Colombo Itinerary 1 Day
This is a glimpse of what to see in 1 day in Colombo from Colombo itinerary 1 day created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 1 day trip to Colombo.
- Geoffrey Bawa Number 11
- Good Market
- Independence Memorial Hall
- Independence Square
- Arcade Independence Square
- Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple
- Seema Malaka
- The Central Point - Economic History Museum
- Colombo Lighthouse
- St Anthony's Church Kochikade
A Day in Colombo - Perfect 24 Hours Guide
Whether you're in Colombo just for a day with your friends, a day off on a business trip, or first timer backpacking on a solo trip and you've always wanted to go to Colombo, you can still explore this city of Sri Lanka and get a feel for its culture and history.
Is one day enough for Colombo?
Wondering whether one day is enough or not, to explore Colombo? Certainly not; but here's how you can make the most of it. Though Colombo is the place to be, suggesting attractions for 24 hours in Colombo could be a tough choice as there are many places than you can visit. You might get a glimpse of Colombo, but for a local slice, you of course need a lot more time. On this trip, we suggest you cover only 4-5 popular attractions of Colombo, spending time walking around and discovering the history, culture, and people.
What to pack for 1 day in Colombo vacation?
It can be worth having a petite backpack for Colombo day trip. More helpful things to pack for a day trip to Colombo:
- Light jacket
- Maps and Brochures
- Snacks and Water Bottle
- Camera with batteries
How much money do you need for 1 day in Colombo?
The average daily price for traveling in Colombo is USD 41. The average price of food for one day is USD 2.44. The average price of a hotel for a couple is USD 74.
How to spend 1 day in Colombo?
The best way to explore Colombo in 1 day is to visit the best Colombo attractions and avoid the crowd whenever possible. This Colombo itinerary of 1 day takes you to the landmark spots like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Along with a mist-trix of must-see attractions, outdoor activities and few family and kid’s activities like a visit to Independence Memorial Hall, you will have a splendid time on your one day trip to Colombo for sure.
Colombo travel tips to save time and money
Easy and handy Colombo guidelines for your one day trip in Colombo:
- Don't try to fit in everything
- Book a guided Colombo sightseeing tour
- Start early, you will have more time to explore as well you can easily beat the crowds.
- Don't leave your planning until the last minute
Where to stay for 1 day in Colombo?
Since you have only 24 hours in Colombo, you should make the most of it by staying around the city's top attractions. Although it might not be the best deal, you will save time as well money spent on commute. Whatever your budget is, you can easily find the cheap and budget friendly accommodations in Colombo for 1 day. Locals also offer cozy homestays with awesome food and they would guide you to plan your travel accordingly.
Best places to eat in Colombo if you've only 1 day:
Want to explore the sumptuous cuisine of this city? Then, visit the most popular restaurants for delicious food.
Local transportation in Colombo
If you want to explore the offbeat places in Colombo and know its every nook and corner, then hopping onto a metro/train or a local city bus will be a smart choice.
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