top5 What to do in Colombo

With the city being continuously developed, Colombo has turned into a business and financial hub. But are you wondering what to do in Colombo? Well, Colombo has various activities and sights ranging from natural landscapes to cultural sites. You’re never going to run short of things to do in Colombo! Here are some of our favorite spots.

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Top activities in Sri Lanka

Incredible Local Adventure: Hike the Bible Rock in a Day

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€35.00 p.p.

Galle Day Trip: an Exotic Escape!

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€49.00 p.p.

Thrilling Canyoning Adventure in Kitulgala

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€15.00 p.p.

Things to do in Colombo

The Best of Colombo: Highlights, Local Food & Hidden Spots

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€32.00 p.p.

Street Food Tour of Colombo: the 10 Tastings

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€16.00 p.p.

The True Essence of Colombo: Highlights & Hidden Gems

NEW! WITHLOCALS ORIGINALS

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€17.00 p.p.

This is what guests are saying about our hosts

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Chris Duneeshya
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Best Cooking Lesson in Sri Lanka

Duneeshya is a friendly host and more than just cooking, her class is a great intro into the place of food in the culture and history of Sri Lanka. And delicious!

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francis Prasanna
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Colombo to Historical Galle City in 1 Day

Prasanna was excellent. We met at the port gate exactly on time, once introductions were over he listened to what we want of the day , agreed on a plan and off we went , nice very clean vehicle and a good driver very informative pleasant man, he knows Sri Lanka and kept us entertained, nothing was too much trouble. We asked to eat at a sea side fish restaurant he found the perfect place 10 out of 10. He picked us up at 8.30 am and delivered us back to our ship about 8pm a very full and enjoyable day. Cost £87 this trip was so under-priced, Our ship Splendida wanted several hundred pounds for the same day out.

This was the first time we have used Withlocals, the first of many in the future.

Thanks again Prasanna. Francis M

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James Prasanna
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Colombo to Kandy in 1 Amazing Day with a Local

Four of us took the Kandy tour with Prassana in his Toyota Hi-ace. The vehicle was very comfortable for such a long journey. Collection from our hotel was prompt. The tour itself was good even though it was very busy owing to it being a bank holiday. We ate local food at a local restaurant which was very nice. Prassana was knowledgeable, polite and a good and safe driver. The journey back was very long because of the traffic. The only suggestion would be to include more of a walk around the old town to fully take in the town's character.