Colombo is rapidly emerging as a must-see stop in Sri Lanka. No longer just the sprawling city you have to endure on your way to the southern beaches, it has become a worthy destination in its own right.

Colombo’s cosmopolitan side is home to an abundance of stylish eateries, galleries, and museums. Surprises abound in its old quarters where you can find great local food and discover a characterful shops and cafes. Colonial Colombo's garden roots are still very much intact along its often shady boulevards. After decades of neglect, the city is in the midst of widespread historic restoration of its landmark colonial architecture, and with the growth of its cosmopolitan side, this city is continually evolving.

Colombo at a Glance

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

AEST -4.5
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

14 days from $5,480pp
  • Lion Rock Fortress
  • Udawale Elephant Orphanage
  • Ancient Polonnaruwa
Sri Lanka at a Glance Tour

9 days - please call for prices
  • Colombo Fort District
  • Pettah Market
  • Rock Fortress (Lion Rock)
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Things To See In Colombo

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

What the experts say

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