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Gangaramaya Temple Tours and Activities

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Situated near Beira Lake in central Colombo, Gangaramaya Temple is one of the city’s largest and oldest Buddhist temple copmlexes. Established in 1885 and composed of pagodas, courtyards, and shrines, it’s best-known for its beautiful lake temple (Seema Malaka), which stands on stone pillars above the waters and is reached via a walkway.

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61 Sri Jinarathana Rd, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 00200
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Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

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Learn about the history and culture of Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital city, on this half-day private tour. Visit key landmarks including the Old Parliament building, Vihara Buddhist Temple, and St Lucia's Cathedral to learn more about the unique history and culture of Sri Lanka. Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour, including private hotel transportation, for just you and your party.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Highlights Colombo Day Tour With Afternoon HIGH TEA In Galle Face Hotel

Highlights Colombo Day Tour With Afternoon HIGH TEA In Galle Face Hotel

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Discover sights and tastes of Colombo during this full-day city tour. Cover ground quickly in an air-conditioned vehicle and see city landmarks including Gangaramaya Temple, the National Museum of Colombo, and the Old Parliament Building. Relax over an elegant afternoon tea at the Galle Face Hotel.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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$52.00
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Shore Excursions Colombo City Tour

Shore Excursions Colombo City Tour

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Exploring Colombo independently on a cruise port-of-call can mean negotiating with cabs, and the risk of getting lost or delayed. Make things easy with a private shore excursion that whisks you around the sights smoothly and comfortably. Travel by private vehicle, visit top sights such as the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple; shop for souvenirs at handicrafts emporiums; and hear tales of local life from your driver that you'd miss if alone.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari

Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari

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Combine food tastings with sightseeing on a private 4-hour evening tour of Colombo by tuk-tuk. Climb into a comfortable, customized tuk-tuk with a private driver-guide, and delve into Colombo’s bustling streets to enjoy the sights, culinary delights, and city lights. Ride by famous landmarks, explore the hottest entertainment spots, and make food stops to sample local staples and snacks. Enjoy the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks stowed inside your tuk-tuk cooler as you explore.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.80
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$76.80

Shore Excursion from Port Terminal : Colombo City Famous Landmarks

Shore Excursion from Port Terminal : Colombo City Famous Landmarks

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Go on a comfortable and in-depth exploration of Colombo from your cruise ship on this shore excursion tour. Depart from the port in an air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and learn about the history of the city. Spot many of the city’s highlights, including the National Museum, Old Parliament, Independence Memorial Arcade, Beire Lake, and more.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.67
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$30.67
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Colombo City Tour By Tuk Tuk

Colombo City Tour By Tuk Tuk

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Ditch the crowded coach tours and travel like a local on this intimate, half-day sightseeing trip through Colombo in a traditional three-wheeler tuk tuk. Tick off the capital’s top attractions as you weave your way down winding streets, from bustling Hindu temples to Dutch-built landmarks. You’ll also enjoy a shopping stop in the market-filled district of Pettah.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

"THE ORIGINALS" Tuk Tuk Safari Sri lanka, the first and the best on the Island !

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We go to places that near all other tour operator will not ! We look to visit the heart of the country going to the real rustic and local sri lankan hot spots!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.87
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$61.87

Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

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Get an intimate look at the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo during this 3.5-hour sightseeing trip by tuk tuk with a small group. Travel like Sri Lankan locals do as you weave through traffic, stopping to check out city landmarks like Colombo Harbour, the Pettah neighborhood, Wolvendaal Church, Independence Square, Gangaramaya Temple, and much more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.00
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$56.00

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

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Delve deeper into Colombo than you could alone in half a day on this private tour. Ride a tuk tuk around must-sees such as Independence Square and Galle Face Green as your guide shares details about them you might not have known otherwise. Plus, check out some of the Sri Lankan capital’s tucked-away gems, markets, and street snacks to gain an inside scoop on the city that most visitors miss.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.87
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$31.87
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Colombo City Day Tour

Colombo City Day Tour

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Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka. An informative guide takes you to major highlights such as the ocean-facing urban park of Galle Face Green; the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka; and the War Memorial, Independence Square and more. End your tour with some bargain hunting on a shopping excursion.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Private Colombo Walking Tour with Ajeet De Soyza

Private Colombo Walking Tour with Ajeet De Soyza

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Immerse yourself in Colombo's ancient history and modern culture on this small-group walking tour. You'll get out from behind glass bus windows and experience the bustle of the city yourself by traveling on foot. Your guide will provide insightful commentary as you travel and you'll have plenty of time to ask questions.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.67
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$42.67

Half-Day Private Colombo City Tour

Half-Day Private Colombo City Tour

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Get a comprehensive overview of Colombo paired with personalized attention on this tour. Your dedicated guide will be sure to show you the must-see sights as well as some hidden gems that can be chosen according to your interests. Listen to insightful guided commentary on the multiple colonizations in its past as well as its history, architecture, and modern life.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.14
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$35.14
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Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

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Spend the full day enjoying personalized attention while you sightsee, shop, and eat a Sri Lankan lunch. Stops can include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, and the Gangaramaya Temple before spending some free time shopping for souvenirs. A traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant is included. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Airport Layover Colombo City tour

