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Adam's Peak

nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
+94 71 605 8485
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Very nice sunrise, too crowded

Was here the second day of the season, which was around december 2th. The village Dalhousie is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wouter D
via mobile
Mountain or Staircase?!

From its base at Dalhousie, Adam's Peak looks stunning and challenging to the walker/climber. But... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to several different religions.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
+94 71 605 8485
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was here the second day of the season, which was around december 2th. The village Dalhousie is awefull, don't stay there unless you really have to. I started around 00u30, way too early. I reached the top around 4, with a lot of breaks. Too...More

Thank Wouter D
Reviewed 3 days ago

From its base at Dalhousie, Adam's Peak looks stunning and challenging to the walker/climber. But after a fairly gentle start to the climb, the stairs to the top get steeper and steeper. Towards the top there are some welcome hand rails for assistance. At the...More

Thank 1tguide
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Adam’s Peak Sri lankan people believe the place where Adam's first set foot on earth after being cast out of heaven We start to hike after midnight 2am unfortunately that day but rain weather we didn't see the sun set .every one saying its clearly...More

Thank samuel_7219
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I decided that we can’t visit Sri Lanka without also going up to the top of Adam’s Peak. We started the night at 3 am ( after sleeping for a couple of hours at best before ) and started the hike. At...More

2  Thank Firas S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the climb off season (the temple at the top was shut) and really enjoyed it! We set off at 2am in order to get up before sun rise - it took us a bit over 2 hours to get to the top (so...More

1  Thank STeodorescu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leaving our hotel at 2.45am with our three small children we climbed (with many stops along the way!) to summit before sunrise. We were there in the off season so there were no lights along the way -we took head lamps and torches which you...More

3  Thank Familywise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a group of seven of us made the journey to climb adams peak. starting at 2.30 we managed to reach the top by 5.30. we had a guide as it was off season and there is no lighting during this time. was difficult at times...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We climbed out of season on a weekday. We climbed at 2.30am. Despite it being out of season there are places open to have water/tea/snacks on the way up, they just aren’t as plentiful as peak season. We walked up in t-shirts but you need...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful walk up a big mountain in the middle of the night. Totally worth getting up at 2am to make the trip. Lovely camaraderie on the way and atmosphere at the top. We went slightly out of season and there were about 100 people in...More

Thank mikelambertmike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We climbed at 3:30am from the Green House guest house to catch the sunrise in perfect time. the guest house was great. Right next to the beginning of the trek the man of the house is a gent. The walk was hard but worth it.

1  Thank Clip S
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9 December 2017|
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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5 November 2017|
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Response from Aditya_salian | Reviewed this property |
The view of the sunrise is the reason most people do this at night. We did see many people start the hike when we were returning back at around 8AM. The temperature could be another reason for starting early - it was nice... More