Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour

Colombo, LK
Colombo, LK
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Discover the vibrant city of Colombo on a thrilling half-day private tour. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history as you visit iconic landmarks and hidden gems. Begin your journey at the magnificent Kelaniya Temple, a sacred site brimming with spiritual significance. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Galle Face Green, a scenic ocean-facing park, and marvel at the splendor of Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka Buddhist temples. Delve into the past as you explore the War Memorial, Independence Square, and National Museum. And let's not forget about shopping! Indulge in a shopping excursion and uncover the best deals on high-quality clothing. With an informative guide by your side, this captivating tour guarantees an unforgettable experience of Colombo's charm and allure. Join us and immerse yourself in the heart of Sri Lanka's bustling capital.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 6 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Informative guided tour of Colombo
  • Visit to the Buddhist temples
  • Exploring the bustling harbor and fort areas of Colombo
  • Shopping for high-quality clothes at affordable prices
  • Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

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Colombo, the vibrant capital of Sri Lanka, is a city waiting to be explored. And what better way to discover its charm than with the Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour? This exciting tour takes you on a journey through the city's rich history, diverse culture, and stunning landmarks. Led by an experienced guide, you'll delve into the heart of Colombo and uncover its hidden gems.

What to expect?

During the Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour, you can anticipate a captivating exploration that spans approximately 360 minutes. The itinerary is carefully curated to ensure you experience the best of Colombo in a limited time frame. From the magnificent Kelaniya and Gangaramaya Buddhist temples to the iconic War Memorial and Independence Square, you'll witness the city's architectural wonders and cultural heritage. The tour also includes a visit to the scenic Galle Face Green, a popular urban park overlooking the intriguing shores of the Indian Ocean. To top it off, indulge in some retail therapy with a shopping excursion, where you can find high-quality, affordable clothing that Sri Lanka is renowned for.

Who is this for?

The Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour is suitable for anyone seeking an immersive experience in one of Sri Lanka's most fascinating cities. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply an avid traveler, this tour offers something for everyone. Solo adventurers, couples, families, and groups can all partake in this enriching journey. The itinerary is thoughtfully designed to provide a comprehensive overview of Colombo, making it an excellent choice for first-time visitors and those with limited time. Embrace the opportunity to unlock Colombo's secrets and appreciate its unique blend of modernity and tradition.

Why book this?

Embark on the Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour and unravel the captivating stories that lie within Colombo's bustling streets. With a knowledgeable guide by your side, you'll gain insights that go beyond surface-level sightseeing. Discover the city's hidden nooks and crannies, witness its captivating beauty, and immerse yourself in its diverse offerings. From the peaceful Buddhist temples that exude tranquility to the bustling markets brimming with local flavors, this tour promises an authentic Colombo experience like no other. Don't miss the chance to create unforgettable memories and gain a deeper understanding of this dynamic city.

Good to know

It's important to note that the Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Remember to bring sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, and a camera to capture the magical moments. As you explore Colombo, be respectful of the local customs and traditions, especially when visiting religious sites. The tour also allows time for lunch, giving you the opportunity to savor Sri Lankan cuisine at your own expense. With all these details taken care of, you can simply sit back, relax, and let Colombo enchant you.


Previous travelers have shared their delightful experiences of the Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour. They commend the knowledgeable guides who brought history to life and provided fascinating insights into Colombo's rich heritage. Visitors were captivated by the beauty of Gangaramaya Temple and impressed by the peaceful ambiance of Kelaniya Temple. The tour's comprehensive itinerary, covering both historic landmarks and modern attractions, received high praise. Travelers appreciated the mix of cultural immersion and shopping opportunities, calling it a well-rounded experience. Overall, guests were satisfied with the Colombo City - Half Day Private Tour, describing it as a fantastic introduction to the city and an ideal way to maximize their time in Colombo.

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  • You can book at any time before the event

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary


You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo at 8.30am and then proceed to Kalaniya Temple. Later, you will visit Gall Face Green and Gangarama Temple, one of the most important Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. After the Gangarama Temple you will visit the harbor and fort areas of Colombo and also the Independence Square located just a few minutes away from the Old Parliament building. Next you will have lunch (your expense), and then it is time to go shopping. Being a country where the economy relies heavily on the garment industry, Sri Lanka is known for manufacturing high quality clothes at affordable prices. Before the tour ends, you will be taken back to you hotel.

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