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Independence Square Tours and Tickets

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In the heart of the city’s prestigious 07 district and framed by palm-lined gardens, Independence Square is one of Colombo’s signature sights. The centerpiece of the square is Independence Memorial Hall, a stone monument that commemorates Sri Lanka’s independence from Britain in 1948.

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Independence Avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 00700
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Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

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Get an intimate look at the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo during this 3.5-hour sightseeing trip by tuk tuk with a small group. Travel like Sri Lankan locals do as you weave through traffic, stopping to check out city landmarks like Colombo Harbour, the Pettah neighborhood, Wolvendaal Church, Independence Square, Gangaramaya Temple, and much more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Colombo Private Tour

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Delve deeper into Colombo than you could alone in half a day on this private tour. Ride a tuk tuk around must-sees such as Independence Square and Galle Face Green as your guide shares details about them you might not have known otherwise. Plus, check out some of the Sri Lankan capital’s tucked-away gems, markets, and street snacks to gain an inside scoop on the city that most visitors miss.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.87
Price varies by group size
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$31.87
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Colombo City Day Tour

Colombo City Day Tour

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Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka. An informative guide takes you to major highlights such as the ocean-facing urban park of Galle Face Green; the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka; and the War Memorial, Independence Square and more. End your tour with some bargain hunting on a shopping excursion.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

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Spend the full day enjoying personalized attention while you sightsee, shop, and eat a Sri Lankan lunch. Stops can include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, and the Gangaramaya Temple before spending some free time shopping for souvenirs. A traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant is included. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
Price varies by group size
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$75.00
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City Tour in Colombo

City Tour in Colombo

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Visit Colombo's must-see attractions effortlessly while our guides fill you in on the need to know's!
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.54
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$40.54
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Cars with a Driver for 07 Days Tour

Cars with a Driver for 07 Days Tour

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Avoid the stress of driving yourself around in a rental car while visiting Sri Lanka with this Colombo tour and car service. Along with a super convenient pickup from the airport, you’ll get driven around the area to the places you want to visit on your time with your own planned out personalized schedule. Get up to 621 miles (1,000 kilometers) of driving distance to use in seven days with this Colombo tour package.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$466.00
per group
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$466.00
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Night Cycling from Colombo

Night Cycling from Colombo

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Explore Colombo’s historical streets on two wheels on this private evening cycle tour. Pedal around illuminated squares, landmarks, and parks in the quieter atmosphere of dusk while learning about their history. View Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple, check out lesser-known colonial-era sights, and visit Galle Face Green, the seafront green originally created by the island's Dutch rulers. Light snacks and refreshments, plus full cycling equipment included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Day Colombo City Tour

Day Colombo City Tour

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This Colombo Day city tour is specially for Transit guests & who comes to Sri Lanka for business purpose.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.84
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$70.84
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Departure Transfer : Colombo to Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA)

Departure Transfer : Colombo to Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA)

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Pre-book this private arrival transfer from Colombo City hotels  to your Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) to ending your vacation in Sri Lanka . When you ready at Hotel Lobby, your professional driver meets you and takes you directly to Airport. Relax in your private, air-conditioned vehicle and arrive at Airport safely and efficiently.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.34
Price varies by group size
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$17.34
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Colombo Tuk Tuk Adventure

Colombo Tuk Tuk Adventure

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Explore the capital of Sri Lanka on this tuk tuk tour that includes a private guide. Enjoy a completely customized itinerary that focuses on the things that interest you, accompanied by insightful guided commentary. This option is a great overview for first-time visitors or those short on time.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour Highlights

Shore Excursion Colombo City Tour Highlights

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Make the most of your time in Colombo by booking a private shore excursion. You’ll travel via private transportation and skip the hassle of dealing with crowds or multiple pickups and drop-offs. Follow a comprehensive itinerary designed to show you the best of the city, asking questions and enjoying personalized attention along the way. Highlights include the National Museum, Gangarama Seema Malakaya, Beire Lake, Jamiul Alfar Mosque, and other landmarks.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

6 Days Private Vehicle with English Speaking Chauffeur

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6 Days Private Vehicle with English Speaking Chauffeur

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Ayubowan (Welcome) on your Arrival From Airport / Colombo /Negombo, our driver will arrange your tour as your request. in this tour, you can explore the amazing spots in your surrounding area as far as you wish.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$183.20
$229.00
$45.80 savings
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$229.00
$45.80 savings
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Colombo City Tour -Experience Colombo Like a Local

Colombo City Tour -Experience Colombo Like a Local

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Let's Explore Colombo Like a Local! Isn't it sound amazing??? Join our Colombo city tour and experience unique and most amazing moments. Our experienced tour guide will take you through the most amazing sights that you could enjoy in the heart of the commercial hub in Sri Lanka.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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$26.67
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5 Days Tour in Sri Lanka (Hotels with Breakfast & Luxury Car)

