Day trip

From Kalutara: Colombo City Tour

From Kalutara: Colombo City Tour

From £95.95 per group up to 1

Visit elegant colonial buildings rising in tandem with shiny new business constructions in the sprawling metropolis of Colombo while you learn all about the city's rich history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 16 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Kalutara
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk down the memory lane of historic Colombo
  • Explore the best kept secrets of the city
  • Learn all about Colombo's cultural and historic past
Full description
Journey into the heart of Sri Lanka on this private tour and explore spectacular sights all over Colombo. From the elegant colonial buildings to the sprawling metropolis of the city, Colombo has a multitude of sights and sounds for you to experience. Visit historical landmarks and learn about the captivating history behind one of the richest cultures in Asia starting with the Colombo Lighthouse, the prison cell of the last Sri Lankan King, and the lighthouse with a clock tower designed by Lady Ward. Next, learn about the Galle Face Promenade which houses cannons from World War II, York Street with its remnants of British Colonial architecture, and the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city. See the war memorial, public library, national museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Gangarama Temple, Dewatagaha Mosque, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo Town Hall, and many more historical and important landmarks that create an interesting tapestry of life within Colombo.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees (Gangarama Temple, National Museum)
  • English-speaking chauffeur/guide
  • 1 bottled mineral water per person
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Food
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
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Product ID: 258417