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Colombo city tour : Private tour

The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is bustling with activity and noise. The ideal base for starting your journey on the island, Colombo is the ideal place for entertainment, shopping, sightseeing and just enjoying city life. A jarring mix of old buildings blending with new skyscrapers and hotels, the city’s multicultural population adds the right amount of vibrant color to Sri Lanka and gives it the true charm of the island. Stroll through the street markets, admire the colonial era buildings, visit museums and art galleries or stand in awe at the beautiful shrines of the island, be it the church, mosque, temple or kovil. Located on the west coast, the city is approximately 30 minutes from the international airport.

Our guides are well experience and knowledgeable about all attractions in Colombo, we will take you on an amazing journey and will show you and explain all must see places and sceneries in Colombo.

So just book the package and enjoy your time !


5 to 7 hours


Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Colombo city tour as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance tickets to places of visit as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Transfer bu luxury air conditioned car or van
    • English speaking guide
    • King coconut refreshments
    • 1000 ml water bottle per person
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • All taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Dutch Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Beddegana Wetland Park
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses and tips
    • Entrance tickets (Unless mentioned in the itinerary)
    • Anything NOT mentioned under Inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, 61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

    The Gangaramaya Temple is located in proximity to the Beira Lake and the complex consists of the Seema Malaka, which is perched on stilts on the lake, the main temple and a museum. Known to be over 120 years old, the temple lit up during the annual Nawan Perehera and should not be missed!

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Independence Square, Independence Avenue, Colombo 00700 Sri Lanka

    Colloquially referred to as Independence Square, this national monument in Sri Lanka marked the day, time and place when Sri Lanka signed their declaration of independence from the British rule on 4th February 1948. A statue of the first prime minister stands guarding the front entrance of the monument. Though unknown to many, be sure to visit the hidden museum located under the memorial hall.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Beira Lake, 02 Colombo, Colombo 01200 Sri Lanka

    The murky waters of the Beira lake snakes through Colombo like a never-ending serpent. With a history of more than 100 years, the lake was built before the city was colonised, and since then has reduced in size due to years of pollution.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Colombo National Museum, Albert Crescent, Colombo Sri Lanka

    The National Museum is a treasure trove of artefacts, sculptures, monuments and relics that date back to the pre-colonial era when Sri Lanka was ruled by kings and queens. The National Museum was founded in 1877 and is located in the heart of the city. Be sure to visit all the sections of the museum in order to truly understand the history, culture and heritage of the land.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dutch Museum, Prince Street, Colombo 01100 Sri Lanka

    The Colombo Dutch Museum was built during the 17th century as the official residence for the Dutch East India Company’ governor, Count August van Ranzow. It is one of the last remaining buildings that survived over the years. At present, this colonial house is a museum displaying a collection of weapons, portraits, pottery, furniture and coins from the period.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, Second Cross Street, Colombo 01100 Sri Lanka

    Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque known colloquially as the Samman Kottu Palli, Rathu Palliya, Red Masjid or the Red Mosque) is a historic mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is located on Second Cross Street in Pettah. The mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo and a popular tourist site in the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Laksala, No 60, York Street No.215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Thummulla., Colombo Sri Lanka

    Whether you’re looking for souvenirs to take back home of the tropical island or buy a heap of Ceylon tea before your flight back home, there are a number of boutiques, shops and malls for you to browse through for your needs!

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Beddegana Wetland Park, 139 Rampart Rd Jayawardenapura Kotte, Sri Jayawardenepura Sri Lanka

    A treasure trove of colourful birds, the Beddagana Wetland Park is buzzing with activity and life. Follow the marked nature trail that will take you through shrubs, vines, and even a treehouse; which is great for observing the spectrum of endemic and migratory birds. Don’t forget your binoculars as this place is ideal for nature lovers!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Pettah, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Colombo Fort is located in the heart of Colombo, bordering Colombo Harbour and the Beira Lake. During the Portuguese invasion, they built a fort around the area before it was invaded by the Dutch and then the British. Today, within the demolished walls of the fort, the city’s commercial and financial buildings are located here, along with international hotels and the seat of government. The bustling street market of Pettah is situated on the east side of Fort and is great for a day of exploring and observing the local way of life!

    Stop At: Galle Face Green, Galle Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

    An expansive stretch of bare land with the bustling city on one side and the endless sea of blue on the other, Galle Face Green is the perfect place to admire a stunning sunset or the rapidly developing Colombo Port City. Enjoy the salty sea breeze as you stroll along the boardwalk, while trying out the local street food, especially a fried delicacy known as isso wade. Towering skyscrapers and hotels on the other side add the perfect light to the city’s skyline.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up you from your hotel in Colombo. You will be pick up around 08:30 am / 09:00 am
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Please follow health and government safety guidelines regarding COVID 19
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Nefelibata Travels (Pvt) Ltd

Activity ID: V-108917P141

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