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Colombo Walking Tour With Mark Forbs

Colombo Walking Tour With Mark Forbs
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Duration:
2–3 hours
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    2–3 hours
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Walking tour of Colombo is the best way to see Colombo's amazing Fort district Learn about the city's colonial past Mark, a Colombo native, has hosted walks in Colombo for several years under the Colombo City Walks banner.Starting at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Complex in Fort and walk along the old colonial streets, away from your usual tourist spots, and seek out the colonial Dutch mansions and be a part of the history that is now commercial hub of Colombo. Explore the old Cargills building, visit the New Chinese shop, snap a picture outside the Pagoda Tea Rooms where Duran Duran filmed their iconic music video, Hungry like the Wolf, and enjoy a cup of Ceylon Tea on the balcony of the Grand Oriental Hotel while taking in the sunset views of the Colombo Harbour.End your walk back at the Dutch Hospital, formerly a hospital during the 17th century, the complex is now host to high-end restaurants, bars and shops. Relax, take a breather, admire the architecture.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Colombo's amazing Fort district still has the energy like in the late nineteenth century when the streets were teeming with ox carts and alive with the sounds and whiffs of the sea, as rubber, tea, cinnamon, kittul treacle, rope and peacocks were loaded aboard ships. Take a walking tour of the Colombo's historic Fort district Learn about the city's colonial past and pick up some photography tip Sample some fiery street food! Recap your walk over iced cold beers at the Dutch Hospital Complex Taking a walking tour is one of the best things to do in Colombo city and Mark, a Colombo native, has hosted walks in Colombo for several years under the Colombo City Walks banner. Starting at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Complex in Fort and walk along the old colonial streets, away from your usual tourist spots, and seek out the colonial Dutch mansions and be a part of the history that is now commercial hub of Colombo. Explore the old Cargills building, visit the New Chinese shop, snap a picture outside the Pagoda Tea Rooms where Duran Duran filmed their iconic music video, Hungry like the Wolf, and enjoy a cup of Ceylon Tea on the balcony of the Grand Oriental Hotel while taking in the sunset views of the Colombo Harbour. End your walk back at the Dutch Hospital, formerly a hospital during the 17th century, the complex is now host to high-end restaurants, bars and shops. Relax, take a breather, admire the architecture.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Colombo's amazing Fort district still has the energy like in the late nineteenth century when the streets were teeming with ox carts and alive with the sounds and whiffs of the sea, as rubber, tea, cinnamon, kittul treacle, rope and peacocks were loaded aboard ships. Take a walking tour of the Colombo's historic Fort district Learn about the city's colonial past and pick up some photography tip Sample some fiery street food! Recap your walk over iced cold beers at the Dutch Hospital Complex Taking a walking tour is one of the best things to do in Colombo city and Mark, a Colombo native, has hosted walks in Colombo for several years under the Colombo City Walks banner. Starting at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Complex in Fort and walk along the old colonial streets, away from your usual tourist spots, and seek out the colonial Dutch mansions and be a part of the history that is now commercial hub of Colombo. Explore the old Cargills building, visit the New Chinese shop, snap a picture outside the Pagoda Tea Rooms where Duran Duran filmed their iconic music video, Hungry like the Wolf, and enjoy a cup of Ceylon Tea on the balcony of the Grand Oriental Hotel while taking in the sunset views of the Colombo Harbour. End your walk back at the Dutch Hospital, formerly a hospital during the 17th century, the complex is now host to high-end restaurants, bars and shops. Relax, take a breather, admire the architecture.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 109121P5
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Duration
2–3 hours
Departure details
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka Colombo port
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Departure details
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka Colombo port
Duration
2–3 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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BryanMm
Katanning, Australia20 contributions
Did this walking tour with Chantelle who was excellent. This tour was the best part of Columbia. It good to hear the stories behind the pictures.
Written February 1, 2020
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