Colombo Half-day City Tour, Private Excursion

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  • COVID-19protected
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  • Art and architecture
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  • duration 1 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • max group size 6
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Bentota, Sri Lanka
The Colombo Half-day City Tour, Private Excursion tour starts and ends in Bentota. The Colombo Half-day City Tour, Private Excursion is an explorer tour that takes 1 days taking you through Bentota, Sri Lanka and other destinations in Sri Lanka.

Take in the local vibes and learn about the history surrounding this beautiful city with a private guide and transportation. Discover the main highlights and hidden gems of Colombo, including Pettah Bazaar. There's nothing you'll miss during this experience! 

You will be picked up your respective beach resort to start the half-day city tour to Colombo. Drive along the clean streets edging the crystal white Race Course furnished today with lavish clothing, food & tea boutiques. Then we ride to Pettah and tune into the Floating Market, an offbeat shopping experience. Then head along Bauddhaloka Mawatha towards 'Arcade' facing a historic way post, the Independence Square. Later, visit the Colombo National Museum. Head along Bauddhaloka Mawatha towards 'Arcade' facing a historic way post, the Independence Square. Every designer boutique, top-notch cuisine outlet and even the 'walk-over fish tank', have revamped this colonial masterpiece into one of the trendiest shopping and hangout zones in Sri Lanka. Smell the scent of incense while listening to the chiming bells of Gangarama temple. Upon completion, proceed to your respective beach resort at around.

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioning vehicle
  • Operated with English-speaking driver-guide 
  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Colombo National Museum, Gangaramaya Temple
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities  
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Colombo Half-day City Tour, Private Excursion tour. You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 34 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 October 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 October 2021, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 34 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Colombo Half-day City Tour, Private Excursion tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Colombo Half-day City Tour, Private Excursion tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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