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Address: Ohiya, Sri Lanka
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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nkar travel arranged. my driver/cum guide ruwinda is so noble n friendly. tries to see all. caring too

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

nkar travel arranged. my driver/cum guide ruwinda is so noble n friendly. tries to see all. caring too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Began our climb at around 6.15am- to avoid the heat/the crowds and to get a clearer view. You think you need a coat (or the guides tell you it's "cold")- definitely isn't! Definitely wear boots/trainers- saw some tourists in sandals and it is just not what you need climbing up hills and through mud. I would say that the trek... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The most beautiful place in Sri Lanka. The park is so breathtaking you feel like living there. The time we went it was clear and within 5 minutes get covered with mist ypu cant even see the person next to you. Driving is a bit dangerous when mist is there. Make sure u wear something warm. And please dont pollute,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Beautiful scenery with endless rolling plains. Gets a bit chilly in the morning with strong winds so do be sure to keep warm! The trek itself can be difficult at times so just be careful! The highlight of the walk was the world's end, a steep plunging cliff! We even saw a Samba deer who was totally unafraid of humans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Nor into the best weather, still extraordinary. Try to loose your guide if he is too eager to close the touristic loop fast so that he has time to take you to a tea factory. There are tea factories alle over the place, there is only one Horton Plain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Horton Plains is situated in the centre part of Srilanka at Nuwaraeliya district. Road to reach there is bit tough and hard. At times the whole road was covered from heavy mist. We enjoyed the terk through the grass and forest, which was filled with amazing eye catching views that we'll never forget. Many near by attractions. Great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

This is an extremely beautiful place to visit. A must do. But kindly be advised to buy the tickets yourself. Guides will up the price and will charge you extra if you let them buy it for you. A jeep is needed to ride up to this national park which you will have to look for- can be found in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Sure, it takes an effort to get up early and get there before the mist rolls in. Sure, the road is a typical mountain road in Sri Lanka. But the payoff is truly fabulous. We met a man who was guiding a group of tourists who was a professor of archeology at the university in Colombo. He told us that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We have stayed in Redwood Inn in Nuwara Eliya and on 5-45 moved to Horton Plains by our car. appr 7am we were almost on the place but around half an hour+ took the road to the very end - very tough, going crazy up. Why coming so early is necessary? Because starting from 9-30 am u could see fog... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Approx 10km trek was the walk around Horton Plains which starts off nice and easy but after a while you are climbing over a washed out path strewn with large boulders, and a bit wet and muddy with some quite steep sections too, therefore the walk is not for anyone who is unfit. You will get to see the breathtaking... More 

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Address: Ohiya, Sri Lanka
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ohiya

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