37 Best Things to Do in Colombo in 2019 (644 Reviews)

Popular Things to Do in Colombo

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala 8H ₹ 3743 5.0 star View Details
Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana 4H ₹ 1293 5.0 star View Details
Colombo City Tour For Half Day - Flat 33% off 4H ₹ 700 5.0 star View Details
Excursion to Riverston Gap in Sri Lanka 9H ₹ 5784 4.0 star View Details
Tuk Tuk Safari in Colombo 5H ₹ 4100 4.0 star View Details

Commercially, being the capital and size wise, the largest, Colombo is a proud metropolitan sitting on the west end of Sri Lankan coast. The city has its population of more than 005.600 million and its city proper has a population of about 752,993. Financially, it’s the center of the country and a very popular destination for tourists.Some of the best things to do in Colombo include sleeping over at the Planetairum, taking a dip at Negombo, riding a tuk-tuk, etc. Its location is firmly on the western coast, is located almost adjacent to a place called the Great Colombo Area, a place which includes the SriJayawardenepura Kotte, the place which is Sri Lanka’s capital, legislatively, and Dehi-wala Mount Lavinia. The reason as to why Colombo is called the capital of Sri Lanka is that Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is located well with the urban, suburban areas of Colombo. Busy and very Vibrant, Colombo is a homogenous mixture of colonial buildings, the life of moderners, and ruins. Since 10982, it has been the capital of legislature.

The very large harbor and its strategically placed position on the West coast made sure that ancient traders and merchants knew of the city almost 2,000.0 years ago. The city is where a lot of corporate offices, entertainment centers, and restaurants are.

The city is a proportionate mixture of hydrosphere and lithosphere, with a huge number of canals running throughout the city and the Beira Lake which covers an area of 65 hectares, right in the middle of the city. The lake being one of the very important and distinctive landmarks of the city was used in order to defend the people and the city. The lake hosts regattas and many theatricals on its banks. Th city experiences tropical type monsoon climate. The city experiences temperate climate almost throughout the year. Between March and April, the highest temperature that Colombo experienced is something around, 31°C. The only time there is a major, distinct weather change, is between March-April and October-January. The expectation of very heavy rain is relatively high.  The minimum temperature experienced in the city is 22°C. The average amount of rainfall is 2,500mm or 250 cm.

A popular attraction for residents and tourists if Galle Green, which is located smack dab in the middle of the city. The southern face of the promenade is marked with the Galle Green Hotel.  The most important temple in Colombo is the Gangaramaya Temple, which is a beautiful architectural mixture of Indian, Thai, Chinese, and Sri Lankan styles.

Next to the Town Hall, and the National Museum of Colombo, is the Viharamahadevi Park. It has a large Buddha Statue and is the largest, oldest park of the city, and is considered amongst one of the best things to do in Colombo.

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Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala Featured
Blue Whale Watching Tour in Bentota and Koggala

8H

About the Activity: Delight in this amazing Blue Whale watching tour, witness these huge sea animals leaping out of the water in an experience like never before.Get picked up from your hotels at around 6 AM and reach the Mirissa Harbor from where at around 6.30 AM the boats will take you to the whale watching locations. The complete activity will take around 2-4 hours, depending up on the sight of the whales.After the whale watching, continue your journey and enjoy the time visiting turtle hatchery point, where you can watch cute little turtles hatching and making their way into the sea.Continue your journey and visit the age old tradition of stilt fishing at Koggala where fishermen sit balanced far from shore atop sticks and twine, hanging fishing rods into schools of fish.Aftermath, visit the famous Moonstone mine place and followed by an exciting shopping trip to the markets of Bentota.End your trip at around 2 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels. 
Excellent

33 Ratings

5.0

33 Ratings

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INR 4,083

INR 3,743

Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana Featured
Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana

4H

Habarana

About the Activity:Habarana, located 210 km north east from Colombo is the transit point for the large herds of wild elephants at the National Parks of Minneriya and Kaudulla. Get ready for an amazing elephant safari as you enthrall in this 4 hour activity, starting at around 10 AMThe ride would take you over the main road, the pathways, villages, jungles, swamp and river. Post this embark on a boat ride to visualize local village life.Learn the unique ways and the culture of the locals during a village tour. Hop onto a boat and reach the river bank - transfer to a village house by a jeep for a scrumptious local village lunch.Return with a bag full of memories as your tour concludes at around 2 PM. 
Excellent

