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Colombo City Walks

#11 of 268 Tours in Colombo
Open Now: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Safety is our #1 priority along with exceptional customer service and an unforgettable experience with your host as you walk through the picturesque streets of Fort and the mayhem of Pettah. Its been almost 7 years now, since Mark Forbes - the...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Old Dutch Hospital, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 301 7091
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our tour was organised online, which was an easy process. We met Shenelle at the Old Dutch Hospital and started our tour by jumping into a tuk tuk and heading towards the Colomob fresh market. It was clear that Shenelle was very well informed in...More

Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mark Forbes ...Amazing City walking tour. We had the pleasure of travelling on a beautiful afternoon walking tour of the old heritage parts of Colombo with Mark Forbes. The highlights included seeing old buildings dating back nearly 500 years while being explained the history of...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Throughly recommend this walking tour Shenelle was a delight. Very culturally sensitive very informative and was also happy to accommodate kids Tour started with tuk Tuks to the market , Shenelle had a very peaceful, friendly persona acknowledging the locals as long lost friends ....More

Thank travelbugs20143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Colombo morning walking tour with Shenelle and were happy we signed up for it. From our meeting point at the Dutch Hospital we took a short tuk-tuk ride and started at the market area and made our way through the streets of...More

Thank RenateG140
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a walking tour with Shanelle one afternoon in September, and were blown away by her deep knowledge of the city, her personable nature and her hospitality. The tour was very well structured, starting at the old Dutch hospital and surrounding...More

Thank MelbourneTau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shenelle Miles guided us through Colombo's historical landmarks and the Pettah bazaar district. Had we just wandered around without her expertise we would have learnt very little. Thanks to Shenelle we left Colombo with a greater knowledge of Colombo's history, it's people and its architecture....More

Thank Margie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the morning city walking tour of Colombo with Shenelle. We were joined by one other Dutch couple She was punctual, informative and it appeared that she really loved guiding us through her magical city. We particularly enjoyed her historical knowledge...More

Thank MelsPerth_Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous 2-3 hour walk with shenelle around the most interesting parts of Colombo. Very informative and fun. Loved hearing about the food history and architecture of Colombo. And thanks for the beer shenelle. Best tory and james

Thank Tory M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Sri and Lakshmi were fantastic hosts. We tried so many different foods and had a great experience of the cultures. Went to eateries we would probably normally not walk into. Glad we did it on our first day. It’s a must do!!!

Thank Happiness566796
Reviewed 24 August 2018

My family went on a Colombo City Walk with Shanelle. She was excellent! Not only was she informative, filled with interesting and knowledgeable information, but she was delightfully fun to be with! She explained the history of a building while playing entertaining games with my...More

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Caroline P
1 October 2018|
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Response from philboyett | Reviewed this property |
Hello Caroline, I think the tour is do-able by someone in a wheelchair. I think some care crossing streets and finding sidewalk access will both need some planning, so it would be prudent to communicate your situation to... More
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kdipti
24 June 2018|
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Response from Ruvi B | Property representative |
HI There, Yes, please do contact us on the email address that is at the listing of our business, We haven't got a dodgy bar tour planned for December as yet, but can slot in a regular city walk for sure. Best... More
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Chrisv3626
7 February 2017|
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Response from Ruvi B | Property representative |
Hi Chris, unfortunately not, as he is booked for an exclusive excursion 15th and 16th! Would that be the only day you are in town?
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