There is air service to and from Sri Lanka, provided by the national airline Sri Lankan Airlines. Flights are available from origins throughout Europe, United States, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, the Middle East, India, and Pakistan.
Spostarsi con il Tri-shaw (Triciclo) è forse il modo più conveniente purché sappiate trattare il prezzo in anticipo. Per brevi tragitti all'interno della città il prezzo non è mai superiore alle 100 rupie. Se il conducente vi fa delle rimostranze ditegli semplicemente che questa cifra è il doppio di quanto pagano i locali.
Il Taxi è un altro buon mezzo per spostarsi. Il tassametro parte a 40 rupie. Tragitti all'interno del centro costano 200 rupie. Una corsa fino a Mount Levinja costa 500 rupie
Barefoot handicraft store, 706 Galle Road, Colombo 3.  Is one of the best places in Sri Lanka to get good quality souvenirs and hand made clothes. Check out their fabrics!
Odel No 5, Alexandra Place,Colombo - 7.  a stylish department store, with its very own Delifrance outlet, clothing, houseware, sporting goods, books and movies, as well as Delight – for sweet indulgences from chocolates to exotic nuts.
Spoons, located at the Colombo Hilton is promoting a 'fresh experience' and tend to server 5 course dinners. Expect a meal to cost around $50+
Ginza Hosen, this is one of the Japanese restaurants in Colombo. They have a sushi bar, the tathami rooms and ever tappenyaki. Meals here can cost from $50-150+
Chesa Swiss, representing the best of frech cuisine, located on Duplication Road, have all your favourites from fresh garden snails to Chateaubriand for two, and Fondue to steak Cafe de Paris style! Again, meals are in the $50+ bracket.
The London Grill, as the name suggests this restaurant is very British. It probably has the best ambience ever, and the food is just great. Located at the Colombo Plaza (used to be called the Lanka Oberoi).
Royal Thai, located at the TransAsia Hotel (Ramada), is an authentic Thai restaurant hosting the usual favourites such as Tom Yam and Chicken Pandan leaves.