27 Ratings

5.0

27 Ratings

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INR 1,633

INR 1,293

Colombo City Tour For Half Day - Flat 33% off Best Seller
Colombo City Tour For Half Day - Flat 33% off

4H

Colombo

Visit Colombo, Sri Lanka’s vibrant capital, on this private tour. Traveling between the attractions by air-conditioned vehicle with your chauffeur-guide, make the most of a customizable itinerary, tailoring your sightseeing around your personal preferences. The shopaholics are entertained at the floating markets at Pettah Market to browse through a great collection of local wares and interact with the locals to know more about their culture and lifestyle. After this, the amazing half-day tour in the beautiful city of Colombo comes to and end offering a brilliant mix of sightseeing and other interesting activities. About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned private vehicle with your chauffeur-guide. -Start your tour and visit the famous sightseeing attractions of Colombo.-As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off at your hotel.Places covered:National MuseumGangarama TemplePetah MarketGalle Face GreenTimings: Morning: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Afternoon: 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm Time duration: 4 hoursStarting/Ending Point: Your Hotel from ColomboNote:-The entrance fees of the attractions are not included in the package.-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 12 people are required to book this tour.
Excellent

31 Ratings

5.0

31 Ratings

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INR 1,050

INR 700

Excursion to Riverston Gap in Sri Lanka Featured
Excursion to Riverston Gap in Sri Lanka

9H

Matale

About the Activity:Get ready to feel the essence of Riverston, located approximately 30 km from the Matale town.Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy and commence your exploration by 8:30 AM in the morning after reaching Riverston and enjoy the view until it is dusk.Visit the two great waterfalls of Riverston “Sera Ella” and “Bambarakiri Ella which will get refreshed and rejuvenated.Embark on a 4 KM trek along the Sera Ella waterfalls and passing through the beautiful dense forest. Aftermath, enjoy a lip-smacking lunch and proceed to enjoy a photography session in Pitawala Pathana trail and witness the beauty of the surroundings. At around 5.30 PM in the evening, end your trip and head back to Kandy by getting dropped off to your respective hotel. 
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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INR 6,124

INR 5,784

Tuk Tuk Safari in Colombo Best Seller
Tuk Tuk Safari in Colombo

5H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo make it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhances the glory of the country.About the Package:The Tuk Tuk Safari in Colombo lets you experience a delightful city tour experience that leads you to the prominent attractions and sights of the city in Tuk Tuk. Don't miss out the chance of witnessing the hustle and bustle of the city and spend a mesmerizing sunset moment with your loved ones.The package is inclusive of authentic Sri Lankan lunch at Curry Pot and all government taxes. You get to taste Ceylon tea at Tea triumph and receive a fresh coconut with bottled water on arrival. Besides, you are provided with an icebox with a couple of local beers along with Sri Lankan roasted cashew snack pack.Also, you are provided with comfortable transportation in Tuk Tuk along with pick up and drop off facility from the hotel. In addition, the package includes the service of an expert guide and other essentials such as hand towels, pocket tissues, hand sanitizing and first aid kit.Timings: You can book the package for 5 hours time period from the following variants available with the package.Morning: 9:30 am - 1:00 pmSunset: 3:30 pm - 8:00 pmStarting/Ending Point: Your Hotel from ColomboNote: Minimum two persons and a maximum of 6 persons are required to book the tour package.
Superb

24 Ratings

4.0

24 Ratings

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INR 4,600

INR 4,100

Colombo Walking Tour - Flat 26% off Best Seller
Colombo Walking Tour - Flat 26% off

3H

Colombo

Enjoy this city sightseeing tour of Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka. An informative guide will accompany you throughout the tour and take you to major highlights such as the Colombo Lighthouse, Largest Chandelier in South East Asia, and more. End your tour with some bargain hunting on a shopping excursion.About the tour:-The tour will start at 6:45 am and the assembly point of the tour would be the old Dutch Hospital precinct.-You get a chance to capture the blissful sunrise at the Colombo Lighthouse. -Taste a freshly cut King Coconut or ‘Thambili’ as its locally known and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the Pettah Bazzar while you walk down Main Street and see the morning come alive as people set up shop. -Visit Largest Chandelier in South East Asia and view some of the ancient coins of Sri Lanka. Also, visit The Grand Red Mosque which is better known as Jami Ul Alfar Mosque.-As the tour concludes, savor light Sri Lankan Breakfast. Start Point: Entrance to the Dutch Hospital Precinct. Opposite World Trade Centre, Colombo 1Timings: 6.45am, 11:00am, 4:00pm (daily)Time duration: Around 2.5 to 3 hoursMeals:-Light Sri Lankan Breakfast-Lunch or Evening Tea + Pot of Tea + King Coconut while we walk.
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

