Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour Highlights

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Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour Highlights

Exploring Colombo independently and the risk of getting lost or delayed. Make things easy with a private shore excursion that whisks you around the sights smoothly and comfortably. Travel by private vehicle, visit top sights such as the Seema Malakaya Temple,shop for souvenirs at handicrafts emporiums and hear tales of local life from your driver that you'd miss if alone.
• Explore Colombo with ease on a private shore excursion from the cruise port or your hotel in Colombo
• Forget cabs or buses,sightseeing stress-free by private air-conditioned car
• See the sights, shop at markets, and hear about local life and history

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Colombo Port City, 00300 Colombo - Galle Main Rd, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka

We operate with our own fleet of vehicles to maintain our high standards of services together with our team of professional licensed tourist guides and chauffeurs who are fluent in most of the major languages required for tours. Our Customer Service, Our fleet of Vehicles & Drivers are Available for 365 days in the year, 7 days in the week & 24 hours in the Day Kingfisher Tours Srilanka truly capture and understand the needs of our valued customers. Our reputation will be developed by providing a high quality product and services Our ultimate goal is to provide an unforgettable travel experience to our clients, not just to see the Sri Lanka to experience the real Sri Lanka


Stop At: Light House Galley, Chaithya Rd, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka

The current 29-metre-high (95 ft) lighthouse was built in 1952 after the Old Colombo Lighthouse was deactivated when its light became obscured by nearby buildings as part of the Colombo Harbor Expansion project. It was opened by Rt Hon D.S. Senanayake, the first prime minister of Ceylon. Built on a concrete base which is 12 m (39 ft) high, it has four statues of lions at its base.

Due to the panoramic view of the Indian Ocean it offered, it became a city landmark. With the escalation of the Sri Lankan Civil War, public access to the site was restricted. This was due to its placement in a high-security zone as it is across the street from the Naval Headquarters and close proximity of the Port of Colombo.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Old Parliament Building, Fort, Colombo Sri Lanka

The Old Parliament Building, is the building that houses the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka. Situated in the Colombo fort area facing the sea, it is in close proximity to the President's House, Colombo and adjacent to the General Treasury Building


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

Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most important temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka, being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Beira Lake, 02 Colombo, Colombo 01200 Sri Lanka

Beira Lake is a lake in the center of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many large businesses in the city. It initially occupied approximately 1.65 km² of land 100 years ago and this has since been reduced to 0.65 km² today due to various reasons


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: Gem Museum, 43 Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw, Colombo 00300 Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been referred to as RatnaDvipa, island of gems from ages past. The moniker is well deserved for the abundance and variety of gem deposits the island is blessed with. Famed for excellent Sri Lankan blue sapphires, no less beautiful are the cat’s eyes, Alexandrites, rubies, star stones and various other precious and semi- precious gems found here.

We take you on a gem tour covering a gem museum where you will learn about the gem industry in Sri Lanka through an informative film, see a mock-up of a gem pit where you get the hang of traditional gem mining, and visit a gem and jewellery gallery where you may inspect the dazzling stones at close quarters using a loupe, learning to distinguish quality based on colour, size, luster, and the absence of imperfections. Finally you will see the stones being set in to jewellery.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Museum, Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka

National Museum of Colombo, also known as the Sri Lanka National Museum is one of two museums in Colombo. It is the largest museum in Sri Lanka. It is maintained by the Department of National Museum of the central government


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka

The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, is a convention center located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Built between 1970 and 1973, the convention centre was a gift from the People's Republic of China in memory of Solomon Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, Prime Minister


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Laksala, No 60, York Street No.215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Thummulla., Colombo Sri Lanka

Visit the Souvenirs and Handricrafts museum and shop whatever you want with ease and access

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Pettah, Colombo Sri Lanka

Explore the busy urban Colombo Life meeting the Local People and visit the Jamiul Alfar Mosque and then head to the Port to end the Tour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking : ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time"
"Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Walk out of your Cruise Ship and look for our Kingfisher Representative who will be holding a small sign board

Ports

  • Port of Colombo, 19 Chaithya Rd, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking chauffeur
  • Air-condition Vehicle (Car or Van)
  • Bottled water

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum

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