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8 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Colombo: See This City In A Different Colour - Just For You!

Colombo

Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
See this City in a Different Colour - Just for You!

Gangarama Seema Malakaya

Colombo-Sri Lanka

Go on a fascinating journey in the capital of the Isle Paradise to taste its cultural texture, witness its noisy streets, bargain markets and to relax watching the uprising urban lifestyle of the capital. A port city favoured by merchants of the ancient era. The commercial and the administrative hub of the country. A blend of cultures, religions and classes, blessed hinterlands and betrayed slums. 

DAY 01

Colombo, Just in 8 Hours

  • Get a pick-up from the airport, hotel or pre-established meeting point.

  • With the following sites with your Colombo guide:

    • Gangarama Seema Malakaya - one of the most important temples of Colombo, an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture. 

    • National Museum - established on 1st January 1877, by Sir William Henry Gregory, it boasts of being the largest museum in the country. 

    • Old Parliament Building- housing the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka, this Neo-Baroque-style building has held Colombo's legislature for 53 years.  

    • Independence Memorial Arcade & Independence Square - a national monument, it houses the Independence Memorial Museum.

    • Beire Lake - located in the centre of the city, the lake has many intricate canals which have aided in transporting good waterway. 

  • Time for an authentic traditional Sri Lankan lunch.  

  • Continue your tour:

    • Odel Shopping. 

    • Visit the Cinnamon Gardens.  

    • Shopping at Laksala state-owned Handicrafts Emporium - an authentic place to pick up some popular Sri Lankan handicrafts and products. 

    • Lighthouse and clock tower - built on 25 February 1857, the tower was designed by Emily Elizabeth Ward, wife of Governor Sir Henry George Ward. At 29-meter-high (95 ft), it was the tallest building at that time.  

    • Colombo Harbour - largest and the busiest port of Sri Lanka, it serves as an important terminal in Asia. 

    • BMICH -  the very first purpose-built a convention center in Asia, it combines the best of professional conference facilities. 

  • 20 USD Per Adult
  • Complete freedom.

  • Experienced chauffeurs.

  • Air-conditioned vehicles.

  • Pick up from your location.

  • Meals.

  • Snacks.

  • Expenses of personal nature.

  • Tips.

  • During the tour, you will be travelling in air-conditioned semi-luxury vehicles. The chauffeur (driver-guide) will keep the conversation informative and entertaining explaining to you the places you visit (where applicable) and the country in general and also answer any questions you have.

  • You will be picked up from a pre-established location, from the airport or from your hotel/lodge. At the end of the tour, you will be accompanied to your hotel/lodge or to the airport whichever the convenient option for you.

  • Pick up or drop off within Negombo city limits and up to Kochchikade river, Colombo city limits up to Mt. Lavinia and to/from Colombo International Airport are free of charge. For any other location please contact for a quotation.

  • Your guide will take you through the sightseeings and explain to you in detail about the attraction. The tour operator may use the assistance of local city guides where required without you being bulled for the extra service.

  • Colombo in a Different Colour - Just for You! A fascinating journey in the capital of the Isle Paradise to taste its cultural texture, witness its noisy streets, bargain markets and to relax watching the uprising urban lifestyle of the capital. A port city favoured by merchants of the ancient era. The commercial and the administrative hub of the country. A blend of cultures, religions and classes, blessed hinterlands and betrayed slums - Yes, this is Colombo, just for you! 

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