3 to 4 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
When your cruise calls at Colombo, avoid the hassles of exploring Sri Lanka’s capital independently by booking this private tour. See all Colombo’s highlights, including the Seema Malaka Buddhist temple and Old Parliament; take photos of the Old Lighthouse Clock Tower and Independence Square; dive into Pettah’s street markets, and more—all with a guide to handle logistics and shed light on the city’s history and culture. Includes port pickup and drop-off and air-conditioned transport.
- Private Colombo city tour shore excursion
- Discover the highlights of Sri Lanka’s bustling capital
- See top attractions such as the Old Parliament and Lighthouse Clock Tower
- Visit the Ganarayama Seema Malakaya temple, a statue-lined shrine on Lake Beira
- Delve into the open-air bazaars of the colorful Pettah neighborhood
- Learn about Colombo’s history and everyday Sri Lankan life from a guide
- Group limited to 15 people for a more personalized experience
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Cruise port pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance fees to National Museum (Often visitors skip this attraction. cost 10 USD per person)
Food and drinks (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
Please do not exit the port. Please stand by the ship.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Port pickup and drop off fee 10 USD per tour payable at the time of tour check in.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- A small amount of walking is involved so comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at the time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time, and re-boarding time. Please choose the most appropriate tour departure time according to your ship timetable
- The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
- Minimum numbers apply. If minimum numbers not met, we convert the tour as a private tour or we offer the full refund.
- Stroller accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY srilankabycar.com
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
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