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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Where is the Tourism office located in Colombo?

Ravinder Malik DEC 10 2012
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When travelling in a foreign country, you might need some tourism related information or have certain complaints or grievances. Instead of asking around and obtaining information from unreliable sources, it would be a better idea to contact the Sri Lankan Government Tourism Office. You can reach them at:

  • Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority
    Address: 80 Galle Road
    Sri Lanka
    Telephone: +94-11-2-426900 / 437055/ 437059/ 437060
    Fax: +94-11 -2-440001 / 426984

Sri Lanka also has a Department of Tourism Police, who aim to create a hassle free, safe and memorable trip for all the tourists in Sri Lanka. In Colombo, you can reach them at:

  • Sri Lanka Tourism Police
    Address: 80 Galle Road
    Sri Lanka
     : +94-11-2-421052
     : +94-11-2-382209
     : dptd@srilanka.travel

There is another Tourist Information Centre in front of the main railway station (Fort Station), which is within walking distance of the City centre. It is a branch office of JF tours and travels with very warm and helpful staffs that can provide you with all the tourist related information and transport options in and out of Colombo. The office remains open from 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday; and from 9pm to 1pm on Saturdays. You can reach them at:

  • Tourist Information Center
    Address: Fort Station
    Sri Lanka
    Telephone: +94-11-2-440048

For the Indian tourists, the contact information of the Indian Embassy in Colombo is as follows:

  • High Commission of India, Colombo
    Address: 36-38 Galle Road
    Sri Lanka
     : +94-11-2-327587
  • For queries related to Consular issues (Passport) : +94-11-2-422788.

  • For queries related to Consular issues (Visa): +94-11-2-326921

  • For queries related to Commercial: +94-11-2-422158

  • For queries related to Press, Information & Culture: +94-11-2-446892

  • For queries related to Studying in India, Scholarships & Education matters: +94-11-2-421605 (Extn 605)

Fax : +94-11-2-446403 / 448166
Official Website:

That should take care of all your tourist related queries. We hope that your visit to this island country becomes one of the most enriching and memorable experiences of your life. Bon voyage

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