Colombo, being the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka, is a popular tourist destination in the country. It is a developed city with some preserved colonial structures.


Some of the places to visit include the Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya Temple and the Viharamahadevi Park.

  • The total for transportation , accommodation and tour is 16,054 Sri Lankan Rupees about 5,120 Pesos (USD 108.50).

  •  RouteMode* Travel TimeAmount
     Kuala Lumpur to ColomboAir Asia + 20kg 3.5 Hours13,142
     Airport to MaradanaBus 1.5 Hour200
     Hostel to Bus TerminalBus 15 Minutes12
     SUB TOTAL 13,354 Rupees
    About PhP 4,260.00
    (USD 90.40)

    * Approximate

    Outbound airfare is included in my trip to Negombo.

  •   2 nights in Colombo Downtown Monkey Hostel2,200.00

    That’s about PhP 350 (USD 7.45) per night. Breakfast is freshly prepared by the landlady and it is really good; a lot better than in any hostel I’ve been to in Asia.

  •   Tuk-Tuk hire500.00

    The driver drove us around the city for two hours to visit some landmarks and charged us 1,000 Rupees; there were two of us so we split the amount.

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