazing person - and was very help full throughout the Tour pros :- All the hotels was very Good and luxurious - and in all the hotels dinner was their so didn't faced any problem of food Cons : we have paid 35K for two person thats ok - but for the all the activities we had to pay the Extra charges - 1. like elephant safari - we paid : 3KINR which was not at all worth you can just see some 4 elephants 2.. Madhu River we have paid 60$ for two person for just a ride of 1hours - Again it was not worth - when we checked in the NET it was just 400RS person - We feel like we have been cheated 3. tortoise watching _ we paid 2K INR - again its just a small house hold person running the tortoise park -- not worth One more suggestion they ask for charges for everything- even before travelling we asked them about Corona Crisis they said its nothing over here we reached on 11th March and from 12th March Srilanka has started their to close many things - if they have informed about this we would postphoned our Trip - Even we have enquired about VISA - they have informed us that for indian citizen it is on Arrival - its was not at all True - before travelling we need to take online visa which compulsory and it is free for indian Citizen - But Relax lanka was asking for 20$ fee for visa if i want to take it from them -- it was good i done it from my side Would suggest instead of going to Srilanka - i would suggest plan for NORTH EAST - which is worth value for money

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    Krishnakumar Sriram

    Bengaluru

    Krishnakumar's 9 days trip to Colombo

    Since our trip could not be completed due to corona restrictions, we were forced to return 2 days in advance . We had requested for proportionate refund but not received any response regarding the refund. Kindly consider and refund proportionately in all fairness. We are sure you will respond positively Bhaskar T Whatever covered during the trip was nice. We would like to continue you as our travel partner for all future travel

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    Priya Mittal

    Mumbai

    Priya's 7 days trip to Colombo

    Sri Lanka Trip- Great service by Pearly Gates- Highly recommended- The Company's representative, Nimni, was in constant touch throughout the trip- Customised the trip based on our requirements- Timely responses and excellent private car, Al thought, Driver(Roshan) was was polite and humble but not very informed about places. Balanced Hotel selection , overall a great stay and experience.

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    Deepak Ramu

    Mumbai

    Deepak's 7 days trip to Colombo

    Good hotels! Resourceful driver cum guide! My only issue is with the booking process. Travel triangle took 25 days to finalise my booking even though i was instantly getting back to them with updates/changes to my tour itinerary. I am otherwise completely satisfied with the trip.

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    Abhishek Blade

    Delhi

    Abhishek's 6 days trip to Colombo

    I missed my flight from chennai to colombo due to, your improper connecting flight scheduling, Indigo flight from Delhi to Chennai being delayed and due to reschedule of Indigo flight from 5:55am to 5:40am and by the time I reached the checkin gates were already closed.Due to which I have to book another flight from Chennai to Colombo on Sri lankan Airlines that costed me around Rs. 13794.There is no update from your side that what all are you doing to get my money reimbursed from Indigo because of missed flights as there was no fault of mine for the same and your travel agent told me that they are helpless and you your self need to talk to the Indigo Airlines. Secondly I need a complete distribution of my bills explaining me clearly my flights cost, travel cost, hotels and others which ideally should be done before payment even but I have not received it even after payments and even after my trip

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    Shashank Bhatt

    Delhi

    Shashank's 6 days trip to Colombo

    I booked my trip through Udani and had great experience, Ravishi is spot on right from answering my queries to following up on the trip and post my trip. she is very polite and guided me well. on my Arrival i meet my drive and guide Ravi he is a amazing guy he has taken me to the nicest places to eat and explore. i will surely recommend Udani to the traveler and will soon be back to explore Srilanka further more. cheers. shashank

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    Anil Kumar Srivastava

    New delhi

    Anil's 11 days trip to Colombo

    We undertook 11 days tour of Sri Lanka from 29th Feb to 10th March 2020 and visited Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Mirissa, Bentota and Colombo. The entire tour was well planned by the travel agency and it was quite comfortable tour. Taxi driver with luxurious sedan was with us for the entire tour from day one and provided Sim card for connectivity and also worked as guide. We stayed for 2 days at certain places but no local sightseeing on the first day was arranged by the Agency. At some places food was not to our taste. In all tour was very satisfying and comfortable.

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    Sree Karthik Hebbale Somashekar

    Bangalore

    Sree's 6 days trip to Colombo

    I had one of the best experience with SEEMAX Travels. I was on a vacation to Srilanka for 6 days with family and my friends family. Seemax travel arranged each and everything in an organized manner and every thing was up to the mark.Driver Rajakaruna was a very professional and amazing person. He picked up on time from the Airport and also helped us in exploring places in Srilanka. All the Hotels were awesome with all amenities, Food was really great and more than our expectation. They were able to cover all the places as per the itinerary which was requested by us. I would like to thank Dilshan and team for making this holiday an amazing experience. I would also want to recommend SEEMAX TRAVEL FOR YOUR TRAVEL EXPERIENCE. It is one-stop for all your travel info at affordable prices. Seemax Travel is trustworthy.

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    Aatish Arun Dhuri

    Mumbai

    Aatish's 7 days trip to Colombo

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