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INR 2,300

INR 1,700

Bbq Dinner in a Colombo Countryside House Best Seller
Bbq Dinner in a Colombo Countryside House

3H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo make it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhances the glory of the country.About the Activity:The BBQ Dinner package in a Colombo Countryside House lets you savour on a BBQ Dinner with Drinks that will be arranged in an outdoor location. The dinner would be served in a countryside house which is surrounded by a lake, river and paddy field and lets you gather a never forgettable experience. Grab the chance to enjoy dinner in such a beautiful location where you can also interact with the locals if you wish. The package provides you with BBQ Dinner, chilled beer, and welcome drinks during the activity. The package also provides the service of an experienced guide and is inclusive of government charges. Also, the package is inclusive of comfortable pick up and drop off facility from the hotel by Tuktuk.Timings: The time duration of the package is 3 hours and starts at 6 pm and continues till 9 pm.Starting/Ending Point:  Hotel from ColomboNote: Minimum 2 persons and a maximum of 15 persons are required to book the tour.
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

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INR 4,100

INR 3,700

Day Tour to Pinnawala, Peradeniya and Kandy from Colombo Best Seller
Day Tour to Pinnawala, Peradeniya and Kandy from Colombo

8H

Kandy

Kandy, a famous spot in the Sri Lankan city, imparts great richness in historical as well as religious composition. The location is widely called as the Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic that marks the habitat of several remarkable museums and iconic attractions. The spot is ideal for gathering peace and caters immense delight to the visitors.About the Package:The Pinnawala and Kandy day tour lets you experience a delightful sightseeing experience that leads you to the prominent attractions namely Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Peradeniya botanical garden, Kandy- the hill capital. Take advantage of the tour and capture the scenic spots in your lenses.The package is inclusive of comfortable transportation along with pick up and drop off facility in AC vehicle from the hotel. In addition, the package includes the service of an expert guide and entrance tickets.Timings: You can book the package for 8 hours time period that starts at 7.30 am.Starting/Ending Point: Your Hotel or residenceNote: Minimum of two persons and a maximum of 9 persons are required to book the tour package.
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

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INR 2,100

INR 1,700

Cooking Classes with Market Tour in Colombo Best Seller
Cooking Classes with Market Tour in Colombo

5H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo make it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhance the glory of the country.About the Activity:The Local Market tour & Cooking Demo with Lunch package in Colombo lets you visit a local vegetable market and discover the procedure of cooking an authentic Sri Lankan meal with the assistance of the local people in a countryside house. Enjoy lunch and explore the vegetable markets on your feet to witness the market scenario of the location and understand the composition of eatables such as fruits and vegetables in the city. Get the chance to make Sri Lankan dessert and savour on the local authentic meal.The package is inclusive of Hotel pick-up and drop off and complete transportation on a convenient Tuk Tuk in Colombo. You shall be provided with delicious Sri Lankan lunch with refreshments and water bottles. You shall also be provided with an English-speaking professional chauffeur guide. Also, the package is inclusive of all government taxes.Starting Point of the Activity: The tour activity begins with picking you up from your Colombo.Timings: The activity package will commence from 9 am in the morning.Note: Minimum 2 persons and maximum 15 persons are required to book the package.
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 3,600

INR 3,200

Colombo Night Cycling Tour Best Seller
Colombo Night Cycling Tour

4H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo makes it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhances the glory of the country.About the Package:With the night cycling tour in Colombo, you get a chance to traverse through the pleasant and energetic city of Colombo on two wheels. Witness the prominent landmarks and understand the stories behind the locations. Explore the city colors in your own way and discover the history of the famous spots.The package is inclusive of meals light snacks and refreshments. Also, you are provided with comfortable riding experience in bicycles along with safety elements such as helmet, safety glasses (on request), night-lights, illuminators, reflector vests. In addition, the package includes the service of an expert guide. The package is inclusive of all government taxes.Timings: You can book the package for 4.5 hours time period that begins at 5.30 pm and ends at 10 pm.Starting/Ending Point: Independence Square, ColomboNote: Minimum two persons and a maximum of 6 persons are required to book the tour package.
Superb

41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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INR 4,100

Historical Temple Trail of Colombo Countryside by Tuk Tuk- Flat 20% Best Seller
Historical Temple Trail of Colombo Countryside by Tuk Tuk- Flat 20%

