Half-Day City Tour of Colombo

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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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Explore Colombo City in different Eyes. Sri Lanka's city, administrative, and judicial capital is Colombo. Colombo is a major port of the Indian Ocean and is located on the west coast of the island, just south of the Kelani River. The majority of Sri Lanka's international trade is conducted there, which has one of the biggest artificial ports in the world. Visit the most well-known sights in the capital of Sri Lanka during this tour to discover more about it. For first-time visitors, the family-friendly tour is strongly recommended.

• Visit Colombo's bustling, populated cities to see marketplaces, historical
landmarks, and the way of life of the locals.
• Your journey will be made even more memorable by the drivers, who are
courteous and trustworthy.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off Service by Air conditioned vehicle

King coconut

Professional & Expert English Speaking Driver

Seasonal Fruits

Water Bottle

What's Not Included

Entrance to sights

Food & Drinks Other than Specified

Gratuity For Driver

Optional Activities

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Deposit trash in designated receptacles
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Pickup will be commenced prior to start the tour time; you must contact us to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Re-entry is not allowed after you leave the venue
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • What to Bring - Sunscreen, Caps or hats, , Camera, Sunglasses
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Littering & smoking is prohibited inside the vehicle.
  • Please observe proper dress code when visiting the temples as a form of respect. The basic rule is to wear clothing that covers the shoulders, and knees (Participants are advised dress appropriately for this activity (long pants, long-sleeved shirt or sca
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date.
  • The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • We request all customers carry the Vaccination card while traveling (Digitally or Physically)

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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Colombo is the most famous in Sri Lanka. It was built just over 120 years ago and is dedicated to Buddhism. The temple is celebrated for its lavish architecture and statues showcasing Sri Lankan, Chinese, Thai, Burmese and other artistic styles.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque
Its architecture is Indo-Saracenic, incorporating pomegranate-shaped domes. But the most extraordinary feature is that each brick is painted red or white and used in contrasting designs.(Photo Stop)

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Independence Square
Independence Square is in the prestigious Cinnamon Gardens district of Colombo, Sri Lanka. It takes its name from the Independence Memorial Hall built there to commemorate the independence of Sri Lanka from British rule in 1948. Close to the Square is the Arcade, a modern shopping mall housed in former colonial government buildings.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Viharamahadevi Park
Viharamahadevi Park or formally known as the Victoria park is the largest, oldest and most colorful park situated in the heart of Colombo. It is a perfect place to relax, for shady walks, picnics and most of all a great place to spend your time with your family.

• Admission Ticket Free

Colombo Fort Railway Station
The railway line was started over a 150 years ago by the British. The old Fort region of Colombo is one of the busiest areas of the city. In 1877 the Coastal Railway Line was created and that is when the first station was opened. At the time, the Central Terminus was in a place near Maradana, The location can still be seen as it is now serving as the Sri Lanka Railway Museum.

• Admission Ticket Free

Pettah is one of the oldest districts in Colombo. It is the most ethnically mixed place in the country. Large religious buildings represent a plethora of faiths, while more earthly pursuits can be found in market stalls and shops. The crowds in Pettah can become overwhelming during the morning and afternoon rush hours.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sri Ponnambalam Vanesar Kovil
Sri Ponnambala-waneswaram Temple is one of Sri Lanka's finest examples of Dravidian architecture. This temple in Kotahena, northeast of Pettah, is built of South Indian granite. It is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva; while not being too old, it is still a peerless example of ancient Dravidan architecture.

• Admission Ticket Free

Old Parliament Building
The new building for the Secretariat, Council Chamber, and Government offices will be completed in Colombo later this year. It will replace the current building, which was built during the British colonial era.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall is one of the foremost convention centres found on the island. BMICH has over 16,000 square feet of floor space. The construction of this convention center was a joint project between Sri Lankan and Chinese workers.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Nelum Pokuna Art Street
Sri Lankans purchase art to adorn their homes, hotels, offices, and as gifts. Nelum Pokuna street artisans have contributed their might to this endeavour. For tourists to take home, a painting depicting a local theme is the best memento.

• Admission Ticket Free

Khan Clock Tower
The tower was built in the early 20th century by a Parsi (hailed from Bombay) family of the name Khan. The four-story tall tower remains there to this day on a landscaped roundabout. Water fountain that's attached to it has long stopped working, but clock tower continues to function.

• Admission Ticket Free

Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil
The temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil is one of the most beautiful and lovely attraction places of Sri Lanka. There are many beautiful and elegant paintings of God and Goddess. Also there are an beautiful carvings of an astrology chart. The inner roof of this temple is decorated with magnificent paintings. It is said that the temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil is the most ancient Hindu temples in Colombo.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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