Colombo (CMB) Airport is the only international airport in Sri Lanka and all guests will fly in and out of Sri Lanka from Colombo. The airlines that fly into Colombo include Qatar Airways via Doha, Emirates Airlines via Dubai, Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong, Singapore Airlines via Singapore. Guests who are in the Maldives can fly direct to Colombo to visit the Aggressor Safari Lodge very easily.
Sri Lanka is a small but amazing island with ancient history and rich culture. There are remarkable world heritages designated by UNESCO in Sri Lanka that embrace the beauty, history and culture all combined. Sites which should not be missed are: Sigiriya Rock, ancient city of Polonnaruwa, sacred city of Anuradhapura, Golden Temple of Dambulla, , sacred city of Kandy, Old Town of Galle Fort and its Fortifications, Sinharaja Forest Reserve and the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. The jungles of Polonnaruwa where Disneys Monkey Kingdom was filmed is a documentary about a family of monkeys living in ancient ruins should not be missed.
Sri Lanka offers a wide range of activities to suit various interests and preferences. Some of the most popular activities include wildlife safaris, beach relaxation, trekking and hiking, cultural tours, tea plantation visits, train rides, and yoga and wellness retreats. The country’s natural beauty, rich culture, and warm hospitality provide a memorable experience for visitors.
Sri Lanka offers various modes of transportation to help you get around the country. Some of the common transportation options include buses, trains, tuk-tuks, taxis, private cars & vans, and domestic flights. When using public transportation in Sri Lanka, it’s important to plan your journeys in advance, especially for long distances, as schedules can vary. Additionally, always keep an eye on your belongings and be cautious of potential scams or overcharging by drivers.
Sri Lankan food is a delicious blend of flavors, spices, and influences from various cultures, including Indian, Malay, Arab, and European. The cuisine is best known for its vibrat curries, aromatic spices, and creative use of local ingredients. Some popular dishes of Sri Lankan cuisine include rice & curry, hoppers, kottu roti, string hoppers, lamprais, watalappam, kool, and wood apple. While in Sri Lanka you can take part in their cuisine by taking a cooking classes or food tour. The country offers a wide range of dishes and flavors that are sure to delight food enthusiasts.
Shopping in Sri Lanka offers a diverse range of options from traditional handicrafts and textiles to gems and spices. Some of the popular shopping items you can find in Sri Lanka include handicrafts & woodworks, gems & jewelry, batik, spices & tea, textiles, Ayurvedic products, paintings & artwork, as well as antiques. Remember to shop from reputable sellers and be prepared to bargain in local markets to get the best prices. It’s also a good idea to be aware of any customs regulations regarding the export of certain items from Sri Lanka.
5 Day/4 Night Colombo-Kandy Tour
Your adventures begins with an afternoon tour Colombo’s cultural sites and shopping districts. Each day offers new and unique experiences including Belilena Caves where 10,000 year old skeletons were found, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, the Temple of the Holy Tooth Relic in the Sacred City of Kandy, a late evening Sri Lankan Cultural Dance Show and finally a visit to the famed Dambulla Cave Temple.Learn More
4 Day/3 Night Kitulgala Tour
Spend your first day relaxing on Bentota Beach then off to the adventure sports destination of Kitulgala. Located amid thickly forested hills, you will visit the secretive Belilena caves. Day 3 will find you in the Sacred City of Kandy, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you will explore its history and enjoy a Sri Lankan Cultural Dance show. Your adventures wraps up with a visit to the Dambulla Cave Temple.Learn More
Sri Lanka Host Hotels & Resorts
Jetwing Beach Hotel, Negombo
Located 12Km from the Bandarnaike Internation Airport on the western coast, Jetwing Beach is a wonderful example of Sri Lankan design amidst a tropical paradise. Accommodations include private terraces/balconies, air conditioning, free wifi, a magnificent pool, and full spa. With five dining options to choose from, guests are assured of delectable cuisine, both local and international.Learn More
Heritage Hotel, Negombo
The Heritance Hotel is on the Indian Ocean 20 minutes from the international airport and 40 minutes from the capital city, Colombo. Plush furnishings and modern amenities bring to life the ultimate experience of luxury on a small island in the Indian Ocean. The views will take your breath away! Visit, stay and experience a lavish island getaway. Transfers can be arranged.
Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo
Located just minutes away from the Bandaranaike International Airport, Jetwing Blue facilities include two swimming pools, in-house boutiques, restaurants, and a spa. There is a private balcony or terrace and a luxurious bathtub in all spaces except the Annex Rooms, every living space features free Wi-Fi, a satellite television, rain shower, mini bar, and many more contemporary essentials.Learn More
Jetwing Sea Hotel, Negombo
Jetwing Sea beach hotel offers a holistic experience through a variety of dining options, wellness facilities, recreational activities, 2 pools and a Sky Spa. All Deluxe Rooms & Suites have a private terrace or balcony. free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea facilities and beautiful views of the ocean from plush bathtubs. Located on the beach and near the Bandaranaike International Airport, tropical shopping and fine dining.Learn More