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Colombo City Tour provided by South Lanka Tours - Day Tours

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The name "Colombo", first introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be derived from the classical Sinhalese name Kolon thota, meaning "port on the river Kelani". It has also been suggested that the name may be derived from the Sinhalese name Kola-amba-thota which means "Harbour with leafy mango trees". Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815, and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948. In 1978, when administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo was designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo Commercial City of srilanka, Cheack in to the to the hotel and colombo city tour -- Dutch Church, Pettha market, Fort business district, Gall face beach,Hindu Temple Carvings,
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Duration
1–7 days
Inclusions
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nathalia G wrote a review Apr 2019
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You'd be absolutely missing out if you came to SL and did the tour with anyone else but South Lanka Tours. Having Udara to guide us and travel with us was an experience of its own and probably the reason why we are so eager to go back. He is a very kind, knowledgable,
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Date of experience: March 2019
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  • Duration: 1–7 days
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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