Airport Layover Colombo City tour

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Get a comprehensive tour of Colombo on this half-day excursion. First-time visitors or those short on time in Sri Lanka's capital city will enjoy learning about the city's culture, history, architecture, and modern-day life through guided commentary. Highlights include the Cinnamon Gardens, the Old Parliament, Beire Lake, the National Museum, the Gangarama Seema Malakaya, and other important sites.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00
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$51.00
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City Tour in Colombo

City Tour in Colombo

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Visit Colombo's must-see attractions effortlessly while our guides fill you in on the need to know's!
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.54
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$40.54
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Half-Day City Tour of Colombo

Half-Day City Tour of Colombo

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Discover the history and culture of Colombo with this half-day tour. Get picked up at your hotel in the Sri Lankan capital and set out on a tour to see city highlights including the National Museum of Colombo and an urban park called Galle Face Green. Cover ground quickly with transportation by private vehicle.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00

Private Colombo City Tour by Sri Lanka Private Drivers

Private Colombo City Tour by Sri Lanka Private Drivers

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Pick you up at the airport or hotel in the morning or afternoon. Tour will begin from the Fort area of Colombo which has been named fort because of it being a fort during the times of Portuguese and Dutch. Later we will take you to Colombo National Museum to see some of the great specimens of arts crafts and archaeology of Colombo. You will drive thru the commercial areas and drive past Pettah, a colorful Oriental bazaar with a mix of people, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques and temples. You have a chance to see a Hindu Temple, Buddhist Temple and the Jami Ul Alfar Jumma Mosque of Colombo. A nice walk in galle face beach and try some traditional street food.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Private City tour in Colombo By tuk tuks or Cars

Private City tour in Colombo By tuk tuks or Cars

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Colombo’s signature sights are scattered across a surprisingly large area. Spare yourself the city’s hectic traffic and relax on this private door-to-door tour of its star attractions. See the historic Buddhist temples of Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya and Gangaramaya; admire the grand architecture of the Old Parliament Building and Independence Memorial Hall; and soak up the atmosphere at waterfront Galle Face. Upgrade to include shopping at bazaars and markets.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00
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03 Nights in Amazing Sri Lanka

03 Nights in Amazing Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is ranked as the best destination in the world to travel. It's full of natural beautify, wild life, rich cultures and traditions etc. Lush green surroundings, Historical places, beautiful landscaping, amazing view points and beautiful beaches are some of them. We have packed most of the important attractions in Sri Lanka just for 04 days and organized in the best way to explore. Transport will be provided by an air conditioned car in very good condition and a good English speaking chauffeur will be available through out your stay in Sri Lanka. Over 10 years of industry experience we have gained will be the definite
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00

Cars with a Driver for 07 Days Tour

Cars with a Driver for 07 Days Tour

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Avoid the stress of driving yourself around in a rental car while visiting Sri Lanka with this Colombo tour and car service. Along with a super convenient pickup from the airport, you’ll get driven around the area to the places you want to visit on your time with your own planned out personalized schedule. Get up to 621 miles (1,000 kilometers) of driving distance to use in seven days with this Colombo tour package.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$466.00
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$466.00
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Night Cycling from Colombo

Night Cycling from Colombo

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Explore Colombo’s historical streets on two wheels on this private evening cycle tour. Pedal around illuminated squares, landmarks, and parks in the quieter atmosphere of dusk while learning about their history. View Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple, check out lesser-known colonial-era sights, and visit Galle Face Green, the seafront green originally created by the island's Dutch rulers. Light snacks and refreshments, plus full cycling equipment included.
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  • 5 hours
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$88.00
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$88.00

Personal Driver For Your Round Tour In Sri Lanka

Personal Driver For Your Round Tour In Sri Lanka

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Whether You Are Looking For Transportation , Guide , a Vehicle , Day Tour Or Multi day Tour. We Have You Covered ! Simply Tell Us About Your Program and We Will Send You a Quick Quote Within an Hour. We Are a Team Of Expert Level Chauffeur Guides in Sri Lanka. We Work Hard Every time To Give You The Best Experience You Want. Contact Us Directly On Whats App Or Email To Get The Best Rate.
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  • 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Colombo City Tour From Negombo

Colombo City Tour From Negombo

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Make the most of Sri Lanka’s capital without having to use cabs or crowded buses on this private Colombo tour from Negombo. Ideal for travelers with limited time on the island’s west coast, this comprehensive tour covers the sights with ease and a guide to bring them alive. Admire the Gangarama temple on Beire Lake, see colonial-era landmarks such as the Old Parliament, enjoy time to souvenir-shop, and more.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00
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Day Colombo City Tour

Day Colombo City Tour

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This Colombo Day city tour is specially for Transit guests & who comes to Sri Lanka for business purpose.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.84
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$70.84
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Should I book Gangaramaya Temple tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Gangaramaya Temple can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Gangaramaya Temple 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Gangaramaya Temple costs USD 5.00. Guided Gangaramaya Temple tours start around USD 5.00 per person.
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