10H

Colombo

Colombo has a great history and it is one of the most beautiful cities in South Asia.  Doing a tour in the countryside of Colombo is a great experience as there are many places of interest. This temple trail covers important temples in Sri Lanka and also savor a Sri Lankan Lunch at a restaurant with some refreshments and water during this TukTuk trail.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo or Mount Lavinia by one of our team members.-Passing some beautiful paddy fields and narrow roads, you will reach Korathota Rock Temple that has been found in nearly 6th century BC.-Now proceed to Nawagamuwa. On the way, you will stop for a light refreshment with king coconut. It's time for a Sri Lankan Lunch at a local restaurant.-After having lunch, reach Rankaduwa Buddhist & Hindu Temple and attend the puja with fruit offerings to the god. Then moving forward, visit  Kalaniya Temple which is one of the most important Buddhist sanctuaries in Sri Lanka.-As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel in Colombi or Mount Lavinia. Your tour ends here with lots of memories. Temple covered:Korathota Rock Temple Nawagamuwa Buddhist & Hindu templeRankaduwa Buddhist & Hindu TempleKalaniya TempleTimings: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Time duration: 11 HoursStarting/Ending Point:  Your Hotel from Colombo or Mount Lavinia.Note:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 6 people are required to book this tour.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 2,625

INR 2,100

Colombo Countryside Cycling Best Seller
Colombo Countryside Cycling

4H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo make it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhances the glory of the country.About the Activity:The Colombo countryside cycling tour lets you escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and experience the joy of sightseeing on riding a two-wheeler. Grab the chance to explore the countryside of Colombo and traverse through the charming lane, away from the traffic rush and crowds. The tour ends when you reach Kalaniya Historical Temple. The package provides you with Mountain bikes and helmets along with mineral water. The package also provides the service of an experienced guide and is inclusive of taxes, fees and handling charges. Also, the package is inclusive of comfortable pick up and drop off facility from the hotel by Tuktuk and ensures safety by providing first aid and back up vehicle.Timings: The time duration of the package is 4.5 hours and starts at 7 am and continues till 11.30 am.Starting/Ending Point:  Hotel from ColomboNote: Minimum 2 persons and maximum of 6 persons are required to book the tour.
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

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INR 4,500

INR 4,000

Dive Course With Stay at Colombo in Srilanka Featured
Dive Course With Stay at Colombo in Srilanka

5D/4N

Colombo

About the Activity:Colombo is the perfect location to continue your underwater education.The diving course includes the six dives over the course of five days from the PADI certified experts.Start your day with a lip-smacking breakfast, followed by the diving course the whole day.All the necessary diving gears will be provided to you at the course location. 
Very Good

35 Ratings

3.0

35 Ratings

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INR 19,052

INR 17,691

Sightseeing Tour of Southern Sri Lanka Best Seller
Sightseeing Tour of Southern Sri Lanka

10H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo make it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhances the glory of the country.About the Activity:With the Southern Sri Lanka Sightseeing Private Day Trip, you get to explore Sri Lanka’s South Coast and visit Galle, the iconic Dutch Fort and gather maximum delight. Enjoy a soothing walk over the ramparts and pathways that you witness when you reach the fort. You shall be able to visit Ambalangoda mask factory and spend good times with your loved ones by a boat ride at Maduganga Ganga, followed by a visit to the Turtle Hatchery.The package is inclusive of comfortable Hotel pickup and drop-off in Colombo, Negombo or Mount Lavinia along with the assistance of an English-speaking guide. The package is inclusive of entrances fee to Turtle Hatchery and boat ride in Balapitiya.  You also get a chance to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant along with the provision of bottled water.Timings: You can book the package for 10 hours time period that starts at 7.30 am and ends at 5 pm.Starting/Ending Point: Your Hotel in ColomboNote: Minimum 2 persons and a maximum of 9 persons are required to book the tour package.
Very Good

34 Ratings

3.0

34 Ratings

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INR 3,700

INR 3,200

Private Tour of Colombo in World War Ii Jeep-flat 20% off Best Seller
Private Tour of Colombo in World War Ii Jeep-flat 20% off

