COLOMBO (CAPITAL) CITY TOUR

This tour could be either one day tour, while you are transiting through Sri Lanka or part of the package tour that you have chosen with us.

One of our representatives will meet you at the Bandaranaike International Airport and take you to a hotel close to the airport for refreshment and then leave for Colombo the commercial capital of Sri Lanka and view following sites.

COLOMBO

Colombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka located on the West coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, the capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is often referred to as the capital of the country, since Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is a satellite city of Colombo. Colombo is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins with the population of about 752,993 in the city limits.
During the city tour you will visit following attractive sites within the city.

GANGARAMA TEMPLE AND SEEMA MALAKAYA

Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most religious Buddhist temples in the city and has existed for over 120 years. Originally this was an institution for oriental learning for monks and now it has been upgraded to a state university and now is a landmark in the capital city.

BANDARANAYIKE MEMORIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HALL (BMICH)

Bandaranayike Memorial International Conference Hall is the most reputed conference hall in Sri Lanka and it was build in 1976 to hold the non-align summit with the grant of Chinese Government. A multi functional complex comprising of 9 buildings and covers around 37 areas of land space. BMICH is the most popular venue to host musical, dramas, beauty pageants, conference, exhibitions and trade events and many more.

INDEPENDENCE SQUARE

The Independence Memorial Hall (also independence commemoration hall) is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from British rule with the establishment of Dominion of Ceylon on February 4th 1948. It is located at the independence square (Formally Torrington Square) in the Cinnamon Gardens Colombo.

NATIONAL MUSEUM

The Colombo Museum as it was called at the beginning was established in 01 January 1877 by Sir William Henry Gregory the British Governor of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The architect of the public works department J.G Smither was able to prepare the plane for new structure on Italian Architectural style and construction was completed on1876 and museum commenced it functions in following year.

OLD DUTCH HOSPITAL (Renovated as Shopping Centre and Restaurants)

This was the Old Dutch Hospital built in 17th century according to the Dutch Architecture and this is one of the existing oldest buildings in the city. This was the Fort police station during 1980’s-1990's and now it has been renovated to add colour and excitement to the city of Colombo which consist of restaurants, pubs, spa, handicraft and shops etc. You will be taken to Old Dutch Hospital for evening refreshments where you could experience a wonderful time.
After that set off for shopping.

SHOPPING

Colombo offers you fantastic opportunities for shopping as per your interest. You can buy world famous Ceylon Tea, famous Sri Lankan Gem and Jewellery, Handicraft, Beautiful Hand loom, Batiks in cloths and wall hangers, colourful Masks, Souvenir items, quality garments, bags, shoes, Electrical and electronic appliances in cheap prices. Shopping tour will be arranged as per your requirement and your wish. After shopping, drive through Hindu Kovil, Town Hall, Viharamadevi Park, Nelum Pokuna Mainda Rajapaksha Theatre to Gall Face Green where you can enjoy the sunset at Colombo.

After that you will be transferred either to your hotel or to the airport for departure.

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