Discover Colombo, the hidden diamond of the Indian
Travel to the largest shopping and tourist center in the country, which has not stopped evolving and renewing in recent years. From the first moment you see the city you will witness this rapid development that has added a new air to the lively capital. Cross the vibrant city center and admire the impressive buildings of modern architecture that appear in front of you, the glass skyscrapers that represent the wonderful technological and economic prosperity of the place. Explore every corner of this particular city and head to the Pettah area, the place where the multicolor of tradition comes to life, away from the lights of the big city. Music and voices will keep you company as you wander through the endless bazaars, with the small stalls that appear in front of you and each of them individually is waiting for you to discover the beloved tastes and smells of the place.
Get to know the natural beauty of Colombo through endless walks of relaxation and wellness in its green scenery. Start at the famous Beira, which will enchant you with the view of the impressive altar of Simamalaya that seems to float on the crystal clear waters. After enjoying a romantic boating on the lake, head to the popular Galle Face Green Park and cross the vast expanse under the warm sunlight. Of course if you travel to Colombo and you can not miss a visit to the most important attraction of the place, the National Museum, which being the largest in the country, promises to travel you through its diverse exhibits to other times of historical importance for the whole of Sri Lanka.
Food and local cuisine
If you are a fan of spicy cuisine, then Colombo is the ideal destination for you. Visit the local restaurants and discover a variety of options from spicy or non-spicy dishes with special aromas that will satisfy all tastes. If you can stand the spicy delicacies then it is worth trying the fish curry with rice, but also the popular dishes Jackfruit Curry and Kottu.
The best season to visit Colombo
Colombo is a destination that you can visit all months of the year. However, due to its tropical climate, the winter season is ideal, since you will encounter milder weather.
How to move around Colombo
Transport from/to Colombo
Colombo can be reached by air as it has the nearby Bandaranaike Airport. In the city center you can take a taxi or rent a car.
Colombo unfortunately does not have an organized means of transport. For your travels you can use the local buses, the so-called "tuk tuk" which are equivalent to our taxis or ideally the rental cars of the city.