Colombo, Sri Lanka‘s bustling commercial hub, is located on the country’s west coast and with a population of 800,000 with various multicultural nations. Its natural harbor at the mouth of the Kelani River was a magnet for successive traders and conquerors – initially the Arab merchants, then Portuguese, Dutch and British imperialists.
6:00AM to 12:00PM
Colombo National Museum (1 & ½ hours)
In here, you will take an idea of the Sri Lankan culture & history. This is the largest museum in Sri Lanka and it was established on 01st January 1877
Gangarama Temple (30 min)
The Gangarama temple is a famous Buddhist temple situated in Colombo and it demonstrates mix of Sri Lankan, Indian, Chinese, Thai architecture.
Beira Lake Boat ride (01 hour)
Beira Lake is a lake in the center of the city of Colombo. In here you can take a boat ride and visit Lover’s Island and the water temple on the lake.
Independence Arcade Square/ shopping (30 min)
This is a huge shopping complex housed in a group of innovated buildings in Colombo
Diyatha Uyana (45 min)
Diyatha Uyana is a beauteous public park and aquarium built along the bank of the Diyawanna Oya was opened on 2012. It is located near to the Sri Lanka Parliament.
You can enjoy the park because of its relaxing environment and you will have the ability to walk along the riverside, even take a river-boat ride.
Fruits and Vegetable market and Pettah bazar (30 min)
Pettah is a Sri Lanka’s biggest and most functional bazar and it is where Sri Lanka’s multiculturalism is at its most pronounced. The area has long been inhabited by Muslims, but a strong population of Sinhalese and Tamils contribute mix of ethnicities in Colombo’s most colorful area.
Galle face Green (1 hour)
The Galle Face Green which stretches for and ½ kilometer along the coast in the heart of the city of Colombo today, and at the British time period, in the middle was a golf cause. According to the history, golf gained popularity in Sri Lanka first when it was played on Galle Face Green.