Recent Searches
Clear

Top Colombo Art & Culture

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
These experiences are highly rated by travelers and have met our top quality standards.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Colombo. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow

1022 Colombo Art & Culture | All Colombo Tours

Sort by:Featured

All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip

Available from Oct 19

All-Inclusive Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temples Private Day Trip

star-4.5
Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Golden Temple of Dambulla, on this private day trip with a personal guide—a must-do activity when visiting Sri Lanka. You’re chauffeured in the comfort of your own vehicle for the drive from Negombo, Colombo, Kalutara, Kandy, or Mount Lavinia. Climb the fifth-century fortress on a sightseeing tour and, after lunch, tour the impressive cave temple and marvel at its Buddha statues.
More
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$150.00
Price varies by group size
From
$150.00
Price varies by group size

The Last Kingdom Private Day Tour in Kandy

Available from Oct 19

The Last Kingdom Private Day Tour in Kandy

star-4
See the highlights of the Sacred City of Kandy, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this private, full-day tour. Head to the Spice Garden at Mawanella with your private guide to sample scents of one of Sri Lanka's most celebrated exports. Afterward, visit the city of Kandy, with stops at the Temple of Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Tea Factory in Giragama, Market Square, Upper Lake Drive, the Gem Lapidary, and more. This private tour includes lunch and hotel transportation from Colombo, Negombo, or Mount Lavinia.
More
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$105.00
Price varies by group size
From
$105.00
Price varies by group size

Half-Day City Tour of Colombo

Available tomorrow

Half-Day City Tour of Colombo

star-4
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.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$27.00
From
$27.00
Taking safety measures

Hey, nice badge.
Experiences with this badge meet our highest quality standards and are loved by travelers like you.
Learn more
Adventures of the Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka

Available from Nov 5

Adventures of the Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka

star-5
Embark on your journey around Colombo by discovering the most beautiful sights of Sri Lanka, you will learn about the Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy. You will be met at Colombo Port by a Kingfisher representative ready to commence your tour. Start your experience at the Botanical Gardens which is known for its immense collection of orchids, so be sure to check your camera is charged as you don't want to miss out on these amazing photo opportunities. You will also get the chance to see a traditional cultural show in Kandy, here you will be able to learn the culture behind Kandy.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$106.67
From
$106.67

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

Available from Sunday

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

star-5
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.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.12
Price varies by group size
From
$32.12
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo

Available from Sunday

Full-Day Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla from Colombo

star-4.5
Climbing a rock - if you’re in good shape and don’t stop to look at things, it’ll take you less than 30 minutes to climb all the way to the top of the rock. If you need a few breaks along the way or simply want to stop often to take photos and admire the view, it’ll take an hour and a half to two hours to climb up and go back down again. and then Visit The beautiful Royal Rock Temple complex sits about 160m above the road in the southern part of Dambulla. Buddha images were first created here over 2000 years ago, and over the centuries subsequent kings added to and embellished the cave art.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.00
Price varies by group size
From
$60.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Colombo Walking Tour with Ajeet De Soyza

Available tomorrow

Private Colombo Walking Tour with Ajeet De Soyza

star-5
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.
More
  • 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$42.67
From
$42.67

6-Day Sri Lanka Heritage Private Tour

Available tomorrow

6-Day Sri Lanka Heritage Private Tour

star-5
This 5-night private tour offers the perfect introduction for first-time visitors to Sri Lanka. Your customizable itinerary includes four UNESCO World Heritage sites: the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Golden Temple of Dambulla and Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) in Kandy. Visit a tea plantation, the New Ranweli Spice Garden and the Royal Botanic Gardens, plus enjoy a scenic train journey from Peradeniya to Nanuoya. Includes round-trip private transport from Bandaranaike International Airport or your hotel in Colombo, Mount Lavinia or Negombo.
More
  • 6 days
From
$545.00
From
$545.00

3 Days Tour to Kandy Nuwara Eliya & Sigiriya from Colombo

Available from Sunday

3 Days Tour to Kandy Nuwara Eliya & Sigiriya from Colombo

star-5
Rounding up inland Sri Lanka’s sights from Colombo by yourself means self-driving or hopping between trains, buses, and cabs. This private 3-day tour takes away the transport hassles: providing a private chauffeured vehicle to ferry you from sight to sight. Discover Kandy’s must-sees, and explore a tea plantation, Nuwara Eliya, and Sigiriya, all in one tour, with two nights' 3-star accommodation and breakfasts and dinners included.
More
  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$217.00
Price varies by group size
From
$217.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

