Holiday Break – Colombo Sri Lanka 2N/3D
Day 01 : Colombo
Arrival – Colombo City (Approx 45 mins)
On arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, you shall be received by the Apple Leisure representative.
Thereafter you shall proceed to Colombo City – The PARTY & SHOPPING Hub of Srilanka .
Day at leisure. You may proceed to enjoy nightlife in the evening. Visit to one of the Casinos / Clubs.
Colombo’s largest casino offers you the opportunity to experience the ultimate casino entertainment. With the See Shop Party Package. Overnight stay at a Hotel in Colombo.
Day 02 : Colombo
Today after breakfast proceed for drive past city tour (you may get down only at Gangarama & Independence Square. Entrances wherever applicable are to be paid directly). Your city tour will include the following sites –
The Gangaramatemple : A historical temple with Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architectural influences.
Independence Square: Standing memorial to Sri Lanka’s independence from the British built in 1948.
Galle Face Green : Promenade initially used for horse racing and a golf course, now a five-hectare seaside park .
Old Parliament: Built during the British era, this was the island’s legislature for 53 years.
World Trade Centre : City’s premier 40-storey, business complex.
Old Colombo Dutch Hospital: The oldest building in Fort, Colombo and converted in to a heritage building with a shopping and dining precinct.
The very first purpose-built convention center in Asia Colombo.
Racecourse: Used as a harness racing course, temporary airfield during WWII. This is now a shopping and dining arcade.
Town Hall : Modeled after the Capital Hill and currently the office of the Colombo Mayor.
ViharaMaha Devi Park : The Oldest and largest park in the heart of Colombo with scenic views of city.
Recommended Shopping Stops :
The House of Fashion (Clothing and household items)
House of Fashions, is a one stop shopping store that offers a broad choice in terms of retail items. Today, as the biggest department store of the country, it offers a raving an over the top luxurious shopping experience through its recently launched fashion outlet located in Colombo
Laksala (Sri Lankan arts and crafts)
Laksala is the only State owned Gift & Souvenir Boutique and offers the widest variety of all SriLankan products at reasonable prices. Also, this is one place you can find colorful batik ware to elaborate collections of art and craft as well as the finest collection of traditional Sri Lankan Gems and Jewelry to take back home to remember Sri Lanka.
ODEL (Department store: Clothing, household items and books)
The “go-to” department store in Colombo.Odel offers a wide range of modern day clothing & accessories (local and international brands) along with house hold items and gift items. The department store also consists of a variety of franchised restaurants and stalls which offers beauty products.
Independence Arcade (Shopping complex)
This is a modern day shopping complex with an interesting history with regards to the original building. It consists of many internationally renowned brands such as FCUK, Tommy Hilfiger, Charles and Keith, etc along with restaurants and a state of the art cinema complex.
Dilmah T-Lounge (Ceylon tea)
Sri Lanka being world famous for its tea, Dilmah Tea Lounge offers unique tea experiences. One can experience traditional flavors to art of fusion of the world of tea. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised. It’s an experience not to be missed.
Day 03 : Colombo
Have breakfast at Hotel and later depart for the airport for departure.