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Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

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Explore Colombo City with your private chauffeur in an air-conditioned luxury car. During this 4-hour tour, learn about Sri Lanka's capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for first time visitors.
  • Experience the best of Colombo as you wish on a private half-day tour
  • See the Parliament, Clocktower, temples, and hear their history via a guide
  • Opt to shop, eat, and visit museums, with food and tickets at own expense
  • Suits first-time visitors, with hotel, port, and airport transfers included
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Colombo hotel, cruise port, or airport, and settle into your private, climate-controlled vehicle. Then, let your guide know what you want to see before heading into the bustling streets. As your tour is private, your itinerary can be tailored around you. Pass markets and monuments as you hear about Colombo’s ancient and colonial past, and gain insight into its cultural and religious mix. See Independence Memorial Hall and Cinnamon Gardens and take photos of sights such as the Old Parliament, Lighthouse Clocktower, harbor, and more. Opt to visit the National Museum to chart Sri Lanka’s history and explore the Gangarama Seema Malakaya temple on Beira Lake. Plus, if you wish, shop for souvenirs at malls and handicraft emporiums, and enjoy an optional food break (own expense) to sample local cuisine. Your tour finishes back at your hotel, the port, or airport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
All guest houses, homestay units and AirBnB.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point, port or airport
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Port pickup and drop-off for cruise ship/other ship passengers
  • Tips, gratuities and expenses of personal nature
  • Foods and drinks
  • Port entrance for cruise ship passengers 10 USD ($10) payable directly to the driver
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please advise TOUR START TIME you prefer would like to secure at the time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 10 July 2019

perfect transit tour - it was perfect for 14 hour of layover I had .. I was able to make best of my time and Thanks to Sri Lanka by Car - Sri Lanka is very safe and I highly recommend this tour for everyone....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 741niting
Reviewed 18 June 2019

My driver picked me up at my hostel in Colombo and took me to several places before driving me to the airport for my flight out. We covered the Buddhist Temple, the Hindu Temple, the Red Mosque, the Dutch Reformed Church, past the Lotus Tower,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 7 March 2019

We were picked up at the ship and given an excellent overview of Colombo by Lunar our driver and tour guide. His knowledge was excellent and highly recommended. We were returned to the ship with plenty of time to spare. Thanks Lunar

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank philrcyprus
Reviewed 9 February 2019

We stepped off the Maasdam at the Colombo port where our driver Malinda promptly met us with his beautiful clean vehicle. We were taken to the National Museum, Independence Square, the Vihara Buddhist Temple and other sites, all at our own pace. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank 25hourstoDestin
Reviewed 5 January 2019

We were assigned a different driver at the last minute. He did his fair bit of the job by driving us around and introducing us to the various sightseeing locations in Colombo city. However, we felt that the trip was not properly planned and he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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15 October 2019|
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Response from Pathum_Rodrigo | Property representative |
Yes. That's absolutely possible. We take you to visit all the places listed here in the tour description.
5 April 2019|
Response from Pathum_Rodrigo | Property representative |
Yes. We welcome customizations!
31 March 2019|
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Response from Pathum_Rodrigo | Property representative |
Yes. We can make it 10 am
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