Available from Dec 2

Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

star-4.5
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.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$56.00
From
$56.00
Taking safety measures

Kandy City Tour from Colombo

Available from Sunday

Kandy City Tour from Colombo

star-4
Visiting Kandy from Colombo independently means going by cab, bus, or train: leaving you transport-less once there. This private tour fills the gap: with private transport and guided sightseeing in the hill capital. See the Temple of the Tooth, botanical gardens, and a cultural show; discover facts you might miss alone; and visit an elephant project on route—not possible when going by train. Hotel or airport transfers are included.
More
  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$50.00
Price varies by group size
From
$50.00
Price varies by group size

3 Ancient Kingdoms from Colombo

Available from Sunday

3 Ancient Kingdoms from Colombo

star-4
Rewind to ancient and medieval Sri Lanka on this full-day private trip to three of its early capitals from Colombo. With a personal guide to show you around, visit the crumbled palace and Buddha tooth temple of 13th-century Dambadeniya and the rock fortress of Yapahuwa. After lunch (own expense), tour medieval Panduwasnuwara, seeing its museum, palace, temple, and reservoir — considered one of the world’s first irrigation systems. Includes private transport and hotel pickup and drop-off.
More
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$67.00
Price varies by group size
From
$67.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Private Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla

Available from Sunday

Full-Day Private Tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla

star-4.5
Make the most out of your visits to the Dambulla Cave Temples and the Sigiriya Rock Fortress on this full-day guided tour. Planning an excursion that checks off both of these important must-sees could be stressful, but traveling with a guide and private round-trip transportation makes it easy. Learn about the history of the ancient rock fortress was built by King Kasyapa and explore the Royal Gardens, then visit Cave of the Divine King Devaraja Lena and other highlights of the cave temples. Along the way, listen to your guide's in-depth commentary to learn much more than you would exploring on your own.
More
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$39.00
Price varies by group size
From
$39.00
Price varies by group size

Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip

Available from Sunday

Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip

star-4.5
Your guide covers the highlights of Sri Lanka’s south coast on this day trip from Colombo, Negombo or Mount Lavinia. Walk along the ramparts and cobblestone pathways that crisscross the Dutch Fort of Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit a mask factory in the coastal town of Ambalangoda and take a memorable boat ride on the Madu River of Balapitiya, finishing at a turtle hatchery. You’ll learn about Sri Lankan culture and nature from a knowledgeable guide along the way.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$107.00
Price varies by group size
From
$107.00
Price varies by group size

Colombo Walking Tour With Ayurveda One Hour Body Massage

Available tomorrow

Colombo Walking Tour With Ayurveda One Hour Body Massage

star-5
Explore Colombo city with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and with original ayurvedic one hour full body massage. • Absorb the city lights and learn about Colombo’s history • Enjoy the peace and indulgence of Ayurveda body massage. • Explore multicultural Colombo on a 4 hour tour
More
  • 4 hours
From
$5.34
Price varies by group size
From
$5.34
Price varies by group size

Instagramble Sri Lanka - 7 Days

Available from Sunday

Instagramble Sri Lanka - 7 Days

star-5
Enchanting Sri Lanka is a trip for those who appreciate the true beauty of diverse landscapes and the rich and fascinating Culture and History of Sri Lanka. Visit the cool, lush green hill country. Embark on fascinating wildlife safari and walk with the Aborigines (The ancient ones). Have a truly Sri Lankan experience with a cup of Ceylon Tea or fresh King Coconuts on the calm southern coast. This is undoubtedly a tour of immense charm.
More
  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$627.20
per group
From
$627.20
per group

