Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has something to offer every type of traveler: beaches and waves, misty mountains, elephants, leopards, giant whales, a majestic past, lovely tea, and warm smiles—all this and more.

Sri Lanka’s hospitality is world-famous and so are its spicy food, exotic fruits and an array of sweetmeats found nowhere else in the world. With so many cultures living side by side, Sri Lanka also offers a series of festivals and celebrations throughout the year: it’s an ideal recipe for fun and leisure.


Sri Lanka’s international airport, Bandaranaike International Airport, is approximately 40 minutes away from Colombo by car. While there aren’t many direct flights to Colombo from Europe, Australia or the United States, the good news is that most of the U.A.E airlines fly to Sri Lanka via Doha or Abu Dhabi, and there are direct flights from major layover hub airports including Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok.


The city of Colombo offers historical monuments, colonial architecture, museums, festivals and events, beaches, fine dining, and shopping. With so much to see, do, and experience in Colombo, it can sometimes be difficult to find all that you need to know about Colombo before or during your visit.

For participants who visit Sri Lanka for the first time, travel to Sri Lanka will naturally be a unique experience. We sincerely hope that the short time the participants spend in the country will be memorable, and that you will take advantage of all the nation and our environment offer. We look forward to welcoming visitors from around the world to Colombo, Sri Lanka.