6H

Colombo

This Colombo by Jeep off-road adventure tour is the perfect option for those who prefer a unique sightseeing experience. On this private tour, you will experience a ride on an antique World War II Jeep to some of the city's most important attractions, including a bird sanctuary right outside of the city. This tour includes round trip transportation, snacks, and a video clip of your tour as a souvenir.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your centrally located Hotel in Colombo or Mount Lavinia.-You will drive to visit popular attractions. -After, you will be taken to Attidiya Bird Sanctuary where you will be able to experience a bit of wildlife just outside the city of Colombo.-As the tour concludes, you will be driven back to your hotel in Colombo.Places covered:Galle Face GreenOld Parliament BuildingThe LighthouseDutch HospitalSlave Island areaGangarama TempleWar MemorialNelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa TheatreViharamahadevi ParkTown HallRace course shopping areaIndependence SquareBandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall Attidiya Bird SanctuaryTimings: 6:30 am - 12:30 pm Time duration: 6 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your Hotel from ColomboNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 6 people are required to book this tour.
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

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INR 4,500

INR 3,600

Glimpse of Colombo by Open Deck Best Seller
Glimpse of Colombo by Open Deck

4H

Colombo

Colombo, the most prominent city in the entire vicinity of Sri Lanka is a hub that delivers the scope of adventurous activities and great tourist delight. The urban population and the diverse cultural composition of Colombo make it widely accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka. Tourists are attracted from the nook and corners of the world to witness the scenic and popular attractions in Colombo which enhances the glory of the country.About the Activity:This Glimpse of Colombo by Open Deck package in Colombo makes you gather a great delightful experience and witness the scenic beauty of Sri Lanka's premier city. Visit the prominent attractions of the city and view the blazing city crowds, absorbed in the colorful markets of the location.The package provides you with snacks and mineral water. The package also provides the service of an experienced guide and is inclusive of entrance fees. Also, the package is inclusive of comfortable pick up and drop off facility from hotel.Timings: The time duration of the package is 4 hours and starts at 3:30 pm and continues till 6 pm.Starting/Ending Point:  Kingsbury Hotel from ColomboNote: Minimum 2 persons are required to book the tour.
Very Good

27 Ratings

3.0

27 Ratings

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INR 2,000

INR 1,600

Colombo Street Food Tour - Flat 20% off
Colombo Street Food Tour - Flat 20% off

2H

Colombo

Highlights of Colombo Street Food Tour:- The Colombo food tour is a unique chance to explore the tantalizing and vibrant history of the delicious food of the country.- An English speaking guide is available to guide you through the process and help you understand the origins and history behind the food you are tasting. - Understand what traditions are followed for preparation of the food, and get a chance to experience the local culture from up close. - You will get to visit various local street vendors as well as restaurants within the city center, and five to six types of Sri Lankan cuisines will be available for you to try.- You will also get to learn about the cultural norms behind Sri Lanka’s most popular dishes. - Enjoy the sight of sizzling delicacies being prepared at the roadside stalls and dine in fine restaurants around the city. Enjoy pickles and King coconut drinks that the city is famous for, and at the end, you get to take some local sweets home, absolutely free of cost.- The Colombo street food tour is the perfect place for a foodie to enjoy a wide variety of local delicacies that will make your mouth water. - The tour will continue for two and a half hours. You will meet your tour guide at the famous Galadari hotel in Colombo and he will take you all around the city in search of finger licking food that will leave you hungrier than ever. In this Colombo street food tour, taste some delicious local food of Sri Lanka like:- Koththu- Sri Lankan Egg hoppers- Fruit pickles- Wade and other snacks- King coconut drink- Sri Lankan rice and curry- Ice creamThis tour has two time slots, your can chose any one of it according to your preferences.1) Afternoon Food Tour - 1:00pm to 3:30 pm2) Evening Food Tour - 5:00pm to 7:30 pmHow To Get There:- The closest railway station is the Fort railway station- Best way to reach to the meet up point is by hiring a local cab or tuk-tuk.Meet Up Location: Outside Galadari hotel, 64 Lotus Rd, Colombo
Excellent

