international-holidays >> Negombo Tour Packages
Tourists, who seek solace in less crowded and commercialized destinations, can travel to Negombo. Although Negombo holidays come across as a modest affair, It has so much to offer you that won’t be left disappointed. The Negombo travel packages flaunt a nice sea beach that attracts beach lovers.
This beach town delights with its spate of restaurants that serve authentic regional fares. Food is certainly a major draw at this beachfront, and you can sample some of the choicest sea food while on Negombo tours.
Carrying beach essentials is a must on trip to Negombo as you will spend the major part of the Negombo tour on the beach, out in the sun. Negombo vacation packages are idyllic for whiling time away on the beach and this is the reason why most tourists visit this little laid back beach town.
The other interesting part of the Negombo holiday packages is witnessing the impact of its many colonial rulers on the local culture and the architecture of the land. The influence remains profound till date.
To get to Negombo you can take a flight to the Katunayake airport (CMB) which is closer to this city than to Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka. If you want to be picked by the hotel you booked then it might be a little more costly than taking a taxi or a shuttle. Most hotels charge around 1500 LKR to 2500 LKR for pick up from the airport. Another airport close to Negombo is the Bandaranaike International Airport, which is about 5-6 km away from Negombo. Its economy mainly thrives on tourism and its fishing industry which is centuries old. Other significant trades in this city are the historical cinnamon trade, brass ware industry and ceramic works
A shuttle bus from the airport can prove to be much cheaper. An airport taxi charges about 1450 LKR and one has to book it from the departure lounge within the airport.
The city of Negombo is located on the west coast of the island country Sri Lanka. It is located near the Negombo Lagoon, it is the fifth largest city in this country and a popular tourist destination. It also serves to be the administrative capital of the Negombo Division. The first colonial powers to have come here and conquered the kingdom were the Muslim Arabs called the Moors. They took over the eastern-western trade routes from the 7th and 8th centuries when they first landed on this port. Their descendants form the largest minority community in this city known as the Sri Lankan Moors.
Negombo is the perfect getaway for those who want to escape the winter and enjoy some sun and waters. The hotels and the beaches give you the perfect experience needed. Negombo tourism packages can be checked for further information. Negombo, with its various beaches and restaurants is the optimal place to relax.
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