Sri Lanka

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Lonely Planet, 2009 - Travel - 340 pages
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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
  

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Contents

Destination
15
Dangers Annoyances
82
Festivals Events
91
Shopping
97
NORTH OF COLOMBO
103
The South
123
Around Galle
131
Weligama
137
Bandarawela
193
Around Ella
199
Sinharaja Forest Reserve
204
Around Polonnaruwa
227
Mihintale
233
Yapahuwa
242
South of Arugam
250
Around Batticaloa
258

Mulkirigala
145
Kataragama
152
Around Kandy
171
Around Adams Peak
177
Park Worlds End
187
Jaffna Peninsula
282
Language
318
Glossary
324
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