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Top Sightseeing Tours in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sightseeing Tours in Colombo

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Bus Tours
3 days
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$217.00
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Car Tours
10–12 hours
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Bus Tours
6–9 hours
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City Tours
4–5 hours
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$35.00
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Adventure Tours
3–4 hours
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Shore Excursions
4–5 hours
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Luxury Car Tours
4–6 hours
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City Tours
4 hours
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Luxury Car Tours
5–10 hours
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City Tours
3 hours
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$165.00
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Luxury Car Tours
3+ days
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What travelers are saying

  • Blend Balisany
    Erbil, Iraq9 contributions
    The Hello Travel agency where very professional. They organized the trip, booked hotels, arranged the transports and scheduled the visits according to my time of travel.

    Without them I could not see all these places in Sri Lanka within one week.

    Mr Dhanuka took care of everything very well. He advised me through all the necessary documents before travel and took my feedback every day for the convenience of the trip. He was so responsive if I ever needed to change anything in the plan.

    Mr Thushara, the driver and the guide, was best of his kind. He was a gentle, professional, humble driver. He had a tremendous amount of knowledge about the places that he takes me. He explained about the history, traditions, atmospheres, geography,…,etc. He was so kind and very respectful man.

    I definitely recommend them for travel and I will surely hire them again for my trip to Sri Lanka.
    Written May 5, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • linnmaren98
    Tynset, Norway2 contributions
    We booked the trip the night before, with good help from the advicor on the site. Our driver picked us up at the hotel and customized the tour for what we wanted to do. The hotels we stayed at was also really nice, with good food.
    We got the most out of the three days and are so happy with our choise. Would definitly recommend!
    Written April 14, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Storyteller763939
    1 contribution
    I had three great days with a lot of highlights Alinghi the way. Buddika was an awesome guide who arranged all the things I wanted to experience and gave me valuable insights along the way. I can definitely recommend this Tour and I would do it again.
    Written December 25, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Lucy
    1 contribution
    Our driver was so lovely and new so much about the area. He was really flexible which meant we could spend as long as we wanted to on different activities. The turtle conservation is a must and absolutely amazing to see- they’re doing such amazing work. To be honest every park of the day was amazing and unforgettable. I can’t recommend this tour enough. It’s well worth the money!
    Written April 9, 2022
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  • Happiness327986
    United Kingdom1 contribution
    We cannot rate this company more than this! A fantastic tour by Kingfisher Tours to explore and get the best sights covering in one day

    Our driver mohammed was super knowledgeable and he knows about his country very well

    Our Safari Drive at Minneriya National is fantastic, We spotted a lot of Elephants and many birds

    Highly Recommend!
    Written May 5, 2022
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  • Meander187604
    Berkhamsted, UK8 contributions
    I met Shiva at 10am having exchanged a few WhatsApp messages the day before. The tour was great - so many tastings of food ( depends how you count 11 - 20) and in places I would never have found for myself (7) . Shiva was friendly and informative and we went a variety of places.
    Highlights were an amazing samosa ( warm and moist and really tasty) at a popular short eats cafe, strange salty, sour and spicy fruits from a street vendor and the freshly made cassava chips at the market. The guy sliced the chips straight into a wok of oil. We finished the tour in a traditional restaurant where I was made to feel welcome by our lady host. A lovely Sri Lankan adventure.
    Written March 29, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • jmarti123
    Canada79 contributions
    This tour is an incredible way to see Colombo in just a few short hours. My guide was Sameer and I cannot say enough amazing things about him. He is so knowledgeable about the city and the people that live here. It’s truly impressive. Our tour started at a stunning Hindu temple. It’s unassuming from the outside, but the inside is breathtaking. We also visited a local market where I got to sample lots of fresh fruit and had a tasty king coconut. Seeing the city from the rooftop of a restaurant was stunning as well. I felt like I learned so much on this tour. I truly can’t recommend it enough. I was happy to avoid the touristy side of Colombo. If you’re a solo traveller, this is a really comfortable way of seeing the city. Thank you Sameer for such an amazing day!
    Written April 11, 2022
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  • YCA
    1 contribution
    It was a great tour and great experience. Our driver Sanchitha was very punctual, helpful and kind. He helped us a lot at anytime for all our requests. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see ancient side of Sri Lanka.
    Written April 30, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • bananawookie
    1 contribution
    It was a surprisingly nice evening tour of Colombo! Our guide Maran, who has very good command of the English language, was full of interesting information about Colombo as well as the various important buildings, temples, attractions. He is a very good driver of the tuktuk. No sharp turns or jerky motions in the hectic, crowded and crazy roads shared by cars, bikes, motorcycles, push carts, people as well as cats and dogs.

