Explore Colombo City with Culinary Experience at Famous Restaurant

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Colombo, Colombo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Tick off the capital’s top attractions as you weave your way down winding streets, from bustling Hindu temples, Buddhist Temples to Dutch-built landmarks and Learn the secrets of Sri Lankan delicacies at the famous restaurant. Sri Lanka is an island nation which loves its food. From the wide range of staples to the spicy curries to the sweets to street food, Sri Lankan cuisine is full of flavor and variety. With so many dishes to choose from, it is no wonder that there are so many fans of Sri Lankan food the world over. End of the tour You’ll also enjoy a shopping stop in the market-filled district of Pettah.

An insider’s guided tour of Colombo Private Basis
Participatory demonstration on cooking an authentic Sri Lankan meal
A sit down lunch with the chef after preparation of the meal
Hotel or Cruise Port Pick up and Drop off
All the Admission Tickets as per the itinerary
All Government taxes and service charges

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

All The Entrance Fees as per the itinarary is Included

Bottled water


Participatory demonstration on cooking an authentic Sri Lankan meal

What's Not Included

Any tips to the staff

Extra food and beverages consumed

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • 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
  • PCR test would be done on arrival at the airport. No Charges and result will be 4-6 hours from Aug. travelers must stay 1 st night at Colombo or Negombo Certified 4* or 5* Hotel. A further test will be done 5 days after arrival by a mobile unit in Coordin
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • 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

Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
Dutch Hospital
Amongst the busy commercial trade zone of the Colombo Fort region in Sri Lanka are some of the oldest structures of the city. The Old Dutch Hospital with its tropical colonial-era architecture is one of them. The old structure; with its boxy pillars, red clay roof tiles and large central courtyards; was built in the late 17th century by the Dutch. They were influenced by the tropical requirements and the local building style in Ceylon at the time, as is evidenced by the design, which is quite different from European structures of the era. While the building may seem comparatively dull overall; it’s important to feel the echoes of its history while visiting.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Old Parliament Building
Old Parliament
The Neo-Baroque-style building was built during the British colonial era to house the Legislative Council of Ceylon, and was an idea of Sir Henry McCallum. This was subsequently included in a proposal made by a committee to construct the new building for the Secretariat, Council Chamber and Government offices on reclaimed land at the northern end of Galle Face, which was approved by the Government in 1920. Austin Woodeson, chief architect of the Public Works Department of Ceylon, was tasked with the building's design; his initial estimate of 400,000 rupees for the scheme was later revised by the Public Works Advisory Board to 450,000.
The building was opened on 29 January 1930 by Governor Sir Herbert Stanley; a year later it was taken over by the State Council of Ceylon for its use, who were tenants of the building until 1947, when the House of Representatives was formed with the onset of self-rule.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sivasubramania Swami Kovil
Sivasubramania Swami Hindu Temple
Sivasubramania Swami Kovil hindu temple has a long history of about 125 years and was built to worship Lord Muruga, otherwise known as God Kataragama. This is of great importance to the Hindu people as well as the Buddhist people who are found travelling in great numbers to devoutly worship at the shrine of Kataragama on the south of the island.
The most outstanding sight is the tower known as raja gopuram. This tower was built in 1994 fully embellished with colourful statues of Hindu deities. It is also accompanied by two smaller towers and a clock house.
The construction of this tower was followed by a celebration called Kumbabishekam which is a traditional ceremony that is held after rehabilitation or a reconstruction of a temple

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Colombo City Centre
Culinary Experience at Restaurant (Cooking Class)
An opportunity to learn about various Sri Lankan cuisines.
Participatory learning on cooking a few dishes with the host by Professional Chef. Acquire knowledge about Sri Lankan spices and it’s various uses.
A sit down lunch with the chef after preparation of the meal.
The restaurant we host this experience at is located in the heart of the city and could be reached with ease.Each workshop offers a completely unique dish, so you can choose to take it more than once. A sit down lunch with the chef after preparation of the meal

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
Gangaramaya 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. The temple's architecture demonstrates an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Independence Memorial Hall
Independence Memorial Hall
The template Info box building is being considered for merging Independence Memorial Hall Independence Commemoration Hall. Independence Commemoration Hall Independence Memorial Hall is located in Greater Colombo Independence Memorial Hall Location in greater Colombo Alternative names Independence Commemoration Hall General information Location Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo Coordinates Coordinates Construction started 4 February 1949[1] Completed 1953 Owner Ministry of Cultural Affairs Technical details Floor area 10,000 sq. ft Design and construction Architect Tom Neville Wynne-Jones Other designers Shirley D’Alwis Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule with the restoration of full governing responsibility[2] to a Ceylonese-elected legislature on February 4, 1948. It is located in Independence Square (formerly Torrington Square) in the Cinnamon Gardens,Colombo

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Galle Face Green
Galle Face Green
Finish your day with a leisurely stroll along the Galle Face Green mingling with the locals and enjoying the myriad street food choices available along the beach. after this drop to Cruise port or Hotel

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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