50 Best Colombo Tour Packages - 2020 (361 Reviews)

The long list of Colombo tour packages will not only keep you occupied throughout your holiday, but will also enlighten your knowledge in any fields. Colombo is rich in its history, culture and nature, making it a famous spot for different kinds of travellers. The city thrives in history due to its colonization in the past by the Dutch, Portuguese and British. There are still strong traces and stamps of the cultures of these countries in Colombo reflected by its architecture, colonial buildings and heritage monuments. While history is a major flank of the tourism in this city, the nature reserves and spots contribute equally to the tourism industry. Not only has Colombo preserved its natural sites but has also been hosting a varied range of animals giving them protection and survival. The city is clearly a dream destination for history buffs and nature lovers. The locals of Sri Lanka are extremely friendly and that makes the place feel like home for travellers flying in from all over the world. The country’s tourism has been thriving over the years and all these factors mentioned owe to its growth.

 

Although, Colombo has stuck to its past and basks in history and culture, it has equally managed to develop simultaneously in terms of trends and overall economy. The city is seen to have some high-raised westernised buildings and extremely good shopping places to visit. Thus, it offers a perfect combination of ancient and upcoming culture making it a place for everyone to enjoy. With so much of details and the best Colombo tour packages, it is not very easy planning a quality trip to this place. To help you with planning your trip to Colombo, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to give you a clear idea of what to look out for. Hope this helps:

Popular Colombo Tour Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana 4H ₹ 1293 5.0 star View Details
Day Tour to Sinharaja Rain Forest 1D ₹ 4559 3.0 star View Details
Day Tour in Coastal Sri Lanka 11H ₹ 8506 3.0 star View Details
Yala Safari Day Tour 1D ₹ 6260 3.0 star View Details
Tea and Herb Tasting Tour in Colombo 4H ₹ 3403 3.0 star View Details
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Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana Featured
Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana

4H

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

Starting from

INR 1,633

INR 1,293

Day Tour to Sinharaja Rain Forest
Day Tour to Sinharaja Rain Forest

1D

About the Activity: Embark on a day tour to Sinharaja rain forest reserve to see the nature's gifts being lulled and preserved.Get picked up from your hotels in Sabaragamuwa at around 6 AM and start your tour by taking a walk in the tea plantation estates and delight in the lush-greenery surrounding you.Aftermath, start your exploration of  Sinharaja Rain Forest, which is rich in vivid range of flora and fauna, and enjoy the presence of various animals and reptiles delighting in this wild experience.Continue your journey, drive to the beautiful paddy fields and acquaint yourself more about the local rice cultivation, methods and later pay a visit to the rubber plantation and know more about this local produce.End this delightful day trip by paying a visit to the solacing Big Buddha Temple before getting dropped to your hotels in the evening. 
Very Good

39 Ratings

3.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,899

INR 4,559

Day Tour in Coastal Sri Lanka
Day Tour in Coastal Sri Lanka

11H

About the Activity: The journey of a sightseeing tour through coastal Sri Lanka begins as you are picked up from your hotel in Colombo at around 7 AM and proceed towards the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery that aims to protect the sea turtles and their eggs where you can witness the turtles hatching and crawling towards the ocean. Thereafter, you will be proceeding towards Madu Ganga, where you can enjoy a river safari for 1.5 Hours.The evening brings with it, a visit to Galle Fort and the lighthouse which is built in the Dutch style of architecture.End your amazing exploration trip of coastal Sri Lanka at around 6 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels in Colombo. 
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,186

INR 8,506

Yala Safari Day Tour
Yala Safari Day Tour

1D

About the Activity: Delight in an exciting session of jeep safari. Enthrall in this 4 hour long safari that provides you with ample memories to cherish for a lifetime.Admire the age old tradition of stilt fishing where fishermen sit balanced far from shore atop sticks and twine, hanging fishing rods into schools of fish.Post this visit an ancient temple, Moonstone mine place and cinnamon garden – enjoy the tangy aroma while walking through this spice garden.Visit paddy fields and know more about the local rice cultivation, methods. NOTE: Pick-up and drop from the hotel till the location of the activity. Difficulty Level: Easy.
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,464

