Colombo by Tuk Tuk

Private & Custom Tours in Colombo

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The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, The ideal base for starting your journey on the island, Colombo is the ideal place for entertainment, shopping, sightseeing and just enjoying city life. A jarring mix of old buildings blending with new skyscrapers and hotels, the city’s multicultural population adds the right amount of vibrant colour to Sri Lanka and gives it the true charm of the island. Stroll through the street markets, admire the colonial era buildings, visit museums and art galleries or stand in awe at the beautiful shrines of the island. Colombo by Tuk Tuk includes Colombo city, Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, National Museum, Beira Lake, independence memorial hall,   Colombo Dutch Museum, Beddagana Wetland Park or Diyasaru wetland park, Colombo shopping tour, Walking tour in Pettah and Galle face. En-route enjoy king coconut refreshment and lunch. journey will be minimum 04 hours and maximum 08 hours.
All the clients will be pickup and drop-off to their hotel or request location in Colombo. Best time to start journey is at 9.00 AM. Transport mode is by Tuk Tuk. Places of visitGangaramaya Buddhist Temple & Beira Lake  The Gangaramaya Temple is located in proximity to the Beira Lake and the complex consists of the Seema Malaka, which is perched on stilts on the lake, the main temple and a museum. Known to be over 120 years old, the temple lit up during the annual Nawan Perehera and should not be missed! National Museum & Colombo Dutch MuseumThe National Museum is a treasure trove of artefacts, sculptures, monuments and relics that date back to the pre-colonial era when Sri Lanka was ruled by kings and queens. The National Museum was founded in 1877 and is located in the heart of the city. Be sure to visit all the sections of the museum in order to truly understand the history, culture and heritage of the land. Independence memorial hallColloquially referred to as Independence Square, this national monument in Sri Lanka marked the day, time and place when Sri Lanka signed their declaration of independence from the British rule on 4th February 1948. A statue of the first prime minister stands guarding the front entrance of the monument. Though unknown to many, be sure to visit the hidden museum located under the memorial hall. Beddagana Wetland Park or Diyasaru wetland parkA treasure trove of colourful birds, the Beddagana Wetland Park is buzzing with activity and life. Follow the marked nature trail that will take you through shrubs, vines, and even a treehouse; which is great fo r observing the spectrum of endemic and migratory birds. Don’t forget your binoculars as this place is ideal for nature lovers! Colombo shopping tourWhether you’re looking for souvenirs to take back home of the tropical island or buy a heap of Ceylon tea before your flight back home, there are a number of boutiques, shops and malls for you to browse through for your needs. Walking tour in Pettah and Galle face. Colombo Fort is located in the heart of Colombo,  During the Portuguese invasion, they built a fort around the area before it was invaded bythe Dutch and then the British. The bustling street market of Pettah is situated on the east side of Fort and is great for a day of exploring and observing the local way of life. Galle Face Green is the perfect place to admire a stunning sunset and enjoy the salty sea breeze as you stroll along the boardwalk, while trying out the local street food, especially a fried delicacy known as isso wade. Towering skyscrapers and hotels on the other side add the perfect light to the city’s skyline.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • King coconut refreshment
  • 500 ml water bottle per person
  • English speaking drive
  • Assistance and lagage handling (if any)
  • Transportation by Tuk Tuk
  • Flue and Insurance for Vehicle
  • All government taxes
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Entrance tickets (if required)
  • Camera permits
  • Tips
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses