Private Full-Day Colombo Tour with Coastal Train Ride

You will visit all of Colombo's most famous corners on this day. Live Colombo like a local. The highlight of this day-outing is the coastal train ride that is unique to Sri Lanka. Ride along the coast, take in the rich Sri Lankan culture that immerses the daily local, and eat delicious Sri Lankan food - while seeing, learning and experiencing Colombo, with your local guide.

The pulsating metropolis of Colombo is an enthralling concoction of innovation, street-culture, fashion, urbane art and antiquity, that savours its rich history whilst simultaneously evolving in pace with the contemporary world. Colombo encompasses an extensive area that houses a wide array of captivating attractions and activities.

per adult from

$183

NZD

Duration

9 to 11 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Colombo City Attractions
    • Sunset dinner at Galle Face Green
    • Guide + Driver + Transport
    • Parking Fees
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Lunch
    • Puppet Museum
    • Independence Arcade
    • Local Market
    • Coastal Train Ride
    • Local Street Art Walk
    • Gangaramaya Temple
    • Colombo Museum
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Traditional Puppet Art Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo Fort Railway Station
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Airline tickets
    • Tips
    • Visa Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo Fort
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Independence Square, Independence Avenue, Colombo 00700 Sri Lanka

    Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule with the restoration of full governing responsibility to a Ceylonese-elected legislature on February 4, 1948.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Beira Lake, 02 Colombo, Colombo 01200 Sri Lanka

    Stroll around the Beira Lake and see the temple in the centre which is a place of serenity

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Colombo Fort, Galle Buck, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Visit Colombo Fort where you will witness stunning old colonial-era architectural masterpieces such as the old parliament.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Visit the Viharamahadevi Park, the largest and best park in Colombo. Walk down local street art vendors with beautiful paintings that are unique to Sri Lanka.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Galle Face Green, Galle Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Wind-down and enjoy the sunset along the coast line of Galle Face Green, a wide stretch of greenery. A popular park for its wide range of mouth watering street food, flying kites, exercise or simply relaxing spending evenings with family and friends with the sunset alongside the Indian Ocean.

    -Popular for street food, especially the famous ‘isso vade’, deep fried prawns on spicy lentil hot cakes
    -At night, vendors sell Sri Lanka’s signature street food – ‘kottu roti’ and other specialties drawing many a crowd


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province

    Visit a local market. The streets and markets here are lively; brimming with a colorful assortment of fruits, vegetables, vivid fabrics, sweet-smelling spices, aromatic scrumptious street-food and more. Among these, the vibrant streets of Pettah are the most popular, with ceaseless shops, bargainers and travellers along its bustling boulevards. Colombo’s streets are certain to awaken the explorer in you, compelling you to seek its secrets and wander its intriguing paths.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Traditional Puppet Art Museum, Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Dehiwala, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankan Puppet Art is in a whole other league as there is hereditary significance behind it, featuring the cultural, religious, and social aspects of the local community. A deep seated traditional art portrayed through various puppet shows showcasing different characters depicting folk dances and rituals that represent the roots of Sri Lanka.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colombo Fort Railway Station, Olcott Mawatha Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Hop onto a train and ride along the coast. Take a short train ride to experience the beauty and culture that Sri Lankans are proud to show off. The hustle and bustle of the locals, walking street food vendors hopping on - it truly is an experience!

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Colombo National Museum, Albert Crescent, Colombo Sri Lanka

    Explore and discover the ancient historical heritage of Sri Lanka at the Colombo National Museum. Being the main and largest museum of the country, it stands tall and magnificent in white with pride, right in the heart of Colombo.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Arcade Independence Square, 7 Colombo, Colombo 00700 Sri Lanka

    The Arcade Independence Square is a shopping complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The building was constructed in 1889, to serve as the Jawatta Mental Asylum.In 2012 the Urban Development Authority commenced the renovation of the buildings and special care was taken to preserve their original architectural features whilst adding modern technological features and amenities.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, 61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo Sri Lanka

    The Gangarama temple is one of the oldest temples located in Colombo, and is a representation of Sri Lanka’s rich culture and tradition. A significant temple steeped in history that speaks volumes on behalf of Buddhism and its values.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Colombo City Centre, City Centre, 137 Sir James Pieris Mawatha, Colombo 00200, Sri Lanka
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Once the booking is confirmed, the driver will contact the clients to get more detailed information about the pick-up details.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by HTCey Leisure

Activity ID: V-211316P20

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