INR 6,260

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Tea and Herb Tasting Tour in Colombo
Tea and Herb Tasting Tour in Colombo

4H

About the Activity:Take a short drive from Colombo at around 10:00 AM, to a family-owned tea workshop that harvests luxury flavors.If you are a tea enthusiast, then this tour will enable you to witness the beautiful and refreshing tea estates and workshop that is owned by a family.It is here that you can get an insider’s view into the beginning of your favorite cuppa, right from gathering, grading to refining.You will also be embarking on a tasting session of special Ceylon Tea and a blind tasting session where you can learn to distinguish between tastes.You can also learn the secrets of tea and herb mixing and create your own personal blend and keep it.The day tour will definitely help you in reconnoitering new tastes and flavors of your morning beverage, end this tour at around 02:00 PM.
Very Good

37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,743

INR 3,403

Tour to Kandy and Hatton in Srilanka
Tour to Kandy and Hatton in Srilanka

5D/4N

About the Activity:Get an amazing experience of sightseeing and adventure by indulging in a 5 D/4 N tour in Hatton and Kandy in Sri Lanka.Stay in Tea Hills bungalow in Hatton for two nights and enjoy the scintillating view of two major water falls.Indulge in a trekking also there and get ready to visit one of the primary tea production center in Hatton and taste good tea.Visit Kandy, another popular tourist place and enjoy shopping in the city.Make a visit to the spice garden for experiencing different types of spices, relish the stay at Kandy hills bungalow for two nights.
Very Good

25 Ratings

3.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 30,619

Bike Tour with Tea Tasting in Galle
Bike Tour with Tea Tasting in Galle

12H

About the Activity:If you are looking for some amazing and adventurous cycling trip, this tour is a perfect fit for you. Your trip begins at 07:30 AM, by meeting at Sri Lanka Bicycle Trips shop and proceed to Galle Fort, from where the cycling trip will startCycle along vast stretches of paddy fields and coconut farms, before you stop for a lip-smacking lunch at around 1 PM in the home of an aristocratic Lankan family. During your lunch, acquaint yourself about their authentic culture and traditions and also get a chance to learn a few words from their language. Aftermath at around 3 PM start cycling again and reach the tea factory, where you can witness the process of tea making and also can taste various types of teas.Leave from the tea factory at around 4.15 PM and cycle till the Galle Fort where you will drop your cycles.Transfer back to Colombo from Galle Fort and after reaching there at 7.30 PM. end your tour.
Very Good

37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

Starting from

INR 10,500

Scenic Tour of Sigiriya on an Air Plane
Scenic Tour of Sigiriya on an Air Plane
About the Activity:Escape from the monotony of everyday life and explore the magical beauty of a paradise island in an air plane around Sigriya. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of some of the most iconic landscape of Sigiriya as you soar on a journey to remember. This scenic flight will give you 20 minutes of surreal bliss, covering the places of Sigiriya.Admire the view from above as you take a scenic flight that covers Sigiriya Rock, Dambulla, Giritale, Hingurakgoda, Gal Oya and Habarana.
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,526

INR 8,506

Tea Hills Tour in Sri Lanka
Tea Hills Tour in Sri Lanka

5D/4N

About the Activity:Get picked up from Colombo Katunayake International Airport and reach Kithulgala after two hours drive.Enjoy white water rafting for some time and reach to Hatton where you will be accommodated at the Tea Hills Bungalow.Fill your second day with the lovely view of Devon and St. Clair Water falls and trekking is also possible there.Reach the Tea Castle to see a demonstration of tea production and enjoy your lunch there.Arrive at the famous Kandy Hills for a better shopping experience and enjoy a traditional dance show there and relax yourself at Kandy Hills Bungalow.Get driven to the Sigiriya Lion rock and climb up to the top and enjoy  the overwhelming views on the top.Listen to various tales about Sri Lankan cuisines while you visit the Spice garden and get relaxed with a herbal head and foot massage before you get back to your hotel.On the last day visit Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, enjoy an elephant ride too before getting dropped off to airport.
Very Good

