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Colombo City Day Tour

Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka. An informative guide takes you to major highlights such as the ocean-facing urban park of Galle Face Green; the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka; and the War Memorial, Independence Square and more. End your tour with some bargain hunting on a shopping excursion.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Evening Tour: Colombo Tuk-Tuk Food Safari

Combine food tastings with sightseeing on a private 4-hour evening tour of Colombo by tuk-tuk. Climb into a comfortable, customized tuk-tuk with a private driver-guide, and delve into Colombo’s bustling streets to enjoy the sights, culinary delights, and city lights. Ride by famous landmarks, explore the hottest entertainment spots, and make food stops to sample local staples and snacks. Enjoy the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks stowed inside your tuk-tuk cooler as you explore.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

Book this 5-hour private half-day Colombo City Tour to explore Colombo National Museum, Independence Memorial Hall, Independence Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, Beira Lake and Seema Malakaya Temple, The Lighthouse and Colombo Fort Clock Tower.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day-Trip to Yala National Park Including BBQ Dinner on the Beach

Experience the incredible wildlife of Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park during this 6-hour private excursion. Scout for elephants, bears, leopards, and deer in a park considered to be among the best in the world for up-close wild animal encounters. Cap off the trip with an evening beach visit with included wine and a barbecue dinner. All entrance fees, dinner, and a bottle of wine are covered.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Shore Excursions Colombo port passenger Terminal Colombo City tour

• pickup from Colombo port passenger terminal  • 100-year-old clock tower, • several British-Built colonial buildings • Red mosque , • colorful Pettah Bazaar • Hindu temple • Gangaramaya temple • Beire Lake • Slave island railway station  • Cinnamon gardens • Victoria park  • Independence Square • Bandaranaike memorial International Conference hall BMICH • Shopping at Laksara Handicraft ,Gem Museum  • free WiFi Zone • Galle face green • Old Parliament • drop off at Colombo port passenger terminal
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion Colombo port passenger Terminal Colombo Highlights for 2 people

• pickup from Colombo port passenger terminal  • 100-year-old clock tower, • several British-Built colonial buildings • Red mosque , • colorful Pettah Bazaar • Hindu temple • Gangaramaya temple • Beire Lake • Slave island railway station  • Cinnamon gardens • Victoria park  • Art Gallery • Independence Square • Bandaranaike memorial International Conference hall BMICH • Shopping at Laksara Handicraft , • Gem Museum  • free WiFi Zone • Galle face green • Old Parliament • drop off at Colombo port passenger terminal
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Colombo City Tour

We provide the best of Colombo in 6 hours. Pack you things up and let's enjoy the beauty of Colombo!
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Shore excursion Colombo port passenger terminal Colombo city tour by Tuk Tuk

Colombo Passenger Terminal sits right in the heart of the city, so you can pack a lot of sightseeing into a short shore excursion. Make the most of even a brief stay as you explore the city in your own personal tuk-tuk 3-wheeler on this half-day tour. Highlights include: Gangaramaya Temple, Pettah Market, the Red Mosque, Beire Lake, Old Parliament Building, and Independence Square. Tour excludes any entrance fees.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Tuk Tuk City Tour in Kandy

Three Wheeler, "Tuk-Tuk" has become a part of the Sri Lankan culture. Well qualified and expereinced tuk-tuk drivers will offer the best service with the description about each place. You will find its very interesting to ride in a tuk - tuk.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Muthurajawela Bird Watching Tour

Muthurajawela Marsh, translated as ‘Swamp of Royal Treasure,’ is home to a variety of interdependent flora and fauna. This 3-hour tour provides a memorable experience in the coastal wetland ecosystem situated toward the southern end of Negombo Lagoon. Take a bird watching tour by boat in the wetlands and keep an eye out for crocodiles, monkeys and 75 species of birds. Enjoy light refreshments and round-trip transport by tuk-tuk from your Negombo hotel.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Elephant Jeep Safari - Minneriya National Park - 3 hours private jeep safari

• Morning (5.30am) or afternoon (2pm) - arrange with guide after booking. • Hotel Pickup + dropoff from Habarana area (free) • Hotel Pickup + dropoff from Polonaruwa/Sigriya ($15 extra charge paid separately) • 3 hour tour of Minneriya National Park • Comfortable Jeep • Maximum 5 people • English speaking guide • Water bottle included • National Park Entrance fee is paid separately in cash (roughly 4500 rupees per person)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursions Colombo Passenger terminal Colombo city by Tuk Tuk

• pickup from Colombo port passenger terminal  • 100-year-old clock tower, • several British-Built colonial buildings • Red mosque , • colorful Pettah Bazaar • Hindu temple • Gangaramaya temple • Beire Lake • Slave island railway station  • Cinnamon gardens • Victoria park  • Art Gallery • Independence Square • Bandaranaike memorial International Conference hall BMICH • Shopping at Laksara Handicraft ,Gem Museum  • free WiFi Zone • Galle face green • Old Parliament • drop off at Colombo port passenger terminal
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Wilpattu National Park Safari

