Colombo is changing fast and the capital city which was not on our “must see” list even in just a couple of years is becoming an attractive & interesting destination in itself. There are now many fun ways to explore the city, like the Mark Forbes Colombo City walks foodie tour.

Why visit Colombo?

  • Discover the old world charm of the city through the eyes of historian Mark Forbes
  • Looking for something a bit different? Then why not try a streetfood tour?
  • Wander around the colourful fish market in Negombo
  • Settle back and watch a great game of Test cricket
  • Head to Galle Face and have a go at some kite flying

With a modern skyline, colonial buildings, ancient temples, museums & art galleries, department stores and plenty of trendy restaurants & bars, Colombo offers an intriguing and interesting blend of old and new and is worth spending 1 or 2 nights at the beginning or the end of a visit to Sri Lanka.




A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT + 5.5 Hours

Flight Time

10.5 hours Direct


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