Sri Lanka

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Cruises to Colombo

Sri Lanka’s capital offers a wildly contrasting mix of beautiful mansions, gardens and boutiques and wonderfully frenetic roads and street markets. Explore the museums and temples or head to Galle Face Green for a cricket match. If the pace of the city becomes too much, enjoy high tea overlooking the Indian Ocean. Check off your entire gift list with a visit to the Pettah bazaar district for everything imaginable. Just make room in your luggage, or find a new suitcase at the bazaar.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Colombo
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    India Standard Time IST
    UTC/GMT +5:30 hours
  • Language
    Sinhala, Tamil and English are widely spoken throughout.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) Shop the Pettah bazaar district for gemstones and trinkets.
    • Famous For
      Dotted with stately colonial buildings, Sri Lanka’s largest city is quite beautiful and wonderfully frenetic.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Explore the museums and temples or watch cricket at Galle Face Green.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Everything imaginable, from designer clothing to handicrafts, is in the Pettah bazaar district.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      If the thrilling energy of the city becomes too much, relax under a cinnamon tree in serene Viharamahadevi Park.


A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


Let's Take a Selfie - Colombo

Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Colombo! Instantly share your experience with family & friends ...


The Treasure Hunt - A Shopping Opportunity

Shop at three of Colombo’s finest stores, each with its own specialties that reflect the local culture and craftsmanship...


Spend a Day With a Local Family

Join a Colombo family in their home and learn about their way of life and how they spend a typical day. ...


Colombo City & Kelaniya Temple

Discover the charms of Colombo on this all-encompassing tour of its renowned attractions and visit the magnificent Kelan...



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