34 Ratings

5.0

34 Ratings

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INR 2,325

INR 1,860

Cycling in Colombo - Flat 20% off
Cycling in Colombo - Flat 20% off

3H

Colombo

Highlights of the Colombo cycling tour:Cycling in Colombo is an enchanting experience that speaks volumes about the city’s extravagance. The idea behind this arrangement is to ensure that visitors get to witness the city’s best in a unique manner. - While on this cycle ride, one can get a detailed tour of the city and all tourist attractions. - This two-wheeled tour is ‘sightseeing with a difference’ which allows travellers to get up-close with the day to day lives of the people of Colombo as they pedal through the local markets and inside roads. - Everyone gets the opportunity to mingle with the culture and lifestyle of the city people.- The tour begins from Galadari hotel, and this journey takes one through an unimaginable expedition starting from the Fort area.- The journey is followed by a stopover at Viharamahadevi Park and Gangaramaya Temple. - The itinerary of this cycling tour is premeditated to touch all six architectural buildings in the city that includes the Independence Square, Colombo Museum and Town Hall. - The city tour will include a peek into both, the lavish area like the Galle Face and the local markets for personal shopping where members can buy remembrances to take back home. - Tourists get to spend time at the Beira Lake. - A drop back to the Galadari Hotel marks the end of this cycling tour. This activity has two slots 2:30 pm or 6:00pm. You can avail any of them at same cost.Meet Up Information: Meet up time:- 2:30 pm/6:00 pmMeet up Location:- Galadari Hotel, 64 Lotus Rd, ColomboHow to get there:- Closest railway station is the Fort railway station- You can also book a cab or tuk-tuk to get to the meet up pointNOTE:- Minimum 2 persons are required to book this tour.Minimum participation age for the tour is 12 years old.Distance to be covered on cylce: 15 Km
Excellent

25 Ratings

5.0

25 Ratings

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INR 2,044

INR 1,635

Day Tour to Bentota Village
Day Tour to Bentota Village

1D

Bentota

About the Activity:If you are looking for some tour to explore the beautiful city of Bentota, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Get picked from your hotels in Bentota at around 8 AM and began your journey with the cherishing sights in the small village that is located amidst rich greenery.Indulge in the boat safari activity in Bentota river and explore the dense forest and its greenery.Visit and admire the stunning beauty of mangrove lagoons accompanying you throughout your safari, followed by the visit to turtle hatchery point where you can have sight of turtles moving to the sea.Aftermath, take a walk to the old coconut factory and delight in the lush-greenery of Bawa garden and Herbal garden.Visit the famous Buddhist temple, post this enthrall in an exiting shopping spree before enthralling in an array of water sports available at this small town.End your trip in the evening by getting dropped of to your respective hotels. 
Excellent

34 Ratings

5.0

34 Ratings

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INR 3,062

INR 2,722

Day Tour to Ancient Sri Lanka
Day Tour to Ancient Sri Lanka

10H

About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel in Colombo at around 7 AM in an air conditioned vehicle to roam around the ancient places Dambulla and Sigiriya.First, indulge in an amazing excursion that will take you to Dambulla and explore its beautiful place adorning various quaint masterpieces that are known for enticing tourists from all over the globe.Explore Cave temple, rock cut temple and Golden temple in Dambulla and admire the awe-inspiring architecture of these age old attractions.After that visit Sigiriya Museum which is one of Asia’s major archaeological sites and know more about fifth-century urban planning, architecture, gardening and other household techniques at this archaeological site.End your amazing exploration of ancient Sri Lanka at around 5.30 PM by getting dropped off to your respective hotels in Colombo.  
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 10,207

INR 9,526

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Frequently Asked Questions About Colombo Things To Do

  1. What are some of the best things to do in Colombo?

    Colombo is situated on the west bank of Sri Lanka. Being the financial and legislative capital of a country, the city is the hub of activities. The immense amount of entertainment that tourists and locals alike receive, is incredible. Some of the best things to do in Colombo:

    • Check out the National Museum
    • Take a look at the beautiful colonial buildings
    • Take a dip at Negombo
    • Ride a Tuk-Tuk
    • Visit Dehiwala Zoo and Gardens
    • Play at Royal Colombo Golf Club
    • Take a peep at Geoffrey Bawa’s home
    •    Sleepover at Planetarium

  2. What are the best adventure activities to do in Colombo?

    The city of Colombo utilizes its utilities to a very great extent. The city has lakes, fests, coasts, gardens, planetariums and the list gets longer as time passes. The best adventure activities to do in Colombo:

    •    Trekking and Hiking
    •    Diving
    • Rock Climbing
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Whale Watching

  3. Which are must try water sports in Colombo?

    Being situated on the coast of the Country, Colombo is graced with a very big number of water sports. The deep blue sea, the clear blue sky, and everything that comes in between makes the water sports all the more enjoyable. The watersports available in Colombo are:

