1-Day Private Sri Lanka Highlights Tour in Colombo

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From $64.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Colombo, Colombo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

2 bottles of drinking water per person

Air-conditioned vehicle

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

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 2 - 85

Additional Info

  • 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

Cancellation Policy

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.

60 minutes • 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.

2 hours • 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.

60 minutes • 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.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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