The Great Train Rides of Sri Lanka
Initially left to languish for decades, the railways of Sri Lanka have been given a new lease of life in recent years. Now a compelling tourist attraction, Sri Lankan train journeys are affordable and amazing in equal measure.
Classic railway routes of old have been opened to public access in a way that not only makes transportation around this island nation a cinch, but also shows off its truly inspiring scenery. Waterfalls, clifftop rail lines, rivers, jungles and quaint little towns infused with colour are among the splendours you’ll experience on a train journey in Sri Lanka.
If you’re planning to put a train trip on your holiday itinerary, here are some top journey options for the best destinations and most beautiful routes available across Sri Lanka.