    •    Bubble maker diving course for children
    •    Lagoon Canoeing
    • Scuba Diving
    •    White-Water Rafting
    •    Snorkelling
    • Open water and Advance open water diving
    •    Deep Sea Fishing
    •    Sailing
    •    Bottom Fishing tour
    •    Catamaran trip
    • Water skiing
    • Jet skiing
    •    Windsurfing
    •    Banana and tube ride
    •    Speedboat
    •    Surfing
    •    Kitesurfing
    •    Kayaking
    •    Seaplane riding
    •    Paddle boating on Beira lake
    •    Wakeboarding

  4. Which all romantic things can be done in Colombo during honeymoon?

    Colombo has been blessed with scenic views, glaring suns, green trees, and beautiful weather. The lakes and gardens have a lot of hidden spots for romantic getaways, where locals and tourists alike, go to mingle.  Tailor-made for some romantic dinners, a walk, and everything romantic, Colombo is ideal for a romantic honeymoon. These are a few of the romantic things you can do in Colombo:

    • Walk on turtle bridge
    •    Candlelight dinner on a beach
    • Take Catamaran cruise
    • Go air ballooning
    • Boat ride on Madu River
    • Go for a helicopter ride
    • Go snorkeling
    •    Explore Galle

  5. Which are some famous places for scuba diving in Colombo?

    The deep blue sea that Colombo is adjacent to it allows makes it perfect to go scuba diving in. The diving centers are spread out mainly across the beaches and the divers are accompanied by locals and experts. Some of the famous places for scuba diving are:

    •    Leather Coral Reef
    •    British Sergeant
    •    Taprobane East Wreck
    •    Gorgonian Gardens
    • Great Basses
    • HMS Hermes
    • Bull Dog Reef in Kalpitiya
    •    Perseus
    •    Thermopylae Sierra
    • SS Rangoon
    • MV Cordiality
    •    British Sergeant

  6. Which are best places for wildlife safari in Colombo?

    The diverse climate, wildlife, and vegetation make the safaris at Colombo an immense pleasure. The vast array of animals, from leopards to elephants is a big plus. Out of the many Safaris available in the city, the following are the best:

    • Yala West (Ruhuna) National Park
    • Uda Walawe National Park
    •    Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve
    •    Kaudulla & Minneriya National Parks
    • National Park of Horton Plains
    •    Wilpattu National Park

  7. Which are some famous sites for camping in Colombo?

    Camping at Colombo is a dream come true for all wannabe campers. The greenery makes it so. The national parks are ideal or the scenic views and camping. The famous camping sites in Colombo are:

    •    National Camping Park of Yala
    •    National Camping Park of Udawalawe
    •    Willpattu National Camping Park
    •    Knuckles Mountain Range Camping
    •    Mahingyanaya Sarobara
    •    Vaddha Village Camping
    •    Wahawa Hot Spring Village
    •    Rainforest Camping in Kitugala Forest Reserve
    •    Kaudalla national  Camp
    •    Sinharja Forests

  8. Which are best casinos to visit in Colombo?

    Even though the word, “gambling”, instantly rings bells, nights spent at Colombo casinos are well spent. Beautifully furnished, and largely facilitated, the casinos are the hub of classy, rich people wanting to bet on something they are into. The best casinos to visit at Colombo are:

    •    Bally’s Casino
    •    Bellagio Casino
    •    Marina Casino
    • Jim’s Poker Room

  9. Which are best treks in and around Colombo?

    Trekking at Colombo is a dream come true for all wannabe trekkers. The greenery makes it so. The national parks are ideal or the scenic views and trekking. The best treks in and around Colomba re:

    •    Rainforest Trekking in Kitugala Forest Reserve
    •    Waterfall  trekking in Kitugala Forest Reserve
    • Knuckles Mountains Trek National Park
    •    Sinharja Rainforest
    • Hike to Adam’s Peak
    •    World’s End Nuwara Eliya
    •    Belihuloya Sri Lanka
    • Ohiya Sri Lanka
    •    Meemure Sri Lanka

  10. Where can I take elephant safaris in Colombo and how much will it cost me?

    Anyone who enjoys nature would enjoy the safaris of Colombo more than just a little. The entire concept of enjoying the feel of wood beneath them, and swaying under the sun, as if they were dancing to a gallop in a 1600s ball, I too much a feeling to push aside. The following are places where elephant safaris are available:

    •    Habana; $55 or Rs.3598
    •    Sigiriya; $60 or Rs. 3920
    •    Kaudalla; $57 or Rs. 3724

  11. Where can I go for tea and herb tasting in Colombo?

    The best place to enjoy tea is the plantation in itself. Visiting Colombo without checking out its tea plantations would be rather sad for any tourist. The plantations provide its customers with ample parking space. The location of almost all the tea plantations is extremely strategic. The farms have complimentary homestays, which allow a family at a time, with bedrooms opening up to a garden of its own, and are famous for making customers forget about the outside world, and makes a dream world for them, consisting of lush greenery.

