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Glimpse of Colombo

Our city tour double decker bus will pick you up directly from your hotel in Colombo city and take you on an extensive tour of the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. The very modern and vibrant city of Colombo is full of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. From buildings and sites heavily influenced by Dutch and English architecture to historic temples that offer tranquility and peace of mind within the hustle and bustle of the city.

Our four hour city tour covers the Colombo Lighthouse, The Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King, Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade which houses cannons from World War II, South Expanse of the Colombo Harbour, York Street where you will find remnants of British Colonial Architecture, Slave Island, a famous Hindu Kovil with a uniquely carved gopuram, the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city, the War Memorial, Public Library, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Mahadevi Park and Colombo Town Hall.

Visit all of the above mentioned sites of interest in Colombo city before being safely dropped back at your hotel.


You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo City between 1530 and 1600

Take a tour of the following locations

  • Colombo Lighthouse
  • The Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King
  • Lighthouse with Clock
  • Galle Face
  • Colombo Harbour
  • York Street
  • Slave Island
  • A famous Hindu Kovil
  • Beira Lake
  • The War Memorial
  • Public Library
  • National Museum
  • Nelum Pokuna Theatre
  • Vihara Mahadevi Park
  • Colombo Town Hall

Be dropped back at your hotel from between 1830 and 1900

Commencing and ending at: Old Colombo Dutch Hospital
Pick up and drop off: From Colombo city hotels en-route

Tour Includes:

  • Live Commentary in English by National Guide
  • Snacks & Mineral Water

Tour excludes:

  • Entrance fees to sites not mentioned
  • Video and Camera Charges Entrance fee at Gangarama Seema Malakaya