Colombo Travel Guide
It's time to kick off your epic Colombo trip! Let the staff here at Orbitz bundle up top-value hotel and flight options. It's simple to save by bundling your bookings. Choose your desired airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars and you could save up to $369^! And there's more — if you have no idea where to stay or who to fly with, our vast database has 500,000 global hotel options and 500 partner airlines. The choice is yours! There are limitless available options when it comes to where you can go and what you can see. An amazing vacation awaits!
Where is Colombo?So, you've been told Colombo is a top place to visit? Can't for the life of you remember where it is? Let us point you in the right direction. It lies 3 miles northwest of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the national capital, and 4 miles west of Kotikawatta. Ready to meet some of the locals? 650,000 people call this part of Sri Lanka home.
Places to Visit in Colombo
National Art Gallery offers everything an art fan could want, so be sure you make it a priority during your stay. Need some more options? Sit on the soft green grass, play with the kids and lay under the open sky at Galle Face Green. But wait, that's not all there is! When you feel like you need to take a rest from all that sightseeing, slip on your hat and unwind under the open sky at Beira Lake.
Car Rentals in Colombo
Hi there, globetrotter. We know you're eager to make the most of your getaway, so why not check out car rentals in Colombo? Book through Orbitz and get your adventure on the road today! Concerned about getting to your hotel from the terminal? Pick up a car directly from the Bandaranaike International Airport area. Our most recommended rental car vendor here is Sixt. If your accommodation is near the city, go to Sixt at 941 Parliament Road. It is located a mere 3 miles from the middle of town.
Where to stay in Colombo – Hotel Accommodation
Orbitz will help you pick the nicest place to sleep in this epic destination. Presently, we have 135 hotels in Colombo. Do you want a room that's fit for a rock star? Our top picks of deluxe accommodations are the Hilton Colombo Residence (200 Union Place) and the Casa Colombo Collection Colombo (GALLE ROAD,231). That said, if you'd prefer to save money for thrilling Colombo adventures, book in at the Hostel at Galle Face or the Backpack Lanka - Central Colombo.
Nearest Airports to Colombo
Hoping to jump on a plane to Colombo? If so, you might be keen to know a bit about the most convenient airport, Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). It lies 18 miles to the north of the downtown area. Get ready to touch down and start your sightseeing soon after!
Popular Places to Visit Near Colombo
If you've explored the best of Colombo and have a couple more days on your hands, don't worry. You'll find great attractions right on your doorstep. Seeduwa - Katunayake is around 17 miles away. Tourists often come here to access Negombo Beach.
No Cancellation Fees
Breathe easy knowing that whatever the reason for amending or canceling your booking, we won't charge you a fee.^ Why not touch base with your chosen hotel and airline to check if they'll do the same?