IndiGo To Soon Launch Mumbai-Colombo Flights; Check Out 8 Incredible Things To Do There!

Discover the vibrant experiences awaiting in Colombo, Sri Lanka's captivating capital.

by Mallika Khurana
IndiGo To Soon Launch Mumbai-Colombo Flights; Check Out 8 Incredible Things To Do There!

IndiGo, one of India’s leading airlines, has announced exciting news for travellers and enthusiasts. The news of new direct flights between Mumbai and Colombo, set to commence operations on April 12, has sparked waves of anticipation and excitement. Scheduled to fly three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, these flights are poised to serve as a vital link between Mumbai and Colombo, the charming capital of Sri Lanka. 

IndiGo Announces New Direct Flights From Mumbai To Colombo

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With Mumbai joining the league, it proudly becomes the fourth Indian destination offering direct connectivity to Colombo, following in the footsteps of Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Chennai. This development opens up a myriad of opportunities for travellers, business ventures, and cultural exchanges between the two nations

Travel enthusiasts and business travellers alike are looking forward to the start of a new era in connectivity and exploration between Mumbai and Colombo as the countdown to April 12 draws near. IndiGo’s most recent endeavour serves as a testament to the limitless opportunities that await individuals who have a passion for exploration and discovery. It also marks a significant advancement in aviation.

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Unique Experiences Waiting For You

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From bustling markets to serene temples, Colombo offers a tapestry of experiences that captivate the senses and leave an indelible mark on the soul.  Here are eight things to do here:

1. Galle Face Green

Embark on a leisurely stroll along the iconic Galle Face Green, a sprawling oceanfront promenade offering panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. 

2. Pettah Market

Explore the vibrant Pettah Market in Colombo and immerse yourself in the kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, and scents. 

3. Gangaramaya Temple

Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Gangaramaya Temple, a revered Buddhist sanctuary adorned with intricate architecture, colourful murals, and sacred relics. 

4. National Museum of Colombo

Delve into the island nation’s fascinating history and heritage at the National Museum of Colombo. Wander through galleries showcasing ancient artefacts, royal regalia, and exquisite artwork.

5. Viharamahadevi Park

Seek solace amidst nature’s embrace at Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo’s verdant oasis nestled in the heart of the city. 

6. Old Dutch Hospital

Travel back in time to the Old Dutch Hospital, a former colonial building that has been transformed into a bustling district teeming with eateries, art galleries and boutiques. 

7. Mount Lavinia Beach

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and retreat to the pristine shores of Mount Lavinia Beach. Bask in the sun’s warm embrace, take a refreshing dip in the azure waters, or savour a sumptuous seafood feast.

8. Colombo Nightlife

As the sun sets, experience Colombo’s vibrant nightlife come alive. From chic rooftop bars to pulsating nightclubs, the city offers a plethora of options to dance the night away.

As the inaugural IndiGo flights prepare to take to the skies, the enchanting allure of Colombo waits.

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