Things to do

Things to do in Colombo

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The business capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is a bustling and vibrant city and a melting pot of must-see sights.
Colombo’s charm lies in its diverse list of activities for everyone.
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Colombo City
Enjoy A City Tour
Seeking a fun-filled day enjoying the sights of beautiful Colombo? Speak to our travel desk to organise a full day with a flexible itinerary in the lively capital city enjoying its rich colonial heritage and architecture, cool cafes and busy bazaars shopping for some wonderful handicrafts.
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Cooling Drink
Drink a Thambili
A tourist favourite, drink and enjoy wholesome king coconut water and a much-loved beverage among locals. Especially welcome during the dry, hot summer months, a bright-orange coloured variety of coconut - ‘thambili’ is a veritable quench thirster.
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Rejuvenate yourself with
Ayurveda Treatments
Set aside a time in your vacation to experience holistic care for your mind and body. Authentic Ayurvedic treatments in Sri Lanka will help relieve your stress and worries specifically tailored to suit your needs.
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Visit Temple / Church
Visitors to Sri Lanka can find astonishing number of places of worship and of religious significance as the country is home to many religions. Temples and churches built several centuries ago are a treasure trove of information and architecture showcasing a diverse nation.
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Eat a typical
Rice & Curry
Sri Lankan cuisine is rich and diverse. Among the many dishes which visitors must try is a typical Sri Lankan Rice and Curry which includes boiled or steamed rice served with a curry of fish, chicken or mutton and a mixture of vegetable curries.
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Seafood on the Beach
Enjoy the magic of a beautiful setting with scrumptious fresh seafood. Several restaurants along the beach offer delectable cuisine. Whether you are craving some tasty crab, grilled fish or deep-fried prawns, Colombo is home to numerous seafood restaurants fitting a wide range of appetites and budgets.
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Zoological Garden
The Colombo Zoo or Dehiwala Zoo houses a rich collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish living in harmony with nature, set amidst a sprawling green oasis of beautifully landscaped 30 acres including an amazing variety of flora.
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An interesting ride
A Ride in a Tuk Tuk
For visitors to Sri Lanka, travelling by trishaw can be a great adventure. Bold drivers who manoeuvre their way out of the jam will help you move around the city and reach your destination with ease.
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Pure Ceylon Tea
Sri Lanka’s tea heritage is unique and Ceylon tea is popular among enthusiasts for its rich flavour and fragrant aroma. While every occasion is celebrated with a cup of tea, Sri Lankans are known to enjoy several cups of tea a day.
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Walk through
Our Sanctuaries
Sri Lanka is gifted with many wildlife attractions including leopards, elephants, whales, birdlife in abundance and a visit to a sanctuary is a thrilling adventure. From flora to fauna, many species are endemic to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a wildlife lover's paradise and a glimpse of rare creatures in their natural habitat is a once in a lifetime experience.
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Visit a Batik Factory
Batik is an ancient traditional industry unmistakably striking in its designs and hues. A visit to a batik factory is a great opportunity to discover this intricate technique and witness the artisans working on wearable pieces of art.
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Walk through a
Paddy Field
Rice is a staple diet for most Sri Lankans. Discover a different side to Sri Lanka by visiting a paddy field with its hues of green and lush fields. Experience first-hand how local farmers cultivate their land.
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Whale & Dolphin Watching
One of the most exciting water activities during a holiday in Sri Lanka is whale and dolphin watching. For several months of the year, visitors have a chance to glimpse majestic whales and dolphins. A close encounter with the largest animal ever to roam the planet, the Blue Whale is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience.
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Most Exciting
Fishing Tour
A marvelous experience for visitors is to enjoy an amazing deep sea fishing tour. Cast your rods into deep blue waters of Sri Lanka, rich with the various varieties of fish. Relish the immeasurable thrill of wrestling with the strongest of the sea and win, and take home an unforgettable memory.
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Quad Bike Experience
Unleash your adventurous self and drive ATVs through sand dunes and experience a one-of-a-kind beach ride at Sri Lanka’s only artificial beach at Port City Colombo. The special purpose-built trailer will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for families to explore Sri Lanka’s first man-made beach while the youth enjoy the adrenaline-rushing experience of riding through the dunes.