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Horton Plains National Park

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Address: Ohiya, Sri Lanka
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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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One hour for ticket to get into the park

We arrived at entrance at 7am and saw a long long queue. Only one ticket counter and he print out each ticket manually. We waited for more than one hour for ticket. Horton... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Finalframe
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Serangoon
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Serangoon
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at entrance at 7am and saw a long long queue. Only one ticket counter and he print out each ticket manually. We waited for more than one hour for ticket. Horton plain view is spectacular but after 10am cloud started to built up and there goes the blue sky and world end became not visible. Can't see any... More 

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Matale, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Central Highland National Park of Cloud Forest and Wet Patana Grassland plateau that bears the 2nd and 3rd Highest Peaks of Sri Lanka

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Colombo
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My love affair with Horton Plains started with my parents. The first time I was taken there was when I was 3 months old. Before that my parents used to go very regularly, and even gone when my mother was pregnant with me. I cannot count the number of times I have gone there, and the thought of the mist... More 

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Thank rajivwelikala
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is quite nice walk and views, but definitely not worth the price. Better go to any other great viewpoint nearby (Lipton seat, Ella Rock) which are free, easier accessible and not so crowdy. And the way they calculate the price (sum up 5 or 6 positions which makes over 40$ for 3 hours walk!)

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Thank Łukasz J
Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This National park is a treasure to explore. Natural view, fauna and wild animals. But the road are very adventures. If you are a wild life lover this is a place for you. Otherwise think again. Because you should walk almost like 9 km within the forest.

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Thank PaulSolaman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here so many times with my clients and when we are in side we can see a such a lovely landscape and two view points my every each clients a so happy when they was there really who travel with me at Horton national park the really like this place

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Biot, France
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hike with many beautiful plants and wonderful landscape and view from World's End and huge deer, the vegetation changes along the 8km trail, very worthwhile. Busy with local people on the weekend, very pleasant!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Horton Plains is located on the southern plateau of the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres (6,900–7,500 ft) is rich inbiodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. This region was designated a national park in 1988. It is also a... More 

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Thank EcoWalk H
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent park with a very unique scenery for Sri Lanka. This place is truly special. Some info, we took a Tuk Tuk from Haputale to hike Worlds end and the scene in the morning was great. Give yourself time here because there are multiple trails and lots of interesting things to see. We saw lots of Samba deer, a giant... More 

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a 3-4 hour hike to see the valley called World's end and mini World's end (A rather grandiose title). But its a nice hike in beautiful terrain. At some places the climb is a bit steep and slippery and would be difficult in the rain

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