1. Sri Lanka
  2. Western Province, Sri Lanka
  3. Colombo

Colombo: Half-Day City Tour

Product ID: 252337
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Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. The journey of your tour will be Highlights of Colombo. Explore Colombo City.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Valid 1 day
Starting times 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM, 6:30 PM
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

Your hotel in Colombo
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Discover the best of Colombo's architecture
  • Admire panoramic views of the city
  • Immerse yourself in the Sri Lankan way of life
Full description
Discover both the modern and traditional areas of Colombo and learn more about the city's colonial past on this tour, from a 100-year-old clock tower to British colonial-era buildings.

During this tour, visit the Old Parliament, explore the affluent residential areas and admire the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall, a gift to Sri Lanka from the people’s republic of China. Immerse yourself in a fascinating blend of cultures, religions, and socioeconomic classes and experience daily life for Sri Lankan residents.

You will see attractions such as the Sambodhi Chaithya Buddhist Temple, the lighthouse, Red Mosque, the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, the Town Hall, and Independence Square. You may also choose to visit a handicrafts emporium for a spot of shopping if you wish. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the tour.
  • Bottled water
  • English-speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• You must remove footwear and hats and cover shoulders and knees when in religious temples
• A valid passport will be required on the day of travel
• This tour is subject to favorable weather conditions — if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
• If you are arriving by cruise ship, please use the shuttle bus and meet your guide near gate number 1A, where they will be waiting with GetYourGuide name board

From US$ 15 per person

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Product ID: 252337