Day trip

From Negombo: Private Sightseeing Tour of Colombo City

From Negombo: Private Sightseeing Tour of Colombo City

From US$ 68 per person

Journey to the heart of the capital city of Sri Lanka in this private tour of Colombo. See its most spectacular sights including Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, and Gangaramaya Temple.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Negombo or Katunayaka.
Private group


  • Stroll down the idyllic Galle Face Green
  • Stop for lunch at Gallery Café
  • Visit the National Museum and Gangaramaya Temple
Full description

View elegant colonial buildings rising in tandem with shiny new business in the sprawling metropolis of Colombo. Greet your guide at your accommodation in the morning at 8:30 AM or in the afternoon at 1:00 PM. 

Learn more about the history of this city at sights like the prison cell of the last Sri Lankan King, or by visiting York Street with its charming remnants of old British colonial architecture. Wander through the over 100,000 exhibits in the National Museum. 

Visit one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Colombo at Gangaramaya Temple. Spend some time by the water as you se see the Galle Face promenade, the Colombo light house, and the scenic Beira Lake.

Venture through both the old and the new by seeing Colombo Town Hall, the war memorial, BMICH, Dewatagaha Mosque, and many more landmarks that comprise the interesting tapestry of the city. 

  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance Fees to National Museum and Gangarama Temple
  • English-speaking professional driver
  • Complementary bottle of water
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • All taxes/service charges.
  • Food or drinks.
  • Gratuities/tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must bring your own headphones

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that no Breakfast, lunch OR Dinner is included on this tour.
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