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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
Price varies by group size
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$50.00
Price varies by group size

Colombo Walking Food Tour

Colombo Walking Food Tour

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Understanding Colombo means not only sightseeing but tasting its food—both more revealing when done with a guide. Sample the city’s attractions and snacks on this small-group food walking tour: learning more than possible alone. See the Red Mosque, markets, and more; and stop to try popular foods such as egg hopper and 'achcharu' (pickle) to gain a true perspective on local life and cuisine that most visitors never get.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.00
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$41.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.32
Price varies by group size
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$33.32
Price varies by group size
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.80
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$76.80
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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
Price varies by group size
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$20.00
Price varies by group size

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.87
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$93.87
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
Price varies by group size
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$52.00
Price varies by group size
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Colombo Bay Tuk Tuk City Tour

Colombo Bay Tuk Tuk City Tour

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Have a seat in a first-class tuk tuk with a dedicated guide for a private tour of Colombo. You'll travel efficiently through the city, weaving through traffic to see the maximum number of sights in a single day. This overview is great for first-time visitors, and your guide can focus on sites and narrative that interest you. Stops can include the Pettah market, the Galle Face Green, Independence Memorial Hall, Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist temple, and others.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Withlocals The 10 Tastings: Colombo Private Street Food Tour

Withlocals The 10 Tastings: Colombo Private Street Food Tour

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Cut through the confusion of Colombo’s legendary street food by tasting your way through the city on a private food tour. A local guide leads you through a popular market and shows you where locals love to eat, drinks, and shop. Eight food tastings and two drink samples are included so you can taste the flavors of the city for yourself.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.85
Price varies by group size
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$30.85
Price varies by group size
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Colombo City Tour by War Jeep

Colombo City Tour by War Jeep

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Cruise through Colombo in an open-top vintage Jeep or Land Rover that lets you sunbathe and see your surroundings as you tour the city with a maximum of four passengers. Travel above the traffic and learn about Colombo’s key attractions like the National Museum, Colombo Town Hall, and more from your private guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$93.87
Price varies by group size
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$93.87
Price varies by group size
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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
From
$51.00
Price varies by group size
From
$51.00
Price varies by group size

Private Half Day City Tour Colombo by Car

Private Half Day City Tour Colombo by Car

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Learn about Sri Lanka's commercial capital city, visiting its most popular attractions on this half day private tour of Colombo, with a private chauffeur in a luxury car. The name “Colombo”, first introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be derived from the classical Sinhalese name Kolon thota, meaning “port on the river Kelani”. It has also been suggested that the name may be derived from the Sinhalese name Kola-amba-thota which means “Harbour with leafy mango trees”. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. Modern day Colombo is emerging rapidly and a Colombo city tour is a worthy item on your agenda either on the start or finish to your Sri Lankan tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$80.00
per group
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$80.00
per group

Colombo Rustic Food Tour

Colombo Rustic Food Tour

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Colombo has long been a culinary capital & the most culturally diverse city in Sri Lanka. From Plant foodies to meat eaters have a wealth of options in the City—including gourmet eats, street foods, traditional Sri Lankan foods, Sri Lankan immigrant foods, short eats and vegan & vegetarian foods. With Colombo food tour, you will experience Colombo`s food options that are as diverse as Colombo itself Our Colombo food tour is designed like a crash course for you to learn Sri Lankan cuisine, culture & history. We let you discover how Colombo has been built layer upon layer of cultural interactions in the history of 1500 years and how it enjoyed its diverse trade network from east to west in the economic belt of the silk route while having mouth-watering eats.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.67
Price varies by group size
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$58.67
Price varies by group size

Shore Excursions Colombo port passenger Terminal Colombo City tour

Shore Excursions Colombo port passenger Terminal Colombo City tour

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• pickup from Colombo port passenger terminal  • 100-year-old clock tower, • several British-Built colonial buildings • Red mosque , • colorful Pettah Bazaar • Hindu temple • Gangaramaya temple • Beire Lake • Slave island railway station  • Cinnamon gardens • Victoria park  • Independence Square • Bandaranaike memorial International Conference hall BMICH • Shopping at Laksara Handicraft ,Gem Museum  • free WiFi Zone • Galle face green • Old Parliament • drop off at Colombo port passenger terminal
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.34
per group
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$53.34
per group

Colombo Sightseeing & Shopping

Colombo Sightseeing & Shopping

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.67
per group
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$106.67
per group