    • The tea and Herb Company
    •    Ceylon Tea Supermarket
    •    Venture Tea
    •    Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka
    • The Tea and Herb Country Limited.

  12. Where can I go for blue whale watching in and around Colombo?

    We can watch blue whales in and around Colomba at:

    •    Mirissa Galle
    •    Trincomalee.

  13. How is nightlife in Colombo? What can all activities be done during a night in Colombo?

    Nightlife activities in Colombo can be experienced at:

    •    Bally’s Casino
    •    Bellagio Casino
    •    Rhythm and Blues Nightclub
    • Loft Lounge Bar
    • ZAZA Bar
    • Sky Lounge
    • ON14 Rooftop Bar
    •    Barefoot Garden Café
    •    Stirred
    •    Molly’s pub
    •    Clancy’s Irish Bar
    •    Cascades

  14. Which are best places for spa in Colombo?

    To relax is the most important thing to do. The best place to do so is a spa. The place in which one would find the best spa in Sri Lanka, the best spas of Sri Lanka are as follows:

    •    Thusare talking Hands
    •    ExSerenib Ayurvedic care and therapy
    •    Kemara
    • Spa Ceylon
    •    Angsana City Club and Spa Crescat City
    • Spa Ceylon and Boutique & Urban Spa
    •    Azmaara Spa
    •    Sidhalepa Spa
    • Prana Lounge
    • White
    • Sea View Spa
    • Amber Spa
    • Prana Yoga Lanka
    • The Om Space
    •    Ramani Fernando Salon and Spa
    • The Spa Colombo
    •    Ehishi Lanka

  15. Which are famous temples and museums that I should visit in Colombo?

    The beautiful trees, the lakes, the river, the forests, the monuments, the museums, the temples, the snow, all combine to make Colombo what it is. It is and always will be, beautiful. A number of options one has for sightseeing, romantic, or otherwise, is mind-boggling. So here is the list of some place for sightseeing in Colombo:

    •    Colombo National Museum
    • The central point
    • Dutch museum
    • J.R Jayewardene Museum
    • The Galleries of SApumal Foundation
    • The Bandaranaike Museum
    •    National Art Gallery
    •    Traditional puppet Art Museum
    • Gem Museum
    •    Currency Museum
    •    Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
    • Seema Malaka Temple
    • Sri Ponnabalam Vanesar Kovil
    •    Sambodhi Chaithya
    •    Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple
    •    Borella All Saints Church
    •    DEwatagaha Mosque
    •    Chabad house
    •    Colombo Grand mosque
    • Old Kathiresan Temple
    • St. Mary’s Church
    •    Kelani Raja Maha Temple

  16. What are must visit sightseeing attractions in Colombo?

    Colombo is the capital for the legislature of Sri Lanka. Naturally, it’s a hub of all things beautiful and is diverse in all that is sighted there.

    •    Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple
    •    Kelaniya Raja Mahal Vihara
    • Galle Face Green
    •    Viharamahadevi Park
    •    National Museum of Colombo
    •    National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka
    •    Colombo Dutch Museum
    • St. Lucia’s Cathedral
    • The Central Point
    •    Jami-Ul Aftar Mosque
    •    Pettah Floating Market
    •    Diyatha Uyana
    •    Bally’s Casino
    • Seema Malaka
    •    Bellanvilla Rajamaha Viharya
    • Water Wood Lanka
    • The Independence Square
    •    Beddegana Wetland Park
    •    Colombo Walks
    • New Kathiseran Kovil
    •    Wolvendall Church
    • Khan Clocktower
    • Galle Face Beach
    • Sri Ponnabalawaneswaram Kovil
    •    Sambodhi Chaithya
    • Mount Lavinia Beach
    •    Attidiya Bird Sanctuary
    •    Ancient Building of Ananda College
    •    Harrisons
    • Light House Clock Tower
    • Ape Gama
    • St. Peter’s Church
    • Sir Edward Barns Statue
    • New Town Hall
    •    Museum June
    • Sri Lanka Air Force Museum
    •    Kayman’s Gate
    • Old Town Hall
    •    Bellagio Colombo
    •    Chatham Street Clock
    •    National Art Gallery
    •    Elephant House
    •    Buddha Statue
    • Red Masjid

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