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Colombo City Tour

84 S. De. S Jayasinghe Mawatha | Kohuwala, Nugegoda 10250, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 814700
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Disappointed visit to Colombo!

We arrived to Colombo by Costa cruise.A local contracted company took us from main entry of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Serdar S
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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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Nice city

Nice city. They have maintained the old buildings which are constructed by British. Week days is... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Prasad S
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The Colombo City Tour is Colombo's first ever open deck city tour service launched by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority and Ebert Silva Holidays (Pvt) Ltd, in a public - private partnership. Ebert Silva Holidays is the leisure wing of Ebert Silva Group. Ebert Silva Touring Company Ltd is one of the pioneering and largest passenger transport companies in Sri Lanka and also the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award for the Best Domestic Tour Operator in years 2007 & 2008. The Colombo City Tour adds flavor and excitement to the touristic experience the city of Colombo has to offer, further promoting & enhancing the Tourism Industry consonant with the " Mahinda Chinthanaya " the Vision of H.E. the President Mahinda Rajapaksa. At a time when Sri Lanka's tourism industry has gained unprecedented momentum this venture enables Colombo to offer a unique touristic feature to visitors from around the world and thereby enable Sri Lanka to attain the coveted status of 'Wonder of Asia'. The imposing open-deck double decker bus of the Colombo City Tour has proved to be a magnetic 'happening' in the city of Colombo, where both the foreign and local tourists who have experienced the Colombo City have been highly impressed by the panoramic view of Colombo seen and experienced on board the open deck. Thecomprehensive and detailed live commentary enlightens the passengers of the history of this charming city with detailed descriptions of all important places and landmarks of Colombo. The Colombo City Tour is proud to introduce 02 new additions to our fleet which are 01 brand new open deck double decker and UL 305 Low deck luxurious coach. These coaches will be doing a typical Hop on Hop off tour. Colombo City Tours divide into 03 different categories which will be as follows 1. Heritage of Colombo (Saturdays & Sundays 08:30am - 12:00pm) 2. Colombo at Night (Saturdays & Sundays 04:00pm - 08:00pm) 3. Glimpse of Colombo (Saturdays & Sundays 04:00pm - 07:00pm)
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84 S. De. S Jayasinghe Mawatha | Kohuwala, Nugegoda 10250, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to Colombo by Costa cruise.A local contracted company took us from main entry of the port.The coordination and the tour programm was unsatisfied.The traffic was unbelievable bed.We spend most of our time in the jammed traffic.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Nice city. They have maintained the old buildings which are constructed by British. Week days is busy. Not much of high rise building. People are humble, kind. Lots of temples.

Thank Prasad S
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We booked our tour on the telephone with the bus company for a Saturday tour and when the bus arrived at our hotel to collect us, we were surprised it was an old purple bus rather than a red one as shown in the company...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We enjoyed this open bus tour of the city. Dont confuse it with a Big Red Bus Tour as in other cities but the staff are super friendly and the guide very knowledgeable. It stops a couple of times at interesting places including a pretty...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

this is the main city of sri lanka, you can see construction of high rise buildings hotels, food chains, when i went here, the place is crowded and the traffic is horrible, but if i will visit this, surely i will stay for a night...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

The booking is pretty easy through their website. Its a little pricy but then all these sort of tours are. They do pick up from some nearby hotels, otherwise their point is the Kinsbury Hotel. The tour guide was nothing great but gave enough information....More

1  Thank traveller_prk
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We booked this through their website. We choose the "glimpse of Colombo" tour which took place fro 4pm-6.30 pm. It was stated on the website that they offer pick ups from the hotel, which they don't. We waited at the Kingsbury and the bus arrived...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

City Tour with Humaid This was a great little tour. As there was only two of us, it was by Tuk Tuk. Our driver was extremely knowledgeable, and was able to tailor the tour to our requirements and wishes. For example, he was able to...More

Thank RobM441
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Booked the heritage tour at the evening before at their website. I was getting the message "we will contact you soon". After 2 hrs nobody contactet us, we've called them an everything was ok. Next day we arrived at Colombo Fort Station and took the...More

1  Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

- Galle Face Promenade - Old Parliament Building - Light House - Dutch Hospital - Viramahadevi Park - Duyiwanna Lake - New Parliament Complex in the midst of the lake & the Sri Lankan Navy Boat ride

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We booked it online after a google search. Ebert Silva Holidays runs it from the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo
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