Sri Lanka - The Hill Country (Chapter)
This is the The Hill Country chapter from Lonely Planet’s Sri Lanka guidebook.
Picture Sri Lanka and you probably picture golden beaches. But there's another side to this island - where mists slowly part to reveal emerald carpets of tea plantations and montane forests clinging to serrated ranges bookended by waterfalls.
- experiencing the excitement of elephants, drummers and dancers at the Kandy Esala Perahera
- getting away from Sri Lanka’s energetic buzz by hiking the montane forests of the Knuckles Range
- joining devout pilgrims and following flickering torchlight to ascend the sacred heights of Adam’s Peak
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Colombo to Kandy, Kandy & around, East of Kandy, Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada), Kitulgala, Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya & around, Horton Plains National Park & World’s End, Belihul Oya, Haputale, Bandarawela, Ella & around, Badulla, Koslanda, Wellawaya, Embilipitiya, Uda Walawe National Park, and Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
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