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Colombo

Colombo is the capital and commercial and business center of Sri Lanka. A port city with a rich colonial heritage, Colombo is a true fusion of races, religions and cultures. The city offers visitors so much to do, from the most adventurous of activities to the simplest pleasures. With historical monuments, colonial architecture, festivals and events, beaches, fine dining, and shopping, you might struggle to fit it all into one trip!

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  • Colombo
  • Currency

    Rupee (SLRs).

  • Location

    Colombo is located on the west coast of Sri Lanka.

  • Language

    Official Language is "Sinhala & Tamil"

    "English" is the link language

  • Climate

    The weather in Colombo is fairly temperate throughout the year, similar to the climate in southern India, in that it experiences two monsoons and a dry season. From December to March the weather remains fairly dry. The average temperature in Colombo is 28°C and the maximum temperature is 31ºC. The temperature drops down to an average of 22°C between November and March. The humidity is very high in Colombo and rainfall fluctuates depending on the dry and wet seasons.

  • Flying Time

    Flying time from Muscat : 5 Hours

  • Time Difference

    GMT +5.30 Hours

  • Visa

    Electronic Travel Authorisation will be compulsory from 1.1.2012 at www.eta.gov.lk

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