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A seasoned apparel merchandiser turned travel enthusiast, your host is a licensed open water scuba diver. She also encourages more local women to witness the beauty of the world under water. When not hosting travelers she takes the role of an experiential travel consultant. She doesn’t forget to curl up with a book every now and then.

Highlights & Features

  • Witness Colombo’s important sites
  • Travel between locations by Tuk Tuk
  • Discover the colonial influences on the city’s architecture
  • Includes: Guide, refreshments, tuk tuk ride
  • Duration: 3 hours, 9am or 3pm
  • Children: 5+
  • To wear/bring: Light clothes & walking shoes

The Full Experience

Immerse yourself Sri Lanka’s capital city, discovering its hidden gems both past and present.

Meet your host at independence square, an historic backdrop to begin the experience. From here you will travel by Tuk Tuk through winding streets that reflect both the bustling city that exists today and its colonial heritage. Reflect in the gloriously colourful Gangaramaya temple and marvel at the granite structure of Sri Ponnambala Vanneswarar Temple. It is here you will learn about the influence of Buddhism and Hinduism continue to have on one another long after their inception in Sri Lanka. After you travel through some of modern day Colombo you will reach Pettah. Your knowledgable guide will walk you through the bustling streets of this merchant city developed over time since 1656. By far the most stunning landmark in this area is Jami Ul-Alfar, a red and white brick mosque built in 1909. Marvel at its detailing before you hit a side road out of the hustle of Pettah to refresh yourself in a colonial hotel. It is from here you will travel a short distance to climb to a viewpoint unparalleled in the city. A 360 degree view awaits you. From port and sea to city views, take your time to drink in an often overlooked and under appreciated Colombo.

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