Explore Sri Lanka is a brand new guide and the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour travel guide to Sri Lanka containing 12 easy-to-follow routes that will take you from the bustling capital Colombo to the tea terraces in the hill country, by way of charming Galle Fort and the cultural triangle's great Buddhist temples. Discover all that this Indian Ocean island has to offer: its golden beaches, ancient cities and accessible wildlife in the national parks. Chapters on Sri Lanka's mouth-watering food and drink, traditional entertainment and options for both sport and relaxation set the routes in context and feature Insight's trademark cultural coverage. Hand-picked places to eat and drink are highlighted in each tour and in the directory section, which contains practical advice to help you plan your visit, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map and the stunning photography perfectly captures the beauty of this beguiling tropical island. Whether you are new to the island or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, Explore Sri Lanka is the perfect companion.