This 3 hours and 30 minutes morning Open deck city sightseeing tour is the most exciting way to explore and experience the charm and life of Colombo – the city of ‘old and new.’ . The Colombo City Tour undoubtedly adds colour and flavour to the touristic experiences Sri Lanka’s foremost city has to offer its visitors from around the world.
You will be picked up from Kingsbury hotel where the city tour starts.
Drive through the city passing Colombo Lighthouse, The Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King, Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade with cannons of World War II, South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, Slave Island area, famous Hindu Kovil with a uniquely carved gopuram, the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city and stop at Gangaramaya Temple.
Start your drive again passing Public Library, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo Town Hall, BMICH, Replica of Aukana Buddha Statue, Diyatha Uyana- the picturesque market and landscaped gardens on the banks of the Diyawanna Oya and many more. You will have few quick stops at Sambodhi Stupa & Maritime Museum, Independence Memorial Hall, Arcade Independence Square, Shopping for Souveniors.
You will be taken back to Kingsbury Hotel.