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65% Avg. city rating Rated by 117 customers

Activities / excursions 59%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 60%

Getting around / public transport 77%

Sightseeing 62%

Culture 68%

Nightlife / partying 57%

Value for money 69%

Customer Travel Tips for Colombo

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44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
44% Avg. rating


09 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Don't

Liked: Not much

Disliked: Humid, traffick, chaos, dirty

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


20 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Dont go

Liked: Cheap

Disliked: Boring

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


15 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Relaxation / spa

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Go solo.

Liked: The place and the ambience.

Disliked: Nothing much.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


11 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: pettah market

Liked: Cheap and nice way to experience different culture

Disliked: Very loud and busy, lots of tourist scams, people would honk and stare at us a lot.

42% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
42% Avg. rating


07 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: there is nothing to do in Colombo - leave it out

Liked: nothing

Disliked: Too busy, very dirty, selfish and fake people. I wish we would have left this city out! No reason to go there.

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65% Avg. city rating Rated by 117 customers

Activities / excursions 59%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 60%

Getting around / public transport 77%

Sightseeing 62%

Culture 68%

Nightlife / partying 57%

Value for money 69%

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