Nestled amongst the beaches of the west coast, Colombo is Sri Lanka’s bustling, atmospheric capital. At first glance Colombo might not hold much appeal, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover a city that encapsulates Sri Lanka as a whole – a diversity of people, a vibrant and laidback attitude and plenty to see and do. Learn more about the island’s extensive history and culture in excellent museums, stroll past grand colonial edifices, admire colourful temples, browse through characterful bazaars and soak up an incredible, friendly atmosphere. There is no better place to discover Sri Lanka’s past, present and future.

Colombo at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Colombo:

GMT + 5.5
time difference
12.5 HOURS
flight time
8.7 MILLION
population
Colombo
Fort
famous landmark
String
Hoppers
local food
Winter
best time to visit

Popular Holidays to Colombo

Colombo offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Highlights of Sri Lanka Tour

15 days from £2,990pp
  • Lion Rock Fortress
  • Udawale Elephant Orphanage
  • Ancient Polonnaruwa
Spirit of Sri Lanka Tour

15 days from £2,890pp
  • Wilpattu National Park
  • Sigiriya
  • Colombo by jeep
  • Hiriwadunna Trek
Charms of Sri Lanka Tour

11 days from £3,390pp
  • Minneriya National Park
  • Ministry of Crab
  • Nuwara Eliya

Things To See In Colombo

No trip to Colombo would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.

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