Project Description

Our Famous Colombo Walking Tour

Experience the bustling streets of Colombo, get a glimpse of the red mosque, the one and only lighthouse combined with a clock tower, Cargills building and loads of hidden Colonial Architectural treasures.

Why walk Colombo?

Explore vibrant, colourful culture and history that goes back centuries in Colombo by foot. Feel the warm hospitality, fluent English and wealth of experience of our national tourist guide lecturers to learn the history and culture of old and modern Colombo. We are a friendly bunch of people truly passionate about showcasing the best of what Sri Lanka has to offer.

THE FORTRESS OF COLOMBO

From the Portuguese and Dutch to the British, Colombo has been the principal commercial port of Sri Lanka since the fifteenth century. Successive European powers, commencing with the Portuguese in 1518, fortified the harbor against both colonial rivals and the kingdoms of the interior.

WALKING TOUR BRIEF

START POINT

  • Entrance to the Dutch Hospital Compound. Opposite World Trade Centre, Colombo 01

HOURS

  • Daily 7.05AM, 10.45AM & 4.30PM
  • Duration Approx. 2.5-3 Hours

PRICING

  • Includes Tea or Light Refreshment
  • 27 USD
  • Free for Children Below 12

PRIVATE TOURS STARTING AT

  • 33 USD