Our walks are generally 3 - 4 hours, and are conducted in the evening-time allowing the body to battle the humidity levels and experience the wind-down time of Island culture. And most of all, to give that photographer in your midst the opportunity to create a masterpiece of Colombo City.Arrange your visit to Colombo City Walks and discover more family-friendly attractions in Colombo using our Colombo trip itinerary planning tool.
With this personalized walk, we guarantee to engage your senses and set it all a-buzz (as you will also experience (safe) local foods and beverages)
Colombo City Walks Reviews
Highly recommend this walk with Mark Forbes, as someone who was born here and left as a child it was so great to learn the history of the fort and surrounding areas. Mark was very knowledgeable and..... more »
We did this great walking tour of the Old Fort area of Colombo with our excellent guide Mark Forbes, despite the name he is a local Sri Lankan, he really knows his subject and gave us a fascinating... more »
Reviewed yesterday A unique perspective on Colombo Mark led us on a fascinating tour through the colonial architecture of Colombo. The Dutch Fort area has a unique history that Mark animates with anecdotes and photos from an archive that help to give context to the contemporary street view. The historical importance of the port, the former bustling trade and commerce of the streets and the architectural splendour of the buildings are all brought to life by Mark, who clearly shines in his role as your guide of this unique area.
A must for those who appreciate heritage and architecture... Mark has an amazingly vast knowledge of old Colombo...
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