Lonely Planet Writer

Sri Lanka is top choice for Chinese tourists

Sri Lanka: an increasingly popular destination for Chinese tourists.
Sri Lanka: an increasingly popular destination for Chinese tourists. Image by Konstantin Zamkov / CC BY 2.0

Chinese tourists were the largest group visiting Sri Lanka for the first time in February, part of a growing trend of Chinese tourism across Asia. Some 27,425 Chinese tourists visited the island in the second month of this year, ahead of arrivals from India, the United Kingdom, Germany and Russia. Read more: europe.chinadaily.com.cn