Private tour

Colombo: Private City Sightseeing Tour

4.7 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: Lakpura LLC

Colombo: Private City Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: Lakpura LLC

From US$ 57 per person

Discover the wonders of Colombo on a guided sightseeing tour through the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital city. See some of the city’s most iconic sights, and admire elegant colonial buildings which rise in tandem with shiny new constructions.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible—book your spot and pay nothing today. Learn more
Duration 5 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your Colombo hotel.
Private group


  • Try street food in Galle Face Green
  • Embark in an adventure that shows you the wonderful secrets of Colombo
  • View elegant colonial buildings rising in tandem with shiny new business constructions
  • Visit the ancient temples that create havens in the midst of all the city madness
  • Get to know Colombo's history and legends through some of its most interesting landmarks
Full description
Your tour will begin as you are picked up by your chauffeur at 8:30AM from your Colombo hotel. From there you will journey into the heart of Sri Lanka with a private city tour which will enable you to witness spectacular sights whilst enjoying memorable experiences. From the elegant colonial buildings to the sprawling metropolis of the city, Colombo has a multitude of sights and sounds for you to experience. With all of its spectacular scenery, this wonderful city will never cease to amaze you. Visit amazing historical landmarks with captivating stories, and learn the history behind one of the richest cultures in Asia. Embark in an adventure like never before, becoming a part of the city with this private tour. You will encounter the Colombo Lighthouse, the Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King, Galle Face Promenade (which has cannons from World War II), the south expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street (which has remnants of British Colonial Architecture, and many more. At the end of your tour, you will be dropped off back to your Colombo accommodation.
  • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for the National Museum or Gangarama Temple
  • Services of an English-speaking chauffeur guide
  • 1 liter of bottled mineral water per person
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Food or drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Meals not specified
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

Select participants and date



Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please note that no lunch or dinner is included on this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

It was perfect, new car with air conditioning, very friendly driver, ideal for visiting the city in one morning and not missing anything! I recommend.

January 6, 2020

Perfect. The guide showed up in perfect time with A / C car and showed us the best of the city explaining its history.

March 4, 2020

With 7 people booked on the tour , the van was very very small The guide was good though But the van size was cramped

March 14, 2020

Product ID: 251452