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Colombo Walking Food Tour

Colombo Walking Food Tour
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 55.00
Sightseeing makes us hungry, which is why we&rsquo;ve loaded this Colombo walking tour with tons of food stops to keep you fuelled along the way! See the city sites while tasting typical Sri Lankan street food like <em>hoppers</em>, <em>wadai</em>, and <em>kothu</em> from the places where locals love to snack. Eat, eat, repeat, indeed!

Private Tour: Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

Private Tour: Kandy Day Tour from Colombo
Duration:
18 hours
From:
USD 88.00
Book this full-day tour to explore some of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka! Enter into a kingdom hailed as one of the greatest in Sri Lankas history. Start your journey at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and spend time with baby elephants roaming around their cozy foster home, enjoying their lunch, and taking a bath in a nearby river. Visit the world-renowned Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya with large collection of orchid and other plants and enjoy a traditional cultural show in Kandy to learn more about their culture. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the famous Temple of Tooth Relic along with a relaxing walk by the serene Kandy Lake.

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Colombo Bandaranaike Airport (CMB) Information


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 CMB Colombo Bandaranaike Airport Info & Guide


Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport

Where is Colombo Bandaranaike Airport?  


The largest city in Sri Lanka, Colombo, is located on the west coast of the island. With a large harbour, strategically located along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo has been a trading post for more than 2,000 years.


A popular tourist destination, Colombo is a vibrant city, blending modern life with historical colonial buildings and ruins.


Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (IATA: CMB, ICAO: VCBI), also referred to as Colombo Bandaranaike Airport, Colombo International Airport, Katunayake Airport, Negombo Airport, Sri Lanka Airport, or simply Colombo Airport, is located in Katunayake, suburb of a Negombo, 35 kilometres (22 miles) north of Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka. The airport is named to honour former Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike (Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike).


In 2014, Colombo Bandaranaike Airport served 7,819,847 passengers. The city's other airport, Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) handles primarily domestic traffic.


Colombo was Sri Lanka's main international air port of entry, until the recent opening of the new Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) in the south.


Colombo Bandaranaike Airport is a hub for Cinnamon Air, Mihin Lanka, Millennium Airlines and SriLankan Airlines. Other airlines that fly to this Sri Lanka airport include Air Arabia , AirAsia, Air China, Air India, British Airways, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways , Flydubai, Jet Airways, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Rotana Jet, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Spicejet, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines and Windrose Airlines.


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 Other Items of Interest at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport


Services at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport include:


  • Shops
  • Restaurants
  • Executive Lounge (fee)
  • Medical facilities
  • Post office
  • Duty free
  • ‘Ceylon Tea’, handicrafts and other Sri Lankan products are available at Duty Free Shops - Transit Lobby, Departure Terminal

 

You will be surprised at what you can buy at the Colombo Bandaranaike Airport: sewing machines, washers and dryers, electronics, cookware and more.




Additional Colombo Bandaranaike Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 10 May 2017