A good guide gives tips and information for the planning of the trip and shows the most interesting sights. The best is to buy a current and used guidebook. The information is not yet outdated and yet the price is not so high.
This guide is informative and detailed. The rich imagery makes you want to spend your holidays on the island and increases your anticipation. A good start for the trip to Sri Lanka.
Published on: December 10, 2012
Scope: 140 pages
This guide convinces with up-to-date information on many topics: vaccinations, money, shopping, customs and the cultural differences. In addition, this book provides answers to questions such as “What should I take with me?” “Where to buy food?” What about weather and money? “.
Published on: October 18, 2013
Scope: 572 pages
travel guide Sri Lanka with online-updates as free download
A well-built guide to explore the country in a few weeks. The cultural background is less discussed here, but there are even more travel tips. This guide will show the most beautiful seaside resorts and the best hiking trails in the highlands. Thanks to detailed descriptions and detailed maps, you will be able to find your way from the big tourist centers. In addition, selected Buddhist monasteries, which offer meditation courses, as well as Ayurveda resorts are recommended. City maps, tour maps and a large map on the scale of 1: 420,000 ensure a good orientation.
Also available as a Kindle Edition!
Published on: May 21, 2014
Scope: 288 pages
Publisher: DUMONT REISEVERLAG
The guide shows the best places for water sports (diving and surfing) and recommends some Ayurveda resorts, beach hotels and traditional restaurants. There are tips on sightseeing of religious and historical sites and backgrounds of art, jewelery and tea. The exotic spices, the colorful festivals, are also extensively described.
A detailed map of the capital Colombo as well as a mini-cookbook to remove with typical dishes of the country round off the content of this tour guide.
Published on: 1 March 2015
Scope: 288 pages