HOME SEARCH OFFERS OCEAN NO FLY LINES SHIPS SINGLES THEME DESTINATIONS PORTS

Ocean Ports of Call

Colombo - Sri Lanka Highlights:
Kandy, Elephant orphanage, Fort District
Sri Lanka's capital has a special atmosphere and a delightful mixture of past and present. Its busy, man-made harbour from which tea, spices and rubber are exported, and bustling commercial centre stand side by side with historical museums, churches and monuments, fine restaurants and excellent shopping. Wide avenues and modern structures contrast with the crooked lanes and ramshackle buildings of the old Pettah quarter. See the Presidential residence and Old Parliament, the Gengarama Temple, the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara Buddhist Temple, visit the Dewiwala Zoo or perhaps take a trip to the Pinnawala elephant orphanage to see working elephants in their traditional role. Further afield visit the town of Kandy located by a serene lake high up in the hills. Here you can explore the sacred Temple of the Tooth, built to preserve the gold-casketed relic of Buddha's eye-tooth. Also take a peaceful walk through Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.

Man is believed to have lived in Sri Lanka as early as a half a billion years ago, though the political history of this Asian country did not begin until the 6th century AD. The history of the capital of Colombo began as Muslim traders settled along the bay. The Portuguese and Dutch settled here, followed by the British, who occupied the area during the 19th century, developing the local economy and expanding the city. Today it has a population of over 2 million.

There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

August 2019

October 2019

November 2019

December 2019

January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

November 2020

December 2020

January 2021

Azamara Celebrity
Crystal Cunard
Fred Olsen Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Holland America MSC
Oceania Cruises P and O
Princess Regent Seven Seas
Seabourn Silversea
Viking Ocean Cruises

This is a cruise information website and once you submit your enquiry, we will contact you regarding your enquiry itinerary. Upon submitting your contact details, you are agreeing that you have a legitimate interest in the cruise holiday and are happy for us to get in touch with you about the cruise. Cruising information on this Website is posted in good faith and is updated regularly, but we cannot guarantee the completeness and accuracy of the information shown. We are not liable for any direct or indirect loss arising from the information on this Website or the unavailability of any particular price, cruise or facility. We recommend that you check information before you act on it, particularly since prices change, cruises or cabin types can be fully booked and timings and itineraries amended.

By using this website you accept this disclaimer and agree to our privacy and cookie policies. For full details click here..

Powered by