Colombo, July 03 (BAN/ AD): Despite recent Easter Sunday attacks Sri Lanka has managed to secure the top spot in the Lonely Planet’s best travel destinations list of countries to visit in 2019. The travel magazine has maintained Sri Lanka at top also has cautioned its readers saying to check the latest travel advisories of their home countries before planning travel to Sri Lanka.
Lonely Planet has said “Sri Lanka is decidedly having its moment in the equatorial sun and change is coming swiftly. Already notable to intrepid travellers for its mix of religions and cultures, its timeless temples, its rich and accessible wildlife, its growing surf scene and its people who defy all odds by their welcome and friendliness after decades of civil conflict, this is a country revived”.
Other top destinations listed by Lonely Planet are Germany, Zimbabwe, Panama, Kyrgyzstan, Jordan, Indonesia, Belarus, São Tomé and Príncipe and Belize.