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Colombo: Sightseeing Day Trip with Gangaramaya Temple

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

Colombo: Sightseeing Day Trip with Gangaramaya Temple

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

From US$ 60 per person

Discover the highlights in Colombo on this day trip. Follow your guide as you explore sights like Gangaramaya Temple in Beira Lake, the Independence Memorial Hall, and Viharamahadevi park.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Please be ready at your accommodation 5 minutes before your pick-up time.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the centuries-old Buddha statues as you walk through the image house
  • Admire a rare and valuable collection of artefacts in the Gangarama museum
  • See landmarks such as independence hall and Bandaranaike Memorial Hall
  • Have stroll through hundreds tropical trees and plants in Viharamahadevi park
  • Drive through the Cinnamon garden neighborhood where colonial rulers once lived
Full description

Explore the top sights in Colombo on this day trip. Take a walk at Galle Face Green beach, Viharamahadevi park, and through the modern port. Admire religious sites like Kopanna Vidiya temple, Gangaramaya temple, and Wolvendaal Church.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your Colombo accommodation. Sit back and take in the scenery as you drive through the Cinnamon garden district where rich colonial rulers once lived. Stop at Gangaramaya temple on Beira Lake.

See hundreds of Buddha statues at the temple and visit a museum with a large collection of valuable artifacts. Travel to the Independence Memorial Hall which is built in the Sri Lankan Kandyan style. Admire its gigantic pillars and elegant stone structure.  Continue to a Hindu temple in Kopanna Vidiya. View its large and ornate gate tower. Head to Galle Face Green beach and feel the sea breeze. Go to Viharamahadevi park which is in front of the colonial-era town hall.

Walk in the newly built port, which is the biggest modern development project in Sri Lanka. Make a stop at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct. Pass Pettah market, the railway station, and the Dutch Colonial Wolvendaal Church. Return to your accommodation in Colombo. 

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Smoking indoors
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