5 Days Tour in Sri Lanka (Hotels with Breakfast & Luxury Car)

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Drivers in Sri Lanka is one of the best leading Tour Operator in Sri Lanka tourism industry. We offer best price and best services. Our aim is to make your Sri Lanka Tours easy and memorable with our very finest service and to positively campaign for a good, healthy and enjoyable holiday to all our customers. This 5 days tour package includes accommodation with breakfast, a luxury vehicle, an English speaking professional driver & guiding, driver's accommodation & meals, fuel, 24 hours service & parking fees.
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  • 5 days
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$386.67
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$386.67

Colombo Shore excursion - Experts In Handling Shore Excursions In Sri Lanka

Colombo Shore excursion - Experts In Handling Shore Excursions In Sri Lanka

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We are organizing day excursions & overnight tours for passengers arriving at the Colombo / Galle / Trinco / Hambantota ports. Our customized tours are designed to see the highlights in our enchanted island during the short stay. 04 - 05 Hours, Colombo Sightseeing Tour Discover the best of Colombo on a half-day Colombo sightseeing tour with an expert guide. Traveling by comfortable in an air-conditioned luxury car coach or minivan, take in Colombo. During this half day tour, learn about Sri Lanka’s capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for cruise passengers. This tour is tailored to showcase different places of Colombo, from traditional to unconventional attractions, to discover the life lived by everyday Sri Lankans.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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$26.67

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

Private Half-Day Colombo City Tour

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This is the ideal choice for first-time visitors looking to cover Colombo’s main attractions in under a day. Save time planning an itinerary and bartering with cabs; and relax as a driver-guide and private air-conditioned vehicle take you around the signature sights. Admire the Independence Memorial Hall and Beira Lake Seema Malakaya Temple; see worshippers at the Gangaramaya Temple, and learn about Colombo’s history and culture from your guide’s commentary.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Colombo City Tour from Colombo Port

Colombo City Tour from Colombo Port

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(SKU: LK81IR0400) The Colombo City Tour takes you on a journey into the heart of the capital city of Sri Lanka, to show you its most spectacular sights. View elegant colonial buildings rising in tandem with shiny new business constructions in the sprawling metropolis. Visit the ancient temples that create havens in the midst of all the bustle and hustle. Get to know Colombo's history and legends through some of its most interesting landmarks. Embark in an adventure that shows you the wonderful secrets of Colombo
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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4 Days Private Vehicle With Driver in Sri lanka

4 Days Private Vehicle With Driver in Sri lanka

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Explore Sri Lanka at your own pace with this 4-day private car and driver package. Work together with your driver to determine an itinerary focused on the places you'd like to visit; you can spend your time however you like. Enjoy the scenery and relaxing on the journey while leaving the driving to an expert.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.00
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$168.00
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Colombo Airport Transit Tour – 5 Hours

Colombo Airport Transit Tour – 5 Hours

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Friendly Guide. We are not an agent but operator. No need to pay middle man commotion. We manage everything in your tour. You relax and enjoy. We are Sri Lankan based. We know better "ins" and "outs" of the land. Your traveling with Expert Guidance. Personalized plan and Service. We give you the Best Value.
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  • 5 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Colombo City Tour

Colombo City Tour

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Colombo is the Commercial Capital and the largest city of the country. Visiting Colombo is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka and we would like to show you the major highlights of Colombo City during your visit. You will see Colonial Buildings, can experience Sri Lankan culture, tradition and can experience the modern Sri Lankan life during your tour. We bring you the best personalize guiding tour of Colombo
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.67
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$58.67

Colombo City Tour from Negombo

Colombo City Tour from Negombo

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A unique experience for travellers staying for a short while in Negombo. A great way to explore Colombo at it's best. A splendid way to do a quick round of last minute shopping that you missed out on and see the bustling city of Colombo.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Private Colombo City Tour by Car - 06 Hours

Private Colombo City Tour by Car - 06 Hours

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Colombo is the Capital and largest city in Sri Lanka. We would like to take you Colombo city tour including many famous buildings, Buddhist temples, luxury shopping centers, beach and for discovering life lived by everyday Sri Lankans.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.54
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$21.54

Colombo Day Tour

Colombo Day Tour

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Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka located on west coast. The city blends together with old colonial type building, high-rise commercial buildings and hotels.You will be able to visit most famous tourist attractions in the city including old colonial heritage places, temples, local markets, Galle face green, national museum and Viharamaha Devi park withing 5 hours time.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.99
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$29.99

10-Day Private Tour in Sri Lanka with Pick Up

10-Day Private Tour in Sri Lanka with Pick Up

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Hummingbird Paradise specialises in offering once in a lifetime experiences that will create lasting memories around Sri Lanka. Our tour packages provide a variety of life experiences for our valuable customers. During the tours, we offer plenty of attractive activities that are involved with Sri Lankan traditions, culture, adventures, nature, authentic food, religion and more. Quality and your safety during the tour is our priority.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,250.00
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$2,250.00
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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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Should I book Independence Square tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Independence Square can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Independence Square 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Independence Square costs USD 16.00. Guided Independence Square tours start around USD 16.00 per person.
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