How to find cheap flights to Colombo
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Flights to Colombo arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. This airport is located 32.5 km north of the capital Colombo, in a suburb of Negombo. Colombo Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1 us the current international terminal, Terminal 2 is the new international terminal; expected to be completed in 2019, and Terminal 3 is the domestic terminal.
To reach the city by public transport take the direct express way public busses. You will be in the central bus stand of Colombo (Pettah) within 25 minutes. From there you can reach any part of the country. A more convenient way is traveling by taxi. The rates depend on the destination and if you wish to turn on the air condition. For example, to reach Colombo (Pettah) you will pay 2,400 LKR (₪54), or 2,650 with the A/C on (₪60.50).
When to go to Colombo?
Colombo has an endless summer, with temperatures above 30 degrees year-round. From January to March the sun is out, as well as the city’s visitors. The Duruthu Perahera Festival attracts the crowd in January. The monsoon season begins in April, and the rainiest months are May and October. But the days are mostly sunny, and the city is less crowded. Search cheap flights to Sri Lanka in November, when the Diwali celebrations are held.
What to see and do in Colombo?
Cheap flights to Colombo bring you the beautiful setting of Sri Lanka’s landscapes that will take your breath away. After obtaining a visa to the country, you will have the opportunity to inhale the spices, colors, and culture of Sri Lanka.
At the top of the “must visit” list you’ll find The Pettah bazaar and scattering of traditional temples, as well as the stunning Buddha statues and the Cinnamon Gardens with their elegant buildings and tree-lined streets. Watch the locals fly kites at the Galle Face Green Promenade. This scene is stunning at sunset when the fiery sun casts its glow across the endless Indian Ocean.
Walk through the lively markets and peaceful gardens and don’t skip the National Museum of Colombo. The Dehiwala Zoo & Gardens have an impressive collection of zebras, elephants, lions, tigers, and panthers for you to meet - you can even get up close and personal with an elephant ride. There are plenty of restaurants serving local cuisine and friendly bars and nightlife; this city will captivate your heart, body, soul, and belly.
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This information is correct as of December 2017
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