Colombo City Tour, Colombo

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The Colombo City Tour is a unique venture launched exclusively by Sri Lanka Tourism and Ebert Silva Holidays (Pvt) Ltd.

This tourist service launched in January 2010 and has become increasingly popular and much sought after by foreign visitors and locals alike.

The Colombo City Tour is the only open deck city sightseeing service in Sri Lanka

People may enjoy the Regular 4 hour tour on a Saturday or Sunday.

We do tailor made tours as well.

For more information, we can be contacted on our 24 hour hotlines :

+94777599963 / +94777772595

e-Mail - infocct@sltnet.lk

Website - www.colombocitytours.com

City Tours:

Glimpse of Colombo

TOUR TIMES: 4.00pm to 6.30pm (Appx)

OPERATED ON: Every Weekday

COMMENCING FROM: Kingsbury Hotel

Sightseeing Highlights:

Colombo Colombo Lighthouse, The Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King, Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade with cannons of World War II, South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street with remnants of BriƟsh Colonial Architecture, Slave Island area, famous Hindu Kovil with a uniquely carved gopuram, the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city, the War Memorial, Public Library, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo to Town Hall, and many more historical and important landmarks and places that make an interesting tapestry of the life within the city limits of Colombo

Stops

• Gangarama Seema Malakaya

(Picturesque relligious edifice by world renowed

Sri Lankan Architect Geoffery Bawa

(Duration: 20 Minutes)

(Entrance fee direct pay)

• Independence Memorial

(Replica of the Audience Hall of the Kingdom of Kandy)

& Arcade Independence Square

(Duration: 30 Minutes)

Ticket Prices

Adult - US $ 25 (LKR 3,500/=)

Child - US $ 12 (LKR 1,750/=)

(Age bet 3 yrs-12 yrs)

Tour Includes

• Live Commentary in English

• Snacks & Mineral Water

Heritage of Colombo

Tour Times: 08.30am to 12.30pm (Appx)

Operated On: Saturdays & Sundays

Commencing From: Kingsbury Hotel

Sightseeing Highlights:

Sightseeing within the city limits of Colombo and the Administrative Capital including a visit to the National Museum- (Established in 1877 by Sir William Henry Gregory, British Governor of Ceylon) that display rare artifacts portraying the long and impressive history of the island Nation, or a visit to ‘Ape Gama’ Cultural Village (a recreation of the villages of yesteryear in Sri Lanka with traditional elements of daub-walled & thatched houses) Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo Town Hall, BMICH, Replica of Aukana Buddha Statue,

Diyatha Uyana- the picturesque market and landscaped gardens on the banks of

the Diyawanna Oya, Diyawannawa Lake, Parliament Complex, and many more…

Stops

• National Museum (1 Hour)

Saturday Heritage Tour Only (Entrance fee direct pay)

• Ape Gama Cultural Village (1 Hour)

Sunday Heritage Tour Only

• Independence Memorial & Arcade Independence Square (30 Minutes)

Tour Includes

• Live Commentary in English by a National guide

• Snacks & Mineral Water

• Ticket includes USD 5 Entrance Fee at Ape Gama

• Ticket offers 10% Discount at Laksala

Ticket Prices

Adult - US $ 30 (LKR 4,200/=)

Child (Age bet.3yrs-12yrs) - US $ 15 (LKR 2,100/=)



Hop on board these exciting tours to experience and witness the charm of the city of "Old and New" Colombo !
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