24 Ratings

3.0

24 Ratings

Starting from

INR 54,433

Highland Tour From Colombo to Pinnawala and Kandy
Highland Tour From Colombo to Pinnawala and Kandy

11H

About the Activity: This highland tour from Pinnawala to Kandy begins as you get picked up from your respective hotel in Colombo at around 6 AMProceed towards the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, where you can see elephants being bathed and fed and acquaint yourself with the lifestyle of these majestic creatures.Aftermath, proceed towards Kandy and visit the famous Tooth Relic Temple and see the hilly regions of Sri LankaDuring your trip in Kandy, also visit Gadaladeniya Temple, Lankathilaka Viharaya, Embekka Devale and Peradeniya BotanicalEnd your amazing highland exploration tour of Sri Lanka at around 5 PM in the evening by getting dropped off to your hotels. 
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,165

INR 7,485

Lake Bird Watching Tour in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Lake Bird Watching Tour in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

3H

About the Activity:Enthrall in this delightful bird watching tour that provides you with a blissful and an unparalleled experience.Delight in the frequent spotting of various known and rare bird species along Weerawila Lake, Pannagamuwa Lake, Debarawewa Lake, Tissa Lake and Yodha Wewa. This pleasing tour kick-starts at around 05.30 AM and ends at 9.00 AM. Rivet in this amazing experience along with family and friends.Relish the jeep safari to the destination early morning with a soothing atmosphere to nurture you beside.
Superb

35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,547

INR 3,310

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The transfers was very comfort , safe and secure and we enjoyed the ride a lot.
The transfer was on time. Driver was so nice and experienced and everything was perfectly managed.
Excellent
Had a great experience with this tour, never thought we could wave around this much of the City!
Very nice discovery of Colombo's food and people. Great way to break into a new country.
We are so glad to note we had a wonderful and memorable ride on board the Colombo City Tour..! It's great we 'captured' the real essence of Colombo in that short period of time... amidst the hustle and rush in the busy commercial capital.
The vehicle was in a good condition. Neat and clean, the driver had good driving skill plus he was a knowledgeable guide.
It was a very comfortable ride from Colombo to Negombo as the driver was very professional. Got the deal at the best price.
The transfer service was very good and the driver was professional and knew where we had to go. Nice service by thrillophilia!
Our driver was knowledgable, polite and friendly, we reached Galle on Time.
the transfer was on time and the driver was an experienced one all thanks to Thrillophilia forthe arrangement.

People Also Ask About Colombo Tours

  1. What are the top attractions on a sightseeing tour in Colombo?

    Colombo has quite a lot of tourist attractions to keep your itinerary packed. Some of the top tourist attractions in Colombo are:

     

    • National museum – a place for history lovers and architectural junkies
    • Dehiwala Zoo – also known as National Zoological Gardens of Srilanka, can witness a range of protected animals like elephants, chimpanzees and sea lions.
    • St Anthony’s Church – famous church of Colombo
    • Attidiya Bird Sanctuary – provides shelter to more than 50 different bird species alone
    • Mount Lavinia – the sunset views from this heritage hotel is unbeatable
    • Traditional Puppet Art Museum
    • Dutch period museum
    • Old city hall – an architectural marvel left over by the British Era
    • Beira Lake – duck paddle boats, picnics and adventure at this lake are common activities.
  2. What are the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Colombo?

    Although Colombo is low key with its activities, the city has some lovely things to do with your partner during your honeymoon. Here are the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Colombo:

     

    • Ride on a hot air balloon and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the beautiful city in the silent skies with your loved one.
    • Enjoy a candlelight beach dinner
    • Take a private cruise on sailboats or catamaran rides during sunset
    • Have a romantic tree top dinner
    • Experience a tented camp amongst the wildlife of Sri Lanka
    • Snorkel with your partner in Pigeon Island
  3. Where can I go on a whale watching tour in Colombo?

