Family Trip to Colombo gives you loads of options - beaches, serene nature, relaxed time or playful activities at water, Temples, perahera celebrations watching migrating whales from the southern beaches, sneak peeking into Colombo Colonial History through visits to forts built at Dutch era, Cultural heritage through visits to Kandy. For your kids, starting from exposure to the Islands’ history at National Museum, or at green parks of Colombo, a tour to Turtle Hatcheries, Watching widely varied wild birds at national parks and jungle safari options, or air force museum – unending Things to do in Colombo for family.
What is the best Time to Visit Colombo for families?
From November to March - best time for Family Holiday in Colombo since the Southern beaches are ready for water sports, even for your kids. Whale migration watching and Dolphin Spotting is most alive. Tea Valleys are green. This is the time where some spectacular religious celebrations attract more tourists.
Duration for an ideal family holiday to Colombo?
Exploring the Colombo City can be done well within 2 days. Including unforgettable attractions around the City will take 5-6 days’ time to explore and enjoy. Ideal Colombo Family Holidays would be of 6days.
How much does it cost to for a family holiday?
A Standard Colombo Family Holiday Package of 3 days would cost you approximately 15000INR per adult. Kids’ cost depend on age of the kid and necessary arrangements. However, special choice of accommodation, transfer, luxury, etc would cost you additionally. Flight fare and Visa costs are excluded here.
What are the Top Attractions in Colombo for couples?
Most favorite Colombo Attractions for family are:-
Water sports at Beaches with Kids
Deep sea diving and Turtle Hatchery
Exposure to History at Galle Fort
Bagpiper show at Galle Face fort hotel during sunset
Gangaramaya Temple and Biera Lake
Airforce and National Museum
What are the top items in Colombo Cuisine for family?
Mount Lavinia beach side restaurants host the most lovable seafood dishes in Colombo. Do taste King Prawn, shell fish, tuna or fresh catch-of –the-day options. Do join Giant Crab feasts at Ministry of Crab. Do not miss Sri Lanka Hoppers, Rice and Curry platters and Christmas cake in the season.
What is the best way to get around in Colombo?
Tuk-tuk is best for shorter distances in Colombo Excursions for family. It can be money saving too. But if you are travelling with small kid then hiring a cab with driver may be a more comfortable option for you. For longer journeys, do book train tickets 2 days ahead for comfort.
What is the best way to reach Colombo?
Almost all Indian Cities are connected via regular non-stop flight to Colombo International Airport. This is the best way to reach Colombo in not more than 3 hours’ time from your home city.
Are there family packages offered in Colombo?
There are number of Colombo Family Packages available online for you to choose the most suitable one. Looking at the days, the budget, according to your interests of exposure – you can choose the best from the enlisted Colombo Family Tour Packages.
Is Summer a good time for family travel to Colombo?
Summer is off season in Colombo. South Western monsoon washes of all South, south west and south eastern beaches, no water sports, only 6 hours sunshine on average and extremely humid weather. Good rates at hotel due to off season but family activities can get extremely limited during this season.
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