With a private driver-guide, you will explore the most popular sites in Sri Lanka's capital - Colombo, including Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo National Museum, Galle Face Green, and Pettah Floating Market. There are no crowds of attractions and you will explore each at your own leisurely pace. Your professional guide will take you to travel like a native and learn about the history and culture of this country.
2 bottles of drinking water per person
All government applicable taxes and service charges
Entrance fees for mentioned sights per the itinerary
Service of English-speaking driver guide
What's Not Included
Accommodation and meals
Personal expenses (insurance, camera fee, dinks, etc.)
Sri Lanka Visa fees
ADULT: Age: 2 - 85
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Regular temperature checks for staff
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Public transportation options are available nearby
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.
What To Expect
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
In the morning, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and start your Colombo day trip. Your first stop is Gangaramaya Temple, a 120-year-old Buddhist temple featuring various designs in different styles, including Sir Lanka’s, Chinese, Thai, and Indian styles. It is also like a treasure chest of Asian Buddhism, as here you will witness crowds Buddha sculptures, Buddhist relics, and antiques from many Asian countries.
Admission Ticket Included
Colombo National Museum
Your next stop - Colombo National Museum is definitely a heaven for history and culture lovers. On arrival, you will be attracted by an elegant garden and a two-storey white building, featuring the Italianate designs. Under the blue sky, the façade of this museum, with the beautiful garden, forms a nice scenery. Going inside, you will see over 100,000 items on display, including ancient weapons, handicrafts, jewelry, paintings, carvings etc. With your guide, you will get an overview of Sri Lanka’s history and culture through the visit.
Admission Ticket Included
Galle Face Green
Next, you will enjoy a relaxing walk through Galle Face Green, an urban park situated in the commercial center of this city and also a beautiful seafront promenade. In the afternoon, you will see many locals take walking here or couples enjoying their date.
With gentle breeze the sound of the sea wave, you could also indulge in the mesmerizing sunset view and end your day tour.
Admission Ticket Free
Pettah Floating Market
If time permits and you are interested, your guide will take you to Pettah Floating Market, comprising over 90 boat stalls float on Beira Lake. It will be an eye-opening experience as you will see many local ingredients and colorful handicrafts.
When the visit is over, your guide will escort you back to your hotel.
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