Lonely planet sri lanka 2015
Lonely Planet Sri Lanka by Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet: The worlds leading travel guide publisher
Lonely Planet Sri Lanka is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Follow in the footsteps of Buddha and modern-day pilgrims to the summit of Adams Peak, wander the crumbling ruins and lost cities of the cultural triangle in the heart of the island or explore undiscovered beaches on the recently reopened east coast; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Sri Lanka and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planets Sri Lanka Travel Guide:Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - tea, cuisine, wildlife, history More than 50 maps Covers Colombo, Galle, South, West and East coasts, the hill country, Jaffna, the ancient cities and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Stuart Butler, Iain Stewart.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the worlds leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
The country had a surprising election result in that saw a new coalition come to power. Much of the current government's attention continues to be focused on unravelling the legacy of the former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa. Over eight years after the war ended, Sri Lanka continues to struggle with its aftermath. One major sore point is land. Beginning in the s, huge numbers of people were forcibly removed from their land by the military. Now these displaced people estimated at over , are demanding the return of their lands and, starting in , there have been public protests.
All rights reserved. Skip to main content. SI TA. Ad Rates Subscribe Now. Breaking Salaries of all Public servants will be increased. Dream Trips, featuring world's most beautiful travel experiences, is a special edition of Lonely Planet Magazine, the world's largest travel guide and the digital media publisher. The special edition of Lonely Planet Magazine has identified top 10 destinations to visit in and Sri Lanka has also been favored as one of such destination.
Sri Lanka made a strong statement at the Tokyo's biggest travel and tourism fair - JATA Tourism Expo in Japan with some cutting edge below the line marketing activities that included exhibition site, display and merchandising, media interviews and PR articles on Sri Lanka as a destination " Must visit in ones lifetime" said Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau in a communique.
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Almost 10 years after the end of its civil war, Sri Lanka has been named the best country in the world to visit in by Lonely Planet. Tourist visits to Sri Lanka have increased dramatically since the end of the year conflict, from , in to an all time high of 2. Renovations made to the rail system have opened up Jaffna and much of north for the first time since — an area that was previously considered too dangerous for tourists. The scenic rail routes in Sri Lanka are now widely thought to be some of the best in the world. Motorways have also been built as far south as Matara, and the number of domestic flight routes has increased in recent years, too: for instance, from the capital Colombo, on the west coast, to Batticaloa, on the opposite side of the island, in 45 minutes.