Shore Excursions Colombo Passenger terminal Colombo city by Tuk Tuk

Shore Excursions Colombo Passenger terminal Colombo city by Tuk Tuk

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• pickup from Colombo port passenger terminal  • 100-year-old clock tower, • several British-Built colonial buildings • Red mosque , • colorful Pettah Bazaar • Hindu temple • Gangaramaya temple • Beire Lake • Slave island railway station  • Cinnamon gardens • Victoria park  • Art Gallery • Independence Square • Bandaranaike memorial International Conference hall BMICH • Shopping at Laksara Handicraft ,Gem Museum  • free WiFi Zone • Galle face green • Old Parliament • drop off at Colombo port passenger terminal
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.34
per group
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$81.34
per group

4 Hours Private Tuk Tuk Tour in Colombo

4 Hours Private Tuk Tuk Tour in Colombo

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We explore timeless destinations and visit ever changing seasonal hot spots and of course, we get you right off the beaten track. Expect to see people, true local foods, traffic, a thousand smiles all with in your 3.5-4 hour time with us! This Tuk Tuk trip is “Fully inclusive” option all expenses are covered! We will fill you with Sri Lankan food, provide drinks and we’ll even throw in a couple of local beers and show you all of what we think is the best and most authentic rustic stops that Colombo has to offer. What to Bring There are a couple of things we recommend you bring for your safari tour. Make sure you pack: - Camera to capture all of the sights - Smart phone with your favourite tunes (android or iOS) to crank your beats all day - Some extra cash if you want to purchase souvenirs - Hat - Sunscreen (make sure you are protected with the open roof Tuk Tuks) - BYO drinks if you want to!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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$62.00

Shore excursion Colombo port passenger terminal Colombo city tour by Tuk Tuk

Shore excursion Colombo port passenger terminal Colombo city tour by Tuk Tuk

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Colombo Passenger Terminal sits right in the heart of the city, so you can pack a lot of sightseeing into a short shore excursion. Make the most of even a brief stay as you explore the city in your own personal tuk-tuk 3-wheeler on this half-day tour. Highlights include: Gangaramaya Temple, Pettah Market, the Red Mosque, Beire Lake, Old Parliament Building, and Independence Square. Tour excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.40
per group
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$70.40
per group

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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$26.67
Price varies by group size
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$26.67
Price varies by group size

Private Colombo City Tour with English Speaking Chauffeur

Private Colombo City Tour with English Speaking Chauffeur

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On this Private Colombo City Tour, you can see the top sights of the nation’s capital in one day, with all transportation and entrance fees included. Travel by ac private car or van, where you’ll take a panoramic sightseeing tour past major landmarks like Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, Independence Square. Plus, visit Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, Old Parliament building, Colombo Fort and Galle Face Green.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$93.34
Price varies by group size
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$93.34
Price varies by group size
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Colombo Night Tuk Tuk Tour & Street Food Hot Spots

Colombo Night Tuk Tuk Tour & Street Food Hot Spots

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We offer several city tours of Colombo daily. Traveling via a tuk tuk by experienced and expert tour guides/drivers gives you the opportunity to sit back, soak in the culture of this exciting bustling city. Our company offers some of the cheapest rates! We want our customers to get the best experience for a reasonable cost. Book today and make beautiful memories you will never forget.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.00
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$31.00

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

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This is the ideal choice for first-time visitors looking to cover Colombo’s main attractions in under a day. Save time planning an itinerary and bartering with cabs; and relax as a driver-guide and private air-conditioned vehicle take you around the signature sights. Admire the Independence Memorial Hall and Beira Lake Seema Malakaya Temple; see worshippers at the Gangaramaya Temple, and learn about Colombo’s history and culture from your guide’s commentary.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$80.00
Price varies by group size
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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Paduru Party (Traditional Musical event) with Sri Lankan Dinner

Paduru Party (Traditional Musical event) with Sri Lankan Dinner

Full of musical Chamness which invites you to dance like shaking daffodils to a never-ending tune in the ‘Paduru Parties’ Theses traditional music parties are significant of Sri Lanka’s rich musical culture and its time-tested traditions. Cane or straw mats stretch across the floor by the enthralling notes of oriental music. Wrapped in the promise of local tunes, enriched by delectable refreshments and warm ambience, ‘Paduru Party with The MICE Team calls out to all those who seek to kick back and indulge in an evening of musical bliss with an authentic Sri Lanlan Meal. The Party will be organized in a village house to create the real authentic ambience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.40
Price varies by group size
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$86.40
Price varies by group size

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