Synopses & Reviews
Lonely Planet knows Sri Lanka. With our 11th edition we help you board the train to the lush tea plantations of Ella, show you where the spotten leopards hide, lead you to Sigiriya's mysterious ancient ruins and when your adventuring is done, reveal the nation's most-secluded beaches.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Complete national-parks table leads you to the best elephant-spotting
Detailed research on safe travel
Unique Green Index directs you to sustainable listings
Explore the majestic ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Sigiriya. Stretch out on secluded palm-fringed beaches. Follow the glowing lights on the pilgrim trail up Adam's Peak. This guide gives visitors the inside information on Sri Lanka's richest experiences. color photos; 81 maps.