Marco Polo thought Sri Lanka was the finest island of its size in all the world â€“ and we agree. Explore the majestic ancient cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya. Stretch out on secluded palm-fringed beaches. Follow the glowing strings of lights on the pilgrim trail up Adamâ€™s Peak. Ride through hillside tea plantations in a rattling train. This guide gives you the inside information on Sri Lankaâ€™s richest experiences.Get The Lowdown â€“ our dedicated Snapshot, Culture and History chapters are your ticket to understanding local life.Go On Safari â€“ get up close to Sri Lankaâ€™s birds, elephants and leopards: our detailed national parks information shows you how.Don't Just Lie There â€“ we tempt you off the beach with Sri Lankaâ€™s best diving, hiking and surfing.Know Your Kitul From Your Kiri Bath â€“ our Food & Drink chapter will help you gobble your way through the islandâ€™s celebrated cuisine.Find Your Way â€“ easy-to-read maps show you where to go.