We will pick you up from the airport, hotel or any other place and take you round to see the important attraction for a new visitor. We take you for shopping if you want (Sri Lankan souvenirs, Sri Lankan items, Tea, spices, Clothing, Wedding suits etc., ). This can be on the first days of your travel or on the last days before u leave.
In case, in addition to the above, if you need, we can drop you at the airport. Please just request - if you need an extra airport drop.
We offer you a Colombo sight seeing and shopping trip at a very affordable and enjoyable way. The trip mentioned here will be in a tuk tuk for your enjoyment. However if you request for the same trip by a car, van or bus we can arrange it for you according your need.
We will stop at the places of interest for tourist and you can take a few photographs and we can move to the next place each place we can give a few minutes 5 - 7 minutes so that we can cover more place. We will visit at least 10 places around Colombo. The whole visits can take 2 - 04 hours depending on the traffic and the time we spent at each places.
The National Museum of Colombo
The National Museum of Colombo was established in 1877 by the British Governor Sir William Gregory which is the largest Museum in Sri Lanka. It has a good collection of historical work. This is an ideal place to understand the island’s richest past. The Museum is open from 09 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.
Galle Face Green
South of Colombo along with the lined palm trees of Galle road is the Gall face Green. Along with the a greenish seafront you can enjoy the evening breeze and view the sun set. It’s a crowded place on Fridays and Saturday evenings. Adjacent to the Galle face green is the popular colonial styled Galle Face hotel. Cannons which were used during wartime is still lies along the cost line of the Galle Face Green.
Kelaniya Temple of Sri Lanka
Kelaniya is a famous Buddhist temple located about 8 km away from Colombo which is sited on the Kelani River. It is believe that the Buddha visited Kelaniya in order to quell a quarrel between two Nāga leaders.. The temple has become famous because of the beautiful paintings and sculpture.
Dehiwala zoological garden is located in a beautiful landscape covering an area of 11 acres. This was first started by a German business family during the year of 1926. In the year of 1930 this was acquired by the Sri Lankan government and further improved. Dehiwala Zoo is home for many different animals such as many mammal species, birds, reptiles and fish species. Many endangered species can be seen here as well. The most attractive event of this place is the evening elephant show, starting at about 5.15 pm.
Bere Lake is located in the middle of Colombo. The island in the middle of the lake and the surrounding tree line make it a beautiful place. This lake was built by Portuguese and the lake was connected with many water was. Portuguese used theses water ways as their transportation needs.The water level of the lake is 1 meter high from the ocean. There are many wetland birds can be seen in this lake.
Bellanwila Athidiya Wet Land
Closer to the Bellanwila temple (Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya)this wet land covers an area of 372 hectares. This place is ideal for watching birds especially migrant birds during the months of September and April. Flock of birds from countries like Siberia, India and Europe can be seen in this place. Not only migrant birds you can enjoy watching many species of local birds as well. There are about 52 species of butterflies out of the 242 species found in Sri Lanka can be seen in this wet land.
Shopping in Colombo
There are wide varieties of shopping complexes within the Colombo city all of them are with all the facilities. Most of the shopping malls are fully wi-fi enabled. If you are looking goods for less prices Pettah bazaar is the ideal location. You can buy almost anything you want but this is always busy and crowded. If you move along the Gall road you can find shopping malls like Majestic City, Liberty Plaza and Crescat which are very popular among locals as well. You can buy garments, handicrafts, books, leather goods and many more. Prices are very competitive. ODEL and Arina are another shopping malls which are very popular among tourists. The shops in Main Street of Pettah mostly sell readymade garments.
Общение с гостями
Decent, poiite, English Speaking driver guides will be taking you around Colombo City.
Другие важные подробности
We will take care of your trip with at most care so that you will come back again or refer your family or friends to us the next time.
We can negotiate
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