Colombo By Bus
Colombo City Tour by Open-Deck Bus
Colombo City Tour by Open-Deck Bus
Colombo City Tour by Open-Deck Bus
Colombo City Tour by Open-Deck Bus

Colombo City Tour by Open-Deck Bus

By Lakpura LLC
1 out of 5
Free cancellation available
Price is P 3,596 per adult
  • Free cancellation available
  • 2h 30m
  • Mobile voucher
  • Instant confirmation
  • Selective hotel pickup

(SKU: LK61010600) Travel on an open-topped double-decker tour bus around the city watching the most important locations that are steeped in local or old colonial history, or are unique and beautifully built by famous architects, or even the best shopping precincts to visit. This tour gives you an overview of them all to the busy traveler in Sri Lanka who is very short on time. A very appropriate tour for a flight stopover or first day in Sri Lanka.

Activity location

  • Galle Face Green
    • Galle Road
    • Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Colombo
    • Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

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Colombo City Tour by Bus
  • Activity duration is 2 hours and 30 minutes2h 30m2h 30m
  • English

LK60013400: Your tour will start at either 9:00 am or 3:30 pm on a weekday depending on your booking.
Pickup included

Language options: English
Price details
P 3,596.19 x 1 AdultP 3,596.19

Price is P 3,596.19
Until Sat, May 25

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedWhat's includedLive commentary in English by professional Guide
  • What's includedWhat's includedOpen Deck tour as per Itinerary
  • What's includedWhat's included500 ml bottle of mineral water
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedFood and Drinks
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedExpenses of Personal Nature
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedGratuities (Optional)

Know before you book

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Activity itinerary

Galle Face Green
  • 2h 30m
  • Admission ticket included
Your tour will start at either 9:00 am or 3:30 pm on a weekday depending on your booking. A tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Colombo in a red city tour bus.He will explain your itinerary and start by traveling alongside Galle Face Promenade where a number of World War II cannons are placed on display. Your tour will also pass by the following attractions. The tour guide will also stop the bus and take you to some of them for a closer look. Galle Face Promenade - a five hectare ocean-side urban park Southern Expansion of Colombo Harbor Colombo Lighthouse opened in 1952 by the first Prime Minister of Ceylon Kingsbury hotel - formerly Ceylon Continental, the first five star hotel in the island The Old Lighthouse and the Clock Tower - a Victorian landmark designed by Lady Ward and built two years prior to the Big Ben of Westminster, London The Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King The Old Dutch Hospital - the oldest building in the Colombo Fort area The remnants of British Colonial architecture overlooking the harbor area The historical Cargills and Millers and Caves buildings. Khan clock tower Slave Island - where the colonials kept African slaves in imprisonment The Lake House complex Air Force Headquarters Sri Murugan Hindu Temple Beira Lake Gangarama Buddhist Temple The ‘Seema Malakaya’ / Chapter House was designed by famous Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa The War Memorial The Colombo Public Library The National Museum Nelum Pokuna Theatre Vihara Mahadevi Park Colombo Town Hall Horton Place, the elite residential area of Colombo The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) A replica of the Aukana Buddha Statue - a 12m pure granite standing Buddha dating back to the 5th century The Cricket Board Independence Avenue Independence Memorial Arcade Independence Square - originally an asylum, now a converted high-end shopping precinct and public gathering space The historic Colombo Race Course - once used as a temporary airfield during WW II Laksala - the State owned Handicrafts and souvenirs store Your bus will stop at Colombo Town Hall so that you can take some photos of the elegant structure. You will also stop at the Independence Memorial for 15 to 20 minutes. There will be chances to do some souvenir shopping at Laksala and even optionally visit the high-end branded stores at Arcade Independence Square Your tour will be completed at 11:30 am or 6:00 pm, depending on when you started, and you will get dropped off back at your hotel. Special Locations for Weekend Tour St. Anthony’s church - the historic church was the location of the famous Easter attacks The Red Mosque Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil - a historic Hindu Temple constructed entirely out of granite The Gold Market The Old Colombo Town Hall The market The Belfry Streets of historic Old Fort trade area Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte - the location of the capital of the 14th century Kotte Kingdom Diyawanna Lake and its surroundings Parliament Drive bordered with the National Tree of Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Ironwood (Mesua ferrea) The Parliament Complex designed by the Geoffrey Bawa Note Colombo at Night Tour held on Every Weekend Enjoy a delightful boat ride on the Diyawanna Lake (Colombo at Night Tour Only) with views of interesting fauna and flora and exclusive views of the Parliment Complex. (Approximately 15-20 mins.)


Activity location

    • Galle Road
    • Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

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