The largest city in Sri Lanka, Colombo is a city which was heavily influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British Colonies and that can be seen in its architecture, buildings and cuisines. There is plenty to do in this city; there are tours to cover areas for adventure seekers, wildlife enthusiasts, beach bums, history nerds and also the best sightseeing tours in Colombo. There are day tours to Sinharaja Rainforest where you can explore their lush flora and variety of fauna, take a walk in their tea plantations and discover the small villages close by. There are elephant safari through the jungles, and village tours in Habarana where you get to see the large herd of elephants in all their glory, and indulge in boat rides to witness the village life and enjoy locally made sumptuous meals. There is a day trip of turtle watching tour at Galle, where you get to witness thousands of turtles hatching their eggs and making their way into the ocean, it’s a beautiful sight to behold. So time yourself since it happens during a particular season in a year.
Discover ancient Sri Lanka at Dambulla and Sigiriya, the rock cut temples and the archaeological sites along with the ancient caves spread around these places which gives an interesting insight into the history of this place. You can experience the marine life of the reefs via boat rides along the coastal waters and disembark to visit the famous mask factory in Ambalangoda to see the master craftsmen at work and maybe shop for some artefacts or souvenirs for yourself and your friends and family. You can also enjoy an excursion to Riverston Gap which consists of two waterfalls and are a sight to behold. You can also experience the Blue Whale watching tour at Bentota and Koggala starting on a boat ride from Mirissa Harbor. So check out the some amazing sightseeing tours in Colombo for the best experiences in this quaint and lively country.