    We started the tour with Maran opening up a couple of coconuts with straws for us to drink. It was the cutest beginning to the evening’s adventure! Ice cold bottles of water and beer in a box right behind our seat were well appreciated.

    The most interesting part of the tour (for us) was the walk through the local vegetable market where you get up close and see what is offered and the prevailing prices.

    The coffee and tea tastings seemed to promote the little stores and we purchased a few packets to take back as gifts. We weren’t pressure to buy anything which was nice. These shop keepers were very mild mannered and appreciative of our visit.

    We ate very delicious traditional Sri Lankan foods and ended our tour with our hearts and bellies full.

    Our suggestions:
    - do take this tour - it’s the best way to see Colombo without walking about on foot.
    - do wear loose and comfortable clothes that cover shoulders and legs. Makes entering temples problem free. Added benefit is less bites from mosquitoes that treat these tuktuks as their very own food tasting tour through Colombo.
    - do wear slip on shoes. Preferably nothing too nice. Your feet will get dirty walking around the temples barefoot and your prized Birkenstocks will be left needing a good cleaning!
    - do pace yourself eating, otherwise you might get too full to eat the delicious last dish.
    - do mind your wallets and purses. Better yet, leave valuables locked in your hotel. The crowds can sometimes feel overwhelming.
    - ask for Maran to be your guide. You will not regret it! Have fun out there!!
    Written March 29, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Rod W
    Melbourne, Australia84 contributions
    Tuk Tu Safari is a MUST DO for those with little time to see Colombo. As a solo traveller, weaving my way through the city's notable attractions by tuk tuk was easy, fun and safe (and I'm sure couples and small groups would also have a great time). Pradeep and his colleague were great tour guides and while their business is still recovering from the impacts of the pandemic, I was made full aware of the little things that weren't yet available ie. the safari uniforms, branded tuk tuks, etc. A morning coffee at a local roaster was a great way to start the day. Temples and a fresh juice and fruit followed. Then came the markets and an impromptu stop at the Sinhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground where we snuck onto the ground. The tour finished with a traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local cafe along the beachfront. I couldn't have asked for more. . .but I did, and the guys took me back the the market for more more photos before dropping me off at my hotel. Brilliant. Service above and beyond. Can't wait to do the sunset tour when I'm back in Colombo. Thanks guys!
    Written April 30, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Silas C
    4 contributions
    It was a great tour. I even received homemade food for breakfast which tasted really great! I can only recommend it to everyone because I was really cared for and I got see such beautiful places including a natural with many elephants but very few vehicles. The guides were also really friendly and taught me a lot about Sri Lanka.
    Written March 14, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Dariusz M
    1 contribution
    The Tour was great. Maran is a super nice guy who is not just knowing the good places for good and great street food (definatly worth it), he is also a hell of a tuktuk driver. After one month in Sri Lanka and driving a tuktuk by myself, never had such a great ride in the thickest traffic in Colombo you could imagine. The open rooftop where you can stand up and enjoy the madness from above, is an experience for itself. Thank you and also for the good conversations.
    Written March 27, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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