Framed by warm waters and idyllic beaches, Sri Lanka awaits exploration.
Whether you want to get cultural in Kandy, try your hand at surfing in Arugam or sample the very best cuisine across the island, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Sri Lanka has to offer.
Boasting a diverse array of stunning landscapes, from humid rainforests to arid plains, Sri Lanka also promises an eclectic mix of cultures, evident in the bustling bazaars of Colombo, English afternoon teas consumed in Nuwara Eliya and imposing Dutch forts overlooking the coast.
Our newly updated guide brings Sri Lanka to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the region's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods.
-our pick of Sri Lanka's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
-the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
-detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
-expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
-colour-coded chapters to every part of Sri Lanka, from Colombo to Kandy, the Hill Country to Jaffna
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