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Adam's Peak

nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
+94 71 605 8485
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Do NOT go on a weekend

Not what we expected, at all. It was jam packed with people despite our early start at 1:30 in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ramalamadingdong
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Do not miss this

I climbed Adam's Peak 2 days ago. It was bloody beautiful. We left early, just after 1am, because... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amiera S
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This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to several different religions.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sri lanka” (136 reviews)
“off season” (72 reviews)
“warm clothes” (47 reviews)
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nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not what we expected, at all. It was jam packed with people despite our early start at 1:30 in the morning. Full of pushy people, it was a 2 hour wait in the ‘que’ to get all the way to the top.

Thank Ramalamadingdong
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I climbed Adam's Peak 2 days ago. It was bloody beautiful. We left early, just after 1am, because i'm pretty unfit and knew i was going to need some time. We made it in just over 4 hours... it only started feeling crowded near the...More

Thank Amiera S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went there on 21/2/2018 and absolutely stunned by the view of sunrise up there 😮 We started at 2 am from our accomodation (about 15 minutes to the starting point) and had few mini breaks here and there as well as tea and toilet...More

1  Thank Yuliana H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a enjoyable walk in a lovely area. However,the walk is demanding. One of the nicest parts is joining the pilgrims in their pilgrimage. The people are just so happy and friendly and appreciate that you are doing the journey with them. We walked...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We climbed Adam’s peak after a religious event but was still very busy. We started our climb at 0230hrs from our hotel which is one of the closest. It took us around 2 hours to get to the 500m mark which is where the queues...More

Thank Zoe_JL
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Reviewed 6 days ago

don' go on weekends, it will be full, very full and you get stuck before reaching the top. Don't get stuck with templedonation, there is no fee.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the mistake to go on Saturday. Normally they recommend to start at 2:30 to be on the top at the dawn. We were in a really good rhythm and we stopped in ever green place restaurant. Was impossible to go further ( 2...More

Thank Rebe82
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decidet to climb to Adam´s peak on 4.2. 2018 and we didn´t have the idea, that it is in the same time holidays in Sri Lanka and as well the celebration of Independency. We started from the hotel Wathsala Inn at 01¨:00 AM. The...More

1  Thank Lenka73
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok if you are looking for a serene sitting on a ledge overlooking the sunset pondering life ...this is NOT going to happen during climbing season . It is an amazing experience if getting to the top is just a part of it . Stay...More

3  Thank mick d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go for it and make the climb, not realizing just how hard it would be. A few pieces of advice: wear light clothes to start (you're going to get reeeeeaaaallly hot as you climb), but bring layers because it is pretty cold...More

Thank Alysha E
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Chantelle18
31 January 2018|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
August is off season, and wet season. The path up is not lit at night. That said, unbelievable experience, one not to be missed in Sri Lanka - if the weather on the day is okay, best to go up during the day & you won’t have... More
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Rock J
21 December 2017|
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Response from Zahra B | Reviewed this property |
Hello my friend, the leader in your hotel will tell u about sunset. And We climbed about 7 hours. ✌🏻
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medalie
9 December 2017|
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Response from JoonaPaatalo | Reviewed this property |
What time ever you go, take good shoes, there are over 5000 stair steps up there so it’s a real hike. When it comes to the walking sticks, just think do you like or not using stick in that kind of ascend. Off-season there... More
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