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Explore Colombo Day Tour

Colombo - the throbbing commercial capital is literally the main hub of the country with many public and private sector organizations headquartered here. The city tour of this port city favoured by merchants of ancient era takes you on a drive through bustling markets, streets lined with colonial architecture, parks and water bodies, religious and cultural sites to give an insight into the vibrant and chaotic commercial capital.

per adult from

$51

AUD

Duration

6 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Pickup & drop off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English Speaking Driver Guide
    • 500 ml Mineral water bottle - per person
    What's excluded :
    • Cost of meals and beverages during the tour
    • Video and camera permits
    • Entrance fees
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Pettah
    • Entry/Admission - Town Hall
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Colombo Fort, Galle Buck, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Your exploration of the Fort will take you on a drive past the Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), The Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King, Galle Face Promenade with cannons of World War II, the South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour and York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pettah, Colombo Sri Lanka

    The Pettah is the wholesalers’ main trading point and is always a bustling and chaotic place. Get some respite from the chaos around with a visit to the Wollvendhaal church which was completed in 1757. Make your way towards Slave Island where a famous Hindu Kovil with a uniquely carved gopuram is located. The name Slave Island is misleading as this is not an island and neither is it a place for slaves but rather a place that is coloured by its multi ethnic and multi faith population with an interesting collection of colonial style buildings.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Town Hall, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka

    The scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city, the War Memorial, Public Library, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo Town Hall, and many more historical and important landmarks and places add to the interesting tapestry of life within the city limits of Colombo.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province

    Colombo offers a diverse range of shopping options. Choose from high-end retail outlets, shopping arcades and boutique shops. ODEL, Barefoot, Paradise Road, Dutch Hospital Precinct, House of Fashions, Crescat Boulevard, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Independence Square Arcade, Colombo City Centre, Good Market are among those retail outlets that offer a combination of traditional, cultural and contemporary retail choices.

    You can also get some souvenirs symbolic of your visit to this island nation by getting some traditional craft items which are available at traditional handicraft shops that specialize in brass work, silverware, ritual masks, lacquer ware, batik, lace, handloom textiles and wood carvings or explore the wide variety of precious stones available in this island.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Airwing Tours

Activity ID: V-144633P13

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