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Colombo: City Highlights Guided Private Tour by Tuk-Tuk

1. Colombo: City Highlights Guided Private Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Visit significant highlights of Colombo such as Gangaramaya Temple the Most Visited temple in the city, the Gangaramaya Temple which organizes Sri Lanka’s largest and the most colorful Vesak festival annually. Then you will be escorted to Sri Kailawasanathan Swami DevasthanamKovil (Hindu Temple) this, Jami-UI-Alfar Mosque (Red Mosque) one of Colombo’s oldest mosques. Pettah Market in Colombo’s biggest, most functional market space thereafter Independence Square, the ocean-facing promenade of Galle Face Green, Dutch hospital, and more.

Colombo: City Street Food Tour by Tuk Tuk

2. Colombo: City Street Food Tour by Tuk Tuk

This Colombo tour takes you around the best spots of the city with a focus on foodie destinations. Enjoy 360-degree views of the city, visits to famous monuments, and the opportunity to try new flavors along the way. After pickup from your hotel in Colombo, take off on a convertible tuk tuk (three-wheeler), each holding up to two passengers. The tuk tuks are very comfortable and have many facilities including onboard coolers, high-end sound systems, and 2-way radios. The three-wheelers also have wet weather covers, and umbrellas are provided for bad weather conditions. Once settled into your tuk tuk, travel to the giant local produce market in Pettah and experience the noise, smells, and sounds of this place, where thousands buy the best vegetables to take home. Go for a walk along Galle Face Green afterwards, then savor egg hoppers, normal hoppers, tempered kadala (chickpeas), prawn vade (shrimp balls), and parippu vade (lentil fritters) in the street food stalls that line the Green. As an added perk, enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available on the tuk tuk. As you explore, get the prime opportunity to luxuriate your taste buds with cheap, delicious food sold by street sellers as well as expensive, equally delicious food from boutique restaurants. If you are a foodie, then this will provide the ultimate food experience. At the end of the tour, get dropped off if you are going right back to your hotel. If you choose to have further fun and continue the evening, your chauffeur will be able to provide you with information on the best places to do so. You can select one of these places and get dropped off there too.

From Colombo: Private BBQ Dinner in a Countryside House

3. From Colombo: Private BBQ Dinner in a Countryside House

18:00: You will be picked-up by a Tuk-tuk from your hotel in Colombo. 19:30: You will be taken to a countryside house in Colombo to enjoy a memorable BBQ dinner with beer under the stars in an illuminated surrounding with fire torches and lanterns. You will be served hot and delicious BBQ cooked in the smoker which brings you exceptional tenderness and flavor. Help yourself to the sauce of your choice tableside. You will never forget the flavor of this wonderful BBQ dish. 21:00: You will be taken back to your hotel or drop-off in your preferred location in Colombo.

Colombo: Historical Temple Countryside Trail by TukTuk

4. Colombo: Historical Temple Countryside Trail by TukTuk

08:00 You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo or Mount Lavinia by one of our team members. 09:45 Passing some beautiful paddy fields and narrow roads, you will reach Korathota Rock Temple that has been found nearly 6th century BC. According to the historical information, there are many hidden and mysterious stories behind this temple. You will have to climb a short and non-strenuous climb of 10-15 minutes to reach the cave temple. There are around six caves in this temple with a unique insight for each. 11:30 Leave the temple and proceed to Nawagamuwa. On the way you will stop for a light refreshment with king coconut. 11:30 You will reach the Nawagamuwa Buddhist & Hindu temple which is an archaeologically protected monument in Colombo which date back to a BC era. This Hindu Temple is popular among people for its wonders and blessings of Goddess Paththini. 13:30 Enjoy a Sri Lankan Lunch at a local Restaurant. 15:00 Reach Rankaduwa Buddhist & Hindu Temple and attend the puja with fruit offerings to the god. Speak to a monk and learn about these traditions before leaving the place. 16:45 Arrive at the Kalaniya Temple which is one of the most important Buddhist sanctuaries in Sri Lanka as it is one of the three locations that the lord Buddha has visited in Sri Lanka. Lord Buddha visited Kelaniya to stop the war between two brothers called ‘Chulodara’ and Mahodara’ over a jewel encrusted throne. 18:00 Leave the temple and proceed back to your hotel in Colombo or Mount Lavinia. You will be dropped of at about 19:00hrs in your hotel.

Colombo: 4-Hour Countryside Cycling Expedition

5. Colombo: 4-Hour Countryside Cycling Expedition

Explore the countryside around Colombo by bike with an experienced local cycling guide. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Colombo and taken by tuk tuk to the Parliament Building where you’ll meet your guide for an exciting 4-hour countryside cycling expedition. Your cycling guide will first give you a brief introduction to the tour and its safety requirements. Then, head out into Colombo’s countryside and explore the city surroundings and the landscapes, paddy fields, water tanks, and bird sanctuary. Pass by Diyawana Oya Lake and go off-road for a small distance before arriving at Kelaniya Temple, a politically significant temple in Sri Lanka’s history. After visiting this sacred temple, you’ll bike back into Colombo where you’ll be returned to your hotel by tuk tuk.

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