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Private Tour of Colombo in a World War II Jeep

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    What to Expect
    After hotel pickup in Colombo or Mount Lavinia, your private tour starts as you hop aboard your World War II–era Jeep, part of a classic fleet that gets plenty of attention on the streets of Colombo.

    Enjoy a drive around the city to see landmarks, cultural sites, historical buildings, and more. Such attractions include Galle Face Green, the Dutch Hospital, Old Parliament Building, the Lighthouse, Colombo Harbour, the Slave Island area, Gangarama Temple, the War Memorial, Colombo Public Library, Colombo National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, Viharamahadevi Park, Town Hall, the race course shopping area, Independence Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, and a replica of the Aukana Buddha statue.

    Then head outside the city to Attidiya Bird Sanctuary, a wetlands area where birds thrive. During your tour, you are welcome to drive the Jeep yourself, if you want, either in the bird sanctuary or in the city. Bottled water, juice, soft drinks, and a snack are included, and you'll be provided with a tour video clip as a souvenir, filmed in high definition, before your tour ends with hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Colombo or Mount Lavinia
    Departure Time
    6:30am or 2:30pm
    Please advise your selected departure time during booking.
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transportation by World War II jeep
    • A very skillful driver/guide
    • Bottled water, soft drinks and juices, a snack
    • A memorable photograph of your tour
    Exclusions
    • Expenses of personal nature
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Price is fixed per jeep
    • One jeep can carry up to 3 passengers
    • If there are 4 passengers, two jeeps should be booked and similarly for 7 passengers 3 jeeps should be booked.
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Most travelers can 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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    We were on a cruise ship and visiting Sri Lanka for the day, I booked this in advance, having read the reviews. We had an absolutely fantastic time. Visiting so many places. Our driver was such a lovely guy. We met other staff on our way and they were all so friendly. We fell in
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    Response from Hiran p, Guest Relations Manager at Private Tour of Colombo in a World War II Jeep
    Responded 19 May 2019
    Dear Client, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our company to other travelers. ! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. We “Beyond Escapes” aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our country in the future. Thank you
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    Having just landed the night before we were all a little light-headed from lack of sleep, but starting our jeep tour at 8am was the perfect antidote. Sisira, our guide, was extremely knowledgable, patient and kind. Our 2 sons, 9 and 12, had an amazing time, each taking turns to
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    My Wife and I resently spent an afternoon on this tour in a 79year old jeep that was in perfect condition. Our Driver and tour guide where both full of interesting information about the origins of the city and the history of the old town. Due to a forecasted thunder storm we
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    +1
    Took my 10 year old son on this tour with Sisira- he was excellent, full of information, really willing to make sure our experience was awesome. Took us lots of places and took so meant photos! 😁 would recommend his trip to all 😁
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    Novel way to get round the streets of central Colombo, experiencing the smells and atmosphere of the place. The driver was not too reckless and the guide Nishantha gave an inspired and fluent commentary on the interesting aspects of the architecture and customs. His delivery was
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