The lure of golden sands entices visitors to Sri Lanka, but this Indian Ocean island is also home to ancient cities, diverse cultures and accessible wildlife. Insight Guide Explore Sri Lanka is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 12 easy-to-follow routes around the country, now a blockbuster travel destination.Inside Explore Sri Lanka:� Discover the bustling capital of Colombo and the tea terraces in the hill country, by way of charming Galle Fort and the cultural triangle's great Buddhist temples.� Experience the country's mouthwatering rice and curry-based cuisine and a performance of Kandyan drumming.� Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Sri Lanka's shopping, entertainment options, wealth of activities on offer and key historical dates.� Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical informationincluding a range of carefully selected accommodation to suit all budgets.� Pull-out map with useful plotted routes. � Evocative photography captures Sri Lanka's highly-varied and stunning tropical island scenery.
About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
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