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Description: This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to...
This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to several different religions.
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Great hike, even in off-peak season, and even though you might not see a thing from the top!

It was a great experience, even though it can be a tough hike in places, and even though we were told we probably wouldn't have a view at the top (which we didn't - at all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Cindy C
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Phuket, Thailand

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It was a great experience, even though it can be a tough hike in places, and even though we were told we probably wouldn't have a view at the top (which we didn't - at all!). Climbing during off-peak season means that the path is not lit up, so we bought some lamp torches in a nearby town the night... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We climbed off-season but couldn't make it to see the sunrise. It took us around 6hours all in all. This is a rather hard climb so make sure you bring some water and some snacks. I personally found the descent harder... Even though it was a foggy/rainy day we did enjoy it (a glimpse of the view)

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Leyte Island, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

i climbed adam's peak in mid-june and the weather was pretty bad. there was no sunrise or any views and the temple was locked. i didn't even get a glimpse of the mountain. so my advice is that if you are after the views and you happen to be there during the rainy season, don't climb it. but if you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Adam's peak is situated at Ratnapura district and can reach wither from Rathnapura or Hatton. We've visited drom Rathnapura side starting to climb Adam's Peak from Nallathanni area. