Private Colombo City Tour With High Tea In Taj Samudra Hotel

Cultural & Theme Tours in Colombo
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Tour description

Explore Colombo City with a local in an air-conditioned vehicle. During this 6 hour tour, learn about Sri Lanka's capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for first time visitors.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: OTN World, Colombo, Western ProvinceWhen you travel as a OTN World client, you can rest assured knowing that we will strive to take care of any problem you may encounter. With emergency support available 24 hours a day, help is just a phone call away. We are committed to resolving any emergency that may arise and will do our utmost to satisfy immediate needs.Stop At: Colombo National Museum, Colombo, Western ProvinceNational 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 governmentDuration: 1 hourStop At: Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, Colombo, Western ProvinceSeema Malaka is a Buddhist temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The temple is mainly used for meditation and rest, rather than for worship. Situated in the Beira Lake, the temple was originally constructed in the late 19th centuryDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Colombo, Western ProvinceThe Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct is one of the most attractive shopping centres in the country. The building was originally a hospital during the Dutch occupation of Sri Lanka, and is considered to be the oldest building in the historic Colombo Fort area. It was also used as a police station and an apothocary, before it was finally converted into its current role in 2011. The building is centred around two courtyards, which sometimes host live music. It has a few cafes, restaurants, shops and bars. It's a nice place to stop and enjoy the shade, and with low slung tiled roofs and attractive colonades. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Independence Memorial Hall, Colombo, Western Province‹ The template Infobox building is being considered for merging. ›Independence Memorial HallIndependence Commemoration Hall.jpgIndependence Commemoration HallIndependence Memorial Hall is located in Greater ColomboIndependence Memorial HallLocation in greater ColomboAlternative names Independence Commemoration HallGeneral informationLocation Cinnamon Gardens, ColomboCoordinates CoordinatesConstruction started 4 February 1949[1]Completed 1953Owner Ministry of Cultural AffairsTechnical detailsFloor area 10,000 sq. ftDesign and constructionArchitect Tom Neville Wynne-JonesOther designers Shirley D’AlwisIndependence Memorial Hall (also Independence Commemoration 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[2] to a Ceylonese-elected legislature on February 4, 1948. It is located in Independence Square (formerly Torrington Square) in the Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo. It also houses the Independence Memorial Museum.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Old Parliament Building, Colombo, Western ProvinceThe 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 BuildingStop At: Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo, Western ProvinceViharamahadevi Park is a public park located in Colombo, next to the National Museum in Sri Lanka. It is the oldest and largest park of the Port of Colombo. Situated in front of the colonial-era Town Hall building, the park is named after Queen Viharamahadevi, the mother of King DutugamunuDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Colombo Fort Railway Station, Colombo, Western ProvinceThis is the main railway station situated in the heart of Colombo. The building was built and put into operation in 1908. At present, the station consists of 10 platforms and caters 0.2 million passengers daily. It consists of passenger waiting rooms, changing rooms (utility rooms) and cafeterias. Station has special arrangements for disabled persons. The main seat reservation counter of the Sri Lanka Railways too is at the Colombo Fort Railway Station.Stop At: Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Western ProvinceThe 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 MinisterDuration: 5 minutes

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-condition Car or Van
  • Bottled water
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What's not included

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