The beauty of Colombo amidst the hustle and bustle of a weekend morning or the impending dusk of a week day or weekend evening seems idyllic. The first ever open deck city tour service helps you engage with the best of Colombo’s splendor. Find luxury lodging at Cinnamon Grand Colombo which is among Sri Lanka’s foremost Colombo hotels. Its location will ensure that you will be picked up right on time for your tour of Colombo, in a cherry hued double decker bus.
Avoid the typical weekday traffic and enjoy the city and its people as they enjoy relaxed weekends. The Colombo City Tour offers you a view of Colombo during day time every weekend from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. If you prefer the growing darkness and the transformative quality it has on the cityscape it would be best to choose the tour scheduled during the weekends and week days from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. You are sure to be in awe of the recently renovated buildings and the lighting that truly highlights the architectural magnificence of these buildings that have withstood the test of time.
Commencing from Mount Lavinia and the Old Dutch Hospital, Fort, a live commentary in English will take you through the history of certain important sites in Colombo. A brief visit to the Colombo museum and a look at the Independence square will feed your hunger for history. You will also get an idea of Sri Lanka’s multi- religious and multi- cultural background when you direct your gaze towards innumerable places of worship. A glance at the bustling Pettah market will make it clear that variety can be best observed on its busy streets. The time of day is a decisive factor. However, both day and dusk paint equally impressive impressions on those who opt to take a Colombo City Tour.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.