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Horton Plains National Park

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Along with plenty of wildlife, a cliff known as World's End is a top attraction at this park.
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Ohiya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Horton Plains in Sri Lanka, is the coldest and windiest location in the country. It consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. At an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level, Horton Plains spreads across over 3,169 hectares...More

Thank SisiraS_Chauffeur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a such a nice place to visit with family. You will have to walk through grassland and light forest to view the world's end

Thank Safwan M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The windy road up to the plateau (yeah, nah - very cool and scenic but not unlike many other places).  This experience starts with the service with the Sri Lankan man at the toilets.  So pleasant.  So helpful.  So good at what he does ie:...More

2  Thank LilPikit
Reviewed 4 July 2018

It is one of my favourites, yes it is a little bit pricey but this is the price that I would re-visit again on my next trip. It is definitely worth the visit. The authority will check on every visitors to make sure there is...More

Thank Carinloh_usagi
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Awesome nature, completely different from the rest of the Srí Lanka. Great for trekking. One star down for expensive entry fee for foreigners.

Thank VacekH
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Great place for the nature lovers to walk around the park for a total of 8 kilometers. Its better to go in the very morning time since the park opens at 6am in the morning. Walking start in the very morning 4kms towards to the...More

Thank Chameera M
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

It's the best climate to visit Horton Plains and the number of Sambar deers has been increased recently. Also look out for oncoming traffic if you are driving.

Thank amila619
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place you must visit in Sri Lanka. Amazine trek with amazing views & worldsend. Mist & cold whether will make your journey unforgivable..

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I have been always wanting to go to Horton plains and finally made it. Took us about 4 hours to complete the 11 km hike, with a few breaks enroute. It was worth every minuite, you get to see a beautiful water fall, a mini...More

1  Thank Dhilini R
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Its very unique track around 9km circle, amazing view, and different experience , better start 6.00am in the morning,, road quit difficult,

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5 August 2018|
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Response from Shafeer Z | Reviewed this property |
Yeah. you can cover all those destinations, if you started the journey early morning by a vehicle. In Hortain Plains you have to walk around 20Kms which will cover bakers falls and plains. After that try Bamabrakanda and... More
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22 July 2018|
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Response from LilPikit | Reviewed this property |
We are foreigners that visited in APR2018 and I've just looked at our entry ticket / receipt. For 1X local adult, 3X foreign adults & 1X foreign child we paid a total of 10,886LKR. Note the difference between a local adult... More
14 April 2018|
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Response from Snir I | Reviewed this property |
Hi Amanda, I did this trip by myself. The hike can be done alone, no problem, it is a circular easy hike. Nevertheless, there are two important things you should know: 1. No public transportation available to Horton... More