Colombo Calling

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    About Colombo

    Colombo is the capital (commercial) city of Sri Lanka and the city blends the old-colonial style buildings, luxurious mansions, shopping malls, lush gardens, museums and sizzling bazaars.

    From jungle safaris to colorful markets, there is something for everyone for a Sri Lanka, either for a summer holiday or a winter holiday! Be mesmerized by the abundant scenic sights such as the fields, waterfalls and beaches. Read more on Sri Lanka.

    Inclusions

    • Return Economy Class flights with Air Arabia
    • 3 nights in Colombo
    • Breakfast buffet
    • Colombo city tour
    • Return airport transfers

    Your holiday itinerary

    Day1

    Arrival - Colombo

    Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport and reach Colombo by road. Check-in to your hotel and freshen up. The rest of the day is for you to either relax or explore the city on your own; some historical landmarks include Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthana Kovil or the National Museum. Return to hotel.

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    Day2

    Colombo city tour

    After a scrumptious breakfast, we take you for your Colombo city tour; we explore the city, both its buzzing commercial areas, and serene destinations such as the Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street- the Goldsmiths' quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal. Later, visit the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Replica of Aukana Buddha Statue, and the Independence Square. Return to hotel.

    Day3

    Day at leisure

    Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel and the rest of the day is for you to spend at your own leisure. You could either opt for a therapeutic Ayurveda treatment at a certified spa centre or you could opt to visit popular destinations such as the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage or the waterfalls at Nuwara Eliya. The Pinnawala Elephant Sanctuary is located approximately 55 miles from Colombo; watch the caretakers feed, bathe and play with the elephants at the orphanage.

    Day4

    Departure

    Check-out from your hotel early in the morning and transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport from Colombo. Return home with lovely memories of your holiday.

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    Stay options

    Category Cost per person on
    twin/triple sharing basis
    Cost per person
    on single basis
    Cost for child with extra bed Cost for child
    without extra bed
    Infant
    Budget
    AED 1,739
    AED 2,150 AED 1,369 AED 1,250
    AED 499
    Deluxe
    AED 2,030
    AED 2,250 AED 1,525 AED 1,339
    AED 499

    Hotel details

    Budget
    Deluxe
    Global Towers Hotel or similar
    OZO Colombo or similar

    Best time to visit

    Ideal Peak season Off-Peak
    April and September - November
    December to March
    May - August (Monsoon season)

    Testimonials

    • "A pretty relaxed vacation by Musafir. Ideal for a long weekend. ~ Soma Suman"

    • "The Pinnawala elephant sanctuary was well worth a visit. I personally recommend Colombo to travel through; loads of attractions to visit from the city. ~ Catherine Thomas"

    Quick Facts

    Country Capital Currency Time Official languages
    Sri Lanka Colombo (commercial) and Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (administrative) Sri Lankan Rupee
    1 AED = 41.14 Rupee
    GMT + 5:30 hours Sinhalese and Tamil

    Terms

    *Prices include return economy class fare from Sharjah on Air Arabia, and are valid only until 30 April 2017. Surcharge will be applicable in case of non-availability of seats on the lowest airfare. Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a standard room with inclusions listed above. Entrance fee for all tourist sites is optional and is not included in the price. Additional options are available upon request. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice depending on travel dates and availability. Black out dates are applicable. Visa assistance provided at an additional cost. Easy monthly payment plans are available from select participating banks through Musafir Holidays retail outlets and are subject to approval. All photos and videos shown are illustrative. Actual services may differ. Terms apply.

    Cancellation policy

    *In the event of a cancellation, 10% of the holiday amount is non-refundable. Refunds will be based on how many days prior to your booked departure we receive your cancellation notice, with the charges increasing closer to your departure date. If the cancellation is received prior to 45 days or more of departure, full price of the non-refundable tickets will be deducted; 44 - 31 days prior to departure, 25% of the total amount will be deducted; if the holiday is cancelled 30 - 15 days prior to departure 50% of the total amount will be deducted; if the trip is cancelled 14 - 10 days prior to departure, 75% of the total amount will be deducted; and if the trip is cancelled 10 days prior to departure, 100% of the total amount will be deducted. In case of any non-refundable tickets, the entire amount of the ticket will be deducted.

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