Sri Lanka - The East (Chapter)
This is the The East chapter from Lonely Planet’s Sri Lanka guidebook.
Hindu temples are filled with bright celestial beings; scattered jungle ruins evoke the ghosts of dynasties past; youthful villages thrive around perfect surfing waves; and Muslim communities maintain traditions that survived the ancient trip from the Arab world.
- hanging ten on the endless rights of chilled-out surf mecca Arugam Bay
- seeking out blue whales and spinner dolphins on boat trips from Uppuveli (p) and Nilaveli
- chasing a skittish leopard – or monitoring the treetops for sleeping cats – in Kumana National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Monaragala & around, Arugam Bay, North of Arugam Bay, South of Arugam Bay, Ampara & around, Batticaloa & around, Kalkudah & Passekudah Beaches, Trincomalee, and Uppuveli & Nilaveli.
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