Traditional Pottery Works & Batik Experience In Srilanka

Available from Sunday

Traditional Pottery Works & Batik Experience In Srilanka

Eric Suriyasena is an artist, a designer, and one of Sri Lanka’s leading Batik connoisseurs. For almost half a century he has taken the traditional and very ancient craft of dyeing on cloth using a wax resist method, and pioneered the Batik medium as a fine art, and an elegant fashion statement. Mr.Suriyasena himself will greet you at his his private factory in the city of Marawila. Each visitor will select a ‘design art’ from the hundreds of available options or you can bring your own art design. A mentor will provide you with the correct fabric to suit your selected design. Then Mr.Suriyasena will teach you how to engage in the traditional dyeing on cloth using a wax resist method.Take a break from this exciting session as you wait for your creation to dry by enjoying the local hospitality of tea and snacks. Souvenir shopping to take home a professional batik is available at the end. Later on experience the traditional methods of Pottery by a village of dedicated potters.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$149.34
From
$149.34

Ayurveda Holiday Tour Sri Lanka

Available from Sunday

Ayurveda Holiday Tour Sri Lanka

star-5
Ayurveda An ancient system of medicine that is more than 5000 years old has now evolved in to a discipline of holistic medicine as Sri Lanka Ayurveda.The name says it all. “Ayur” is Life, and “Veda “is Science. The ancient Life Science that is practiced in  Sri Lankan traditions perfected by Sages and Rishis with insight gained by observation, experiments and learning over the last five millenniam.Sri Lanka Ayurveda offers therapeutic care for physical, mental, social and spiritual relief. The perfect harmony of this interaction will improve your physical well being.
More
  • 10 days
From
$5.34
Price varies by group size
From
$5.34
Price varies by group size

Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip

Available from Sunday

Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip

star-5
Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple are two of Sri Lanka’s top sights, but impossible to visit in one day by public transport. This private tour from Colombo, Negombo or Kandy takes you to both in a day by private air-conditioned vehicle. Explore Sigiriya’s fifth-century Rocktop ruins and visit Dambulla’s Buddha-filled caves, all with insights from your driver-guide, and with lunch included
More
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$65.00
From
$65.00

11 Days Tour Of Taprobane

Available from Sunday

11 Days Tour Of Taprobane

star-5
Enchanting Sri Lanka is a trip for those who appreciate the true beauty of diverse landscapes and the rich and fascinating Culture and History of Sri Lanka. Visit the cool, lush green hill country. Embark on fascinating wildlife safari and walk with the Aborigines (The ancient ones). Have a truly Sri Lankan experience with a cup of Ceylon Tea or fresh King Coconuts. This is undoubtedly a tour of immense charm.
More
  • 11 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$960.00
per group
From
$960.00
per group

Best of Kandy in One Day

Available from Sunday

Best of Kandy in One Day

The Hill Capital of Kandy was the last bastion of the Sinhala kings and is rich in history and culture. Kandy is a charming city offering a living record of a magnificent past. The Temple of the Tooth is located in the centre of town and contains the well-guarded tooth casket, as well as a series of elaborate Buddha images and a detailed legend on how the tooth arrived in Kandy. Discover the best of Kandy with this tour covering the Girigama tea factory, Peradeniya Garden and witness a spectacular cultural show at the end! • Flexible tour itinerary • Can be customized further • All inclusive tour with an expert guide
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$112.50
Price varies by group size
From
$112.50
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Colombo Sightseeing & Shopping

Available from Nov 5

Colombo Sightseeing & Shopping

star-4.5
Combine sightseeing and shopping in Colombo on this tour in the company of a private guide. Booking a private your means you'll enjoy personalized attention and your guide will tailor the itinerary to your interests. Highlights include Gangaramaya Temple, Galle Face Green, Independence Square, and others. While shopping for souvenirs, get guidance on the best shops and best deals.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$106.67
per group
From
$106.67
per group

Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo

Available from Sunday

Day Excursions to Galle Fort & Bentota from Colombo

star-4
Visit Galle, the capital city of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. The town has a World Heritage Site to its name and that is predominantly responsible for its popularity with tourists. This is the 300-year-old Dutch Fort, but there are other historical buildings to view as well.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$52.00
Price varies by group size
From
$52.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

4-Day Ramayana Highlights

Available from Sunday

4-Day Ramayana Highlights

This tour covers some of the most important places in the Ramayana History. You will explore the areas where hanuman started the battle with Ravana and places where he kept Seetha in captive. If you have a limited time and want to explore more Ramayana sites during one tour, this will be an ideal opportunity for you.
More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$455.00
Price varies by group size
From
$455.00
Price varies by group size

Frequently Asked Questions