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Colombo Vacations

Experience a mixture of Indian, Dutch, and British cultures during Colombo vacations. The capital of the tiny island nation of Sri Lanka, off the southern coast of India, features ancient culture with modern touches just waiting to be explored.

Major Attractions

Colombo vacation packages give you many cultural places to experience. Start your tour at the National Museum of Colombo, where you can see artifacts dating back millennia. If contemporary art is more your style, tour local galleries in the city center. Visit the Gangarama Vihara Temple to explore stone carvings and brass Buddhist art. There are numerous churches and temples here to tour, with unique examples of architecture pulling from the different cultures that have occupied the island. Gambling is legal in here, so stay in inexpensive hotels in Colombo to have plenty to spend at the baccarat table. Nature lovers will want to visit Dehiwala Zoological Garden, which has over 30 acres of local flora and fauna.

Recurring Festivals and Events

Celebrating is commonplace in a city of over five million people. There are many festivals to take part in all year. May brings Vesak, Buddhists' biggest festival honoring Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and passing into Nirvana. Streets are adorned in color, and you can enjoy free food from local vendor booths. In August, be sure to check out Colombo rental cars to visit the Kataragama Esala Festival in the south. Over two weeks are spent honoring Shanda, the son of Shiva, on chariots, in water ceremonies, and on a fire walk. In November, you can watch a parade of vintage vehicles, European luxury cars, mounted horses, and festively decorated elephants during the Nalanda Walk, a parade to celebrate the educational endeavors of students.

Book your packages to Colombo with Travelocity and you can save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time. From historic sites to the colorful world of Sri Lanka, Colombo will leave you wanting more.

How much are vacation packages to Colombo?

With vacation packages being sold from as little as , you won't need to drain your bank balance for your getaway to Colombo. Travelocity can help. Bundle hotels, flights and tours into a package and land some fantastic discounts. The more you book, the greater the savings.

How long should my Colombo vacation be?

Your Colombo break can be as short or as long as you like, but the majority of travelers stay roughly 3 nights. Want to venture off the beaten path and discover some lesser-known attractions? Lock in a few more nights and experience another side of this destination.

Where can I get the best vacation package deals for Colombo?

Travelocity can help you find a Colombo package deal. With as many as 400 partner airlines and 665,000 properties worldwide, you're bound to find the perfect mix.

Why should I book my vacation bundle via Travelocity?

With our Price Match Guarantee, we'll match any better price you're able to find. Add to that our 24/7 customer support and exceptional service and the vacation you've been dreaming of is well within reach.

Will I save money on my car rental if I combine it with a hotel or flight?

Bundling your hotel, flight and car into a Colombo vacation package is the best way to land the best prices. Plus, having your own rental car gives you total freedom to make your way to all those famous sights you want to explore. Sitting 93 miles away from Colombo, Ancient City of Sigiriya is one attraction that should be on your agenda. Buckle up and make a day trip of it.

What is the best time of year to go to Colombo?

It all depends on whether you want to save money or visit Colombo at its most exciting. The quietest time to explore this part of the world is December, November, October. If you want to experience this destination at its busiest, consider August, July, January. Want to save your hard-earned money? The cheapest month is November. February typically has the most expensive prices.

Which airport is best for Colombo?

The best airport is Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.). Get your bags, step out of arrivals and you'll find yourself 19 miles from downtown Colombo.

What is there to do in Colombo?

Galle Face Green should be at the top of your travel itinerary. After you've checked off this renowned attraction, amble through the streets of Colombo and discover what makes this exciting destination tick.

Where should I stay when visiting Colombo?

You'll often hear tourists raving about Thimbirigasyaya. If you choose to begin your Colombo adventures here, check out the rates at the OZO Colombo Sri Lanka (4.0 stars) and the Jetwing Colombo Seven (5.0 stars). Another superb neighborhood to base yourself in is Colombo 03. Highly rated hotels here include the Taj Samudra (5.0 stars) and the Hilton Colombo (5.0 stars).



Top Colombo Hotels Deals

$150
Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

5.0 out of 5.0 1 Centre Road, Galle Face, Colombo
5/5
(2 Reviews)
A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like free valet parking.
$60
Marino Beach Colombo

Marino Beach Colombo

5.0 out of 5.0 590 Marine Drive, Colombo, WP
4.5/5
(2 Reviews)
A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like free valet parking.
$138
Galadari Hotel

Galadari Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0 64, Lotus Road, Colombo
This hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the sauna and visit the 5 bars/lounges and poolside bar for drinks.

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