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This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to several different religions.
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nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
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+94 71 605 8485
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If travelling in Sri Lanka, you should definately climb up Adam’s Peak/Sri Pada. That is, if you are in OK shape physically. It is about 5500 stairs, and really steep some places. We saw people really struggling, and some that that had to turn around....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Left around 2am for the peak and realistically should have left around 3am. It took two hours to walk up whilst talking and also stopping to catch your breath at certain points. Just before the top there is a mini stop to get a coffee,...More

Thank 1giogio1
Reviewed 3 days ago

As I did not want to lose a day feeling tired I decided to do the Adam's peak hike at sunset instead of sunrise. I started hiking at 2.30 and reached the top around 4.50. Walking down took us around 1,5 hour.The weather was a...More

Thank Jacq129
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tough climb up. We left our guest house at 2:30 AM and arrived at the start (the shrine) at 3:00 AM. It took us about 2,5 hours to ascend with a few stops along the way. This is off season and it's not recommended...More

1  Thank Hagstrom_dude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After leaving my hotel at 0245 I took on the walk of 5500 steps, what a hike this was. If you go from ratnapourer it’s 12500!!!! Watch out for leaches, I got done even with boots socks and long trousers. No guarantee of a view,...More

Thank stillsy001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would 100% recommend - not a must but if you like hiking I would advise!! Left at 2am...didn’t have any water with me but there were plenty of shops on the way up - even in the off season. Take a head touch as most...More

1  Thank dannyrp95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I climbed Adams Peak 30.10.18. Most shops and stalls were closed and it wasnt to busy. Top tip, when you get to the top, walk back down past the tea stall and on the right hand side there is a platform with a much better...More

1  Thank 17gerrym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to climb alone in late October. I normally like off season travels and as long as you know what you are getting into this is an amazing adventure! I stayed in nearby Maskeliya instead of Nallathanniya. Started the climb at 2:30am reached the...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a bit of a Buddhist pilgrimage and possibly one of the hardest walks I have ever done, not that I’m a fell walker or mountain climber. It was eight miles to the top and back and you set off at 2:30 am to...More

Thank Daviedude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started at 3am giving us plenty of time to reach the top for sunrise, it took 2 hours to reach the top, it is hard climb but worth the effort, I got to watch the sunrise on my 50th birthday which was my reason...More

Thank Edward B
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Shelley S
20 October 2018|
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Response from Chai L |
Do we need to pay the entrance fee for climb up?
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Nhimm
17 October 2018|
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Response from Chabawacci | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It depends how hard it is raining. If it is very heavy then it will make the steps a bit slippy, so you will want to walk carefully, especially if it is dark. You may want to ask somebody local to check whether the... More
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Jessica W
11 October 2018|
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Response from Pioneer749954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I climbed Adam’s Peak on the 5th of October. It is my belief that you can walk all year round, though there was no access to the temple when we arrived at the top. The walk was a good challenge and he views were... More
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