    Colombo has a few unusual tours to offer to its tourists and whale and dolphin watching is definitely on top of this list. The top whale watching tours in Colombo are:

     

    • Mirissa Whale watching day tour
    • Raja and the Whales Tours
    • Dondra point is a popular spot for whale watching too
  4. Which are the best tours to experience wildlife in Colombo?

    Although the island is small, it is warm enough to host a range of animals. Sri Lanka offers a variety of wildlife options and the best places to experience a wildlife tour are:

     

    • A safari to Yala
    • Kumana National Park
    • Wild world in a park
    • Wilpattu national parks
    • Uda Walawe National Park
    • Bundala National Park
    • Sinharaja Forest Park
    • Pigeon Island National Park
  5. Which are the most popular areas to go for a shopping tour in Colombo?

    Colombo has an array of shopping spaces to indulge in some Quality shopping. Some of the top picks are:

     

    • Odel – high profile departmental store
    • Barefoot  - for designer shopping
    • Plate –great place to find antiques, old book collections, etc
    • Paradise road – variety of original home wares and designer items
    • Selyn – colourful and stylish local handlooms
    • House of Fashion – Outlet store with high quality textile at low prices
    • Dilmah Tea shop – an upmarket shop to buy some quality tea bags
    • Kala Pola Art market – display of local artworks
    • Laksala – government run arts and crafts shop
    • Arpico – Imported goods like gadgets, cosmetics, food and more
    • Gandhara – stylish designer shop, great shopping for luxury gift giving.
  6. Which are the best museums to visit in Colombo?

    The city of Colombo has a rich history which is displayed through its museums. Museums tours in the city are great for history buffs and cultural lovers. Some of the must visit museums in Colombo are:

     

    • Colombo National Museum
    • The Dutch Museum
    • Independence Museum
    • Traditional Puppet art museum
    • National Railway museum
    • Geoffrey Bawa house
  7. What are the places perfect for heritage tours in Colombo?

    Colombo has some extraordinary heritage sites that will be a treat to cultural and heritage lovers. Here are our top picks for a heritage tour in Colombo:

     

    • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
    • Dambulla caves
    • Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
    • Nalanda Gedige
    • Viharamahadevi Park
    • Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara
  8. Where can I go for a trekking tour in Colombo?

    Srilanka is great place for adventurous treks amongst the hills and especially the forests. Here are some popular places where you can go on a trekking tour in and around Colombo:

     

    • Dambulla – Sigiriya trek
    • Sinharaja Rain Forest walk – great for bird watching
    • Udawalawe Safari
    • Rainforest trek at Kitulgala Forest reserve
    • Waterfall trekking at Kitulgala
    • Galle Fort
    • Madu river
    • De-route and trek to Knuckles mountain range
  9. Which are the top camping experiences in Colombo?

    With forests and plenty of nature filled spaces, Sri Lanka has numerous spots where you can experience the best camping at. The top camping sports would be:

     

    • Yala National Park Camping
    • Udawalawe National Park Camping
    • Wilpattu National Park Camping
    • Camping at Knuckles mountain range
    • Camp on the banks of Mahiyanganaya Sorabora Lake
    • Vaddar Village Camping
  10. Where can I enjoy an elephant safari in Colombo?

    Colombo is home to some gigantic elephants and thus there are many adventurous elephant safaris being offered to the tourists. Some of the best places to experience an elephant safari near Colombo are: National Park of Minneriya and National Park of Kaudulla. However, Habarana is the transit point for herds of elephants moving into the parks and you can witness these herds from a distance.

     

  11. Where can I enjoy the famous sea plane ride over Colombo?

    The Sri Lankan Air Taxi is the most famous sea plane ride to take anywhere in Sri Lanka. It covers many of the popular regions to the island to watch from a view. The usual routes are over to the towns of Galle, Tangalle and Kandy.

  12. Which are the best day tours to do in Colombo?

    Some of the best day tours to experience in Colombo are:

    • Sigiriya Day tours
    • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
    • Peradeniya Botanical Garden Day tour
    • Sinharaja rainforest walk and bird watching day tour