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Colombo City Walks

#11 of 306 Tours in Colombo
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Colombo City Walks
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“mark forbes”(33 reviews)
“walking tour”(35 reviews)
Safety is our #1 priority along with exceptional customer service and an unforgettable experience with your host as you walk through the picturesque streets of Fort and the mayhem of Pettah. Its been almost 7 years now, since Mark Forbes - the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Old Dutch Hospital, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 301 7091
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this walk the first day we arrived in Sri Lanka. It was a great way to get familiar with the city and the country. A pleasant stroll through the city, nothing to strenuous. Our guide Shenelle was brilliant, full of useful and interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sarahcF4613WQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on this very informative and enjoyable city walk with Shenelle. We met Shenelle and the rest of our small group at the Dutch Hospital and then proceeded through the heritage part of Colombo.After just over an hour we stopped for a drink at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathycox65
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Our tour was organised online, which was an easy process. We met Shenelle at the Old Dutch Hospital and started our tour by jumping into a tuk tuk and heading towards the Colomob fresh market. It was clear that Shenelle was very well informed in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R0hanL
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Mark Forbes ...Amazing City walking tour. We had the pleasure of travelling on a beautiful afternoon walking tour of the old heritage parts of Colombo with Mark Forbes. The highlights included seeing old buildings dating back nearly 500 years while being explained the history of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jedi66
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Throughly recommend this walking tour Shenelle was a delight. Very culturally sensitive very informative and was also happy to accommodate kids Tour started with tuk Tuks to the market , Shenelle had a very peaceful, friendly persona acknowledging the locals as long lost friends ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We did the Colombo morning walking tour with Shenelle and were happy we signed up for it. From our meeting point at the Dutch Hospital we took a short tuk-tuk ride and started at the market area and made our way through the streets of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did a walking tour with Shanelle one afternoon in September, and were blown away by her deep knowledge of the city, her personable nature and her hospitality. The tour was very well structured, starting at the old Dutch hospital and surrounding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MelbourneTau
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Shenelle Miles guided us through Colombo's historical landmarks and the Pettah bazaar district. Had we just wandered around without her expertise we would have learnt very little. Thanks to Shenelle we left Colombo with a greater knowledge of Colombo's history, it's people and its architecture....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margie B
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the morning city walking tour of Colombo with Shenelle. We were joined by one other Dutch couple She was punctual, informative and it appeared that she really loved guiding us through her magical city. We particularly enjoyed her historical knowledge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MelsPerth_Australia
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous 2-3 hour walk with shenelle around the most interesting parts of Colombo. Very informative and fun. Loved hearing about the food history and architecture of Colombo. And thanks for the beer shenelle. Best tory and james

Date of experience: August 2018
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October 29, 2018|
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Response from Margie B | Reviewed this property |
Ask Chenelle from Colombo City Walks. She may be able to tailor a personalised tour befitting wheelchair users.
Caroline P
October 1, 2018|
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Response from philboyett | Reviewed this property |
Hello Caroline, I think the tour is do-able by someone in a wheelchair. I think some care crossing streets and finding sidewalk access will both need some planning, so it would be prudent to communicate your situation to... More
June 24, 2018|
Response from Ruvi B | Property representative |
HI There, Yes, please do contact us on the email address that is at the listing of our business, We haven't got a dodgy bar tour planned for December as yet, but can slot in a regular city walk for sure. Best... More