With a magnificent contrast of old and new, historical inheritance and modern wonders, the financial and commercial capital of Sri Lanka tempts holidaymakers to reserve flight tickets to Colombo. Tourists reserving air tickets to fly to Colombo are sure to get amazed with mind-boggling mix of different traditions, ethnicities and cultures living in harmony.
Colombo International Airport handles flights from across the globe. During your holidays in the city, take a tour to the Buddhist temples, mosques and churches to immerse yourself into the serenity of spiritualism. The city offers its visitors a rare chance to explore the remnants of country’s colourful past. The dramatic miscellanea of age-old wonders including ancient palm leaf manuscripts and memorabilia of Kandyan dynasty provoke historians to buy tickets to Colombo. You can enjoy the spectacular views of sunset at Galle Face Green Promenade or spend a nice time with family at Colombo Zoological Garden while exploring a diverse species of birds, animals, and reptiles.
Shopaholics buying tickets to Colombo on direct and indirect flights may easily indulge in unique shopping experiences at Sri Lanka, right from the wholesale markets of Pettah to the antique shops like Kandyan Antiques or the grandiose shopping arcades like Liberty Plaza. Souvenir hunters may head to Lakpahana, one of the NGO supported by the World Craft Council and buy handicrafts, traditional and contemporary jewellery, antique metalwork or textile products to decorate their mantelpieces.
Travellers planning to book flight tickets to Colombo can enjoy tantalizing palate filled with both international and regional flavours. Relish a cup of gourmet coffee at Hansa Ceylon Coffee or taste an authentic Sri Lankan lunch made of rice and prawns, meat or dried Tuna fish at The Lagoon or The Curry Leaf. Don’t forget to taste some of the most authentic regional cuisines such as Pittu, Kalu Dodol, Kokis and Toddy before boarding flights back home.