"Three hours to experience Colombo like a local never missing any attraction!"
A fascinating journey through the vibes & sounds of a multicultural, multi-religion capital. Crowded street markets, slums and uprising urban life style of the war torn country. We are taking you to witness Colombo as it is, thourgh its Victorian architechture, its monasteries and Kovils. Bargain street markets and chic joints. All to remember and take good memories of Sri Lanka with you!
Below you find the outlined itinerary of the morning and evening tours. Select the most suitable for you.
Your tour is conducted by a veteran chauffeur. Who will pleasantly narrate the city, it's attractions and keep good company thourgh out the whole tour.
Travelling comfortably is the secret to truely relaxed travelling. We will be using air-conditioned luxury vehicles to conduct our tours assuring your comfort at all the times.
Want to spend more time visiting a Temple? or want to do some personal shopping during the tour? Just let your chauffuer knows it. He will plan and adjust the itinerary to suit your needs.
We can pick you up from your hotel, from the airport or from the port (airport/port meet & greet OPTIONAL) if you are a cruise passenger. Please let us know in advance, we arrange the rest.
The following itinerary covers all the major attractions of the city. But, we guarantee that our tour is more spicy with occational de-tours on off-the beaten paths & unconventional showing you even the miserable aspects of our capital.
The chaotic Pettah markets definitely worth a visit to see the ordinary disorderliness. Pettah market is an amazing experience for bargain shoppers. It's noisy, sticky, smelly, hot and crowded with it's narrow streets and shops and stalls of merchandise.
This 1600 Dutch built hospital is considered to be the oldest building in Colombo fort area. It's been used for several different purposes like fort's police station until 1990. Today this restored old building houses some of the Colombo's best caffè's and restaurants.
The Colombo Fort was once indeed a fort during the European era, today the central commercial district and administrative hub for government departments and cooperate offices. The fort area is a mixture of buildings from many eras of the cities past. The most notable of residences of the fort is the President's House, official residence of the President of Sri Lanka.
This 1887 built enormous cathedral is the Sri Lanka's biggest church (Open 5:30am - 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 7:00pm). The cathedral's outer looks are inspired by St. Peter's in Rome.
Gangaramaya Temple is the center for the most extravagant Vesak festivals in Colombo and Navam Perahara in February each year. Seema Malakaya Meditaion Center - Designed by the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa and run by Gangaramaya Temple this small but eye catching meditation center is famous for it's bronze Thai Buddha statues.
Visit Odel and Barefoot designer outlets for creative local merchandise mainly cloth-ware. Barefoot has combined vivid colors in to local clothing coming up with a nice collection of he/she dresses. Has selling point in Galle.
Very nice sightseeing of the city in a comfortable car and with a professional and caring guide (Kumar). For an half day it was a perfect solution and we definitely can recommend this agency. Another note of merit: for a little delay in tour start, we were offered, without asking, a lift to the airport as compensation. We highly appreciated this goodwill gesture.
An amazing trip both in sight seeing and knowlage of the tour guide which was just outstanding plus the ability of the driver to deal with what I would call craziness of the roads.
Best way to see Colombo is to book a private car. Takes you to the most interesting sights as well as others you'd like to see. We were very satifsied with our driver, excellent and clean car
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