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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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There are a few odd reviews here by people who clearly did not do any research before embarking on the walk. Essentially it is a very nice hike in a cool pleasant highland. So... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

There are a few odd reviews here by people who clearly did not do any research before embarking on the walk. Essentially it is a very nice hike in a cool pleasant highland. So different from the rest of the country. Fantastic way to spend the morning. It is not Yosemeti or the Grand Canyon but wonderful walk. If you... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

i went to mini world end (not world end) with my 1 year old on my back and my 3 years old walking with his mom and our driver. 5Km walk (2.5x2). it was almost the best thing i did in my visit to sri lanka. walking in the horton plains is so much fun. nature, animals and cold breez.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Best done early morning, very relaxing walk. Views are beautiful, and the park is really nice. Go here for nature, not animal spotting though!

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Zutphen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

How nice and how different is the nature here than in other parts of Sri Lanka. We loved the walk which took us up to 4 hours. We started early in the morning as the clouds were still covering the lands. In the park are signs which give you information about the flora and fauna. We enjoyed our walk through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It's a long walk, so enough rest in the night before is recommended. When it's the sunny day with no fog, your sight can't reach the edge of the plain. Get up high ground, and expose yourself to the amazing World's End. Don't forget to visit the Baker's Fall, will you agree that it's just like a bun?

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We did the 9km trail, seeing both small and big World's End and Baker Falls. You walk through cloud forest and grasslands. Come early on a Saturday to avoid crowds and because on every day it could get warm pretty quick. Do, however, bring warm clothes cause its very chilly in the early morning. The 9km trail has some steep... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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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

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

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

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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