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Horton Plains National Park

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Address: , Ohiya, Sri Lanka
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Along with plenty of wildlife, a cliff known as World's End is a top...
Along with plenty of wildlife, a cliff known as World's End is a top attraction at this park.
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Beautiful scenery and pleasant walk!

It is really great to go for a walk in Horton Plains. Nature and the scenery was so beautiful. There are some plains, hills, waterfalls and the World´s end of course. This place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It is really great to go for a walk in Horton Plains. Nature and the scenery was so beautiful. There are some plains, hills, waterfalls and the World´s end of course. This place is so different from other places in Sri Lanka. it is good to go on Horton plains in the early morning. In the afternoon, there supposedly could... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This place you have to pay ~2500LKR plus ~2500LKR for tuk tuk. It feels good initially as it is a open plain just looks like Jurassic park without dinosaurs . But then we never found any animals there apart from one sambar deer and one chameleon. The falls there is not friendly to get into the water and feel it... More 

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Brussels, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was indeed one of our greatest moments in Sri Lanka. We made the longest walk (+/- 10 km - 3 hours) bringing us to the "World's End" and this was really beautiful ! Our advice is to do this pretty early in the morning before temperature gets really warm.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is not the place i would recommend a friend. We got down in Ohiya, and took a tuk tuk (Coz had no other options), he charged 2000LKR for round trip. We kept our luggage in the driver's shop. You can also keep your luggage in the railway station if you're not staying there for the day. Entry to the... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Would definitely recommend paying Horton plains a visit. The views are breathtaking and the area is just lovely. We left our hotel at 4am to arrive just before 6am. We did this to avoid having mist covering the view from World's End. It was so worth it! So try go early and you won't be disappointed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The board at the beginning of the track states that it is a 9 km hike, taking 3 hours and with a degree of difficulty of "Easy". It did take my guide and I c. 3 hours but I would definitely not describe this as "Easy", definitely "Moderate". You really need to be a nature lover, with a reasonable level... More 

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Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

We left Nuwara Eliya around 5 am to arrive at the park around 6. There will be a long line when you get there! After out driver got the tickets, we were able to drive into the park. What to bring with you: Water (take the label off your bottle) Good sturdy shoes Camera Hat Sunscreen (if you require) Snacks... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Walking around take about 2-3 hours- but be there early in the morning- at 6 or 7 to avoid the crowd and the heat. The place is worth to visit; the people in the park are quite strict, regarding the things you carry with (no firelighters or matches or cigarettes, no knifes) - in order to preserve the habitat. Beautiful!

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We started our walk from the Park entrance at about 8.30 having left Ella at 5.30. Unfortunately we still arrived too late at World's End (about 9.30) to see the view. Although the mist rising up the valley and the glimpses of mountain tops was very atmospheric. However, the walk through the Park was very enjoyable - it's the only... More 

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Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Horton Plains is a must visit for all nature lovers visiting Srilanka. Reach as early as 6am to complete the walk to World's End and Little World's end. The Bakers falls is also beautiful. If you are lucky enough you might well find a Sambar Deer either on your way to Horton National Park. Make sure you carry lots of... More 

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