Colombo City Tour

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From $45.00

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Departs: Colombo, Colombo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Our cosmopolitan island capital
As the capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo holds the lifeblood of our island amidst a bustling array of cultural, shopping, and dining experiences.

At the heart of the city is the picturesque Beira Lake, which hosts the Seema Malaka and adjacent Gangaramaya Temples against the backdrop of Colombo’s rising futuristic skyline. A step back in time however, is best taken at the National Museum – a refurbished mansion of a colonial governor, which sits close to the lush Viharamahadevi Park as well as the historic Independence Square.

Adjacent to this notable monument is the Arcade Independence Square – a restored colonial building that now houses a range of designer brands and exclusive restaurants. A similar outing is found at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, which used to be exactly what its name states, while ODEL has long been the shopping destination of choice for travellers from around the world.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Bottled water

Private transportation

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 95

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Arcade Independence Square
The Arcade Independence Square is a shopping complex in Colombo. Housed in a group of renovated buildings including the former Jawatta Lunatic Asylum and the former Western Provincial Council Building, it was built as a part of the Independence Square Redevelopment programme initiated by the national government.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque
Colombo Red Mosque

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most important temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka, being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence. Located on the Beira Lake, it was completed in the late 19th century.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Pettah is a neighbourhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located east of the City Centre Fort, and behind the Colombo Port. The Pettah neighborhood is famous for the Pettah Market, a series of open air bazaars and markets.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Seema Malakaya Temple
Seema Malaka is a Buddhist temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The temple is mainly used for meditation and rest, rather than for worship. Situated in the Beira Lake, the temple was originally constructed in the late 19th century.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
The Old Colombo Dutch Hospital is considered to be the oldest building in the Colombo Fort area dating back to the Dutch colonial era in Sri Lanka. It is now a heritage building and a shopping and dining precinct.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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