Book a morning, afternoon, or full-day safari, and meet your personal driver-guide at Wilpattu National Park. Head inside (own expense), board your private 4x4, and explore the dirt trails around the reserve, Sri Lanka’a biggest wildlife sanctuary.As you explore, learn about the reserve’s geography and species from your guide, and scan the forests, grasslands, lakes, and brush. Keep your camera ready for sightings of leopards, usually spotted near the lakes, and sloth bears; and watch for elephants, deer, jackals, wild pig, and water buffalo.Look, too, for wetland birds like Storks, spoonbills, and egrets, including migratory species (November-March), and perhaps spot reptiles like mugger crocodiles, monitor lizards, snakes, and the rare Indian star tortoise. Other species include pond and soft-shelled turtles, and varieties of butterfly like the Blue Mormon and Crimson Rose.Your safari concludes when you disembark your 4x4 at the park entrance.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Colombo City Tour

Colombo (derived from Sinhalese name Kola-amba-thota which means "mango harbour" altered by the Portugese to honour Christopher Columbus, is the cultural  capital and largest city and commercial center of Sri Lanka. The new administrative capital of Sri Lanka is Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. the Tour will take you along the ancient building , architecture temples and and a drive along the residential area of Cinnamon Garden.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Tea Plucking and Tea factory tour from Nuwara Eliya

Sri Lanka was once called Ceylon, and the name still holds for one it’s a major exports: tea. With this tour, skip passive vacation pastimes for a tea plucking experience on a plantation. Get on the field with estate workers, grab the necessary tools, and spend some time picking tea leaves. You’ll also witness all aspects of the tea-making process on a guided tour of a tea factory.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Minneriya National Park Private Jeep Safari from Habarana

Get a thrilling look at the elephants of Minneriya National Park during this 3-hour private Jeep safari. Travel to a wilderness refuge known for hosting one of the largest gatherings of Asian elephants on earth (each June through September), observing these giant creatures as they drink, feed, and congregate. The chance to observe numerous species of birds, amphibians, and fish is an added bonus.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cycling Day Tour in Bentota

Explore the countryside of Sri Lanka by bicycle and learn about the local lifestyle in the fishing village of Bentota . During an approximate 18-mile (30-km) ride, you’ll pedal past scenic locations with stops at coconut and rubber plantations along the way. Visit Kande Viharaya, a hilltop temple and home to an enormous Buddhist statue. Your 5-hour bike tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off, snacks and beverages.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Night Cycling in Colombo

Explore Colombo’s historical streets on two wheels on this private 5-hour evening cycle tour. Pedal around illuminated squares, landmarks, and parks in the quieter atmosphere of dusk while learning about their history. View Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple, check out lesser-known colonial-era sights, and visit Galle Face Green, the seafront green originally created by the island's Dutch rulers. Light snacks and refreshments, plus full cycling equipment included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Colombo City Tour

Get a comprehensive tour of Colombo on this half-day excursion. First-time visitors or those short on time in Sri Lanka's capital city will enjoy learning about the city's culture, history, architecture, and modern-day life through guided commentary. Highlights include the Cinnamon Gardens, the Old Parliament, Beire Lake, the National Museum, the Gangarama Seema Malakaya, and other important sites.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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River Fishing Day Tour at Balapitiya River

Go fishing on the Madu River of Balapitiya and engage in traditional fishing customs, accompanied by a local guide. Watch fishermen making their way in row boats to collect the catch of the day using fish kraal construction. Slip past the mangroves and cast your rod as you search for blue kingfishers, pond herons and other wetland birds. Enjoy an island lunch with chilled beer and hotel transport by tuk-tuk from Bentota, Beruwela or Ahungalla.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Cycling Tour: Discover Colombo by Cycle in the Morning

With its wide flat avenues and sea breezes, Colombo is a fun city to explore by bicycle. With this private tour through the city, you'll get a chance to visit many of the city's prettiest attractions, including the Galle Face Green, Arcade Independence Square, and the Town Hall, with plenty of time to stop and take photos along the way. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Colombo City Tour with English Speaking Chauffeur

On this Private Colombo City Tour, you can see the top sights of the nation’s capital in one day, with all transportation and entrance fees included. Travel by ac private car or van, where you’ll take a panoramic sightseeing tour past major landmarks like Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, Independence Square. Plus, visit Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, Old Parliament building, Colombo Fort and Galle Face Green.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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James Taylor's Tea Story Tour from Kandy

Steep yourself in the origins of Sri Lanka’s tea industry thanks to this 6-hour private exploration of the famous Loolkandura Estate. Learn about the creation of this historic tea plantation and its founder James Taylor, as you explore his legacy and discover the tea cultivation and production process. All entrance fees, plus water and snacks, are included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Lagoon and Village Cycling Tour in Galle

Head off the beaten track on this 3-hour tour of Galle with an easy 7.5-mile (12-km) bike ride, led by a local guide. Pedal at your own pace down mostly dirt and gravel tracks past lagoons, mangroves and tropical palms. Meet locals on a village tour and visit a Buddhist temple built in the 18th century. Witness local industries including crab catching and rope making; learn about local flora and fauna; and stop by a coconut factory for a refreshment.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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