The Colombo City Tour will once again offer memorable and exciting opportunities to witness the Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi celebrations on board the open deck double decker for 6 mesmerising evenings from 17 to the 22 May 2011. The tours will be for approximately 3 ½ hours and will include many of the colorful Vesak zones, pandols and other vibrant activities scattered across the city.
Starting off from Mt. Lavinia Hotel and Galle Face Hotel tours are scheduled every evening during the Vesak week and will be for both Sri Lankans as well as for foreign visitors.
The Government of Sri Lanka celebrates the ‘Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi’ commemorating the birth of Buddhism 2600 years ago under the patronage of
President Mahinda Rajapakse with numerous new and unique activities that highlight the life and teachings of the Buddha in the city of Colombo, thus marking this magnificent day in collaboration with the Light of Asia Foundation and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau.
The Colombo City Tour is a unique project by Sri Lanka Tourism and Ebert Silva Holidays with the collaboration of Sri Lanka Transport Board. The special Vesak tours will offer all on board the open deck double decker unmatched views and experiences to in the city of Colombo when it comes to life with many colours and celebrations. For details and reservations, please call 0777 599963 / 0777772595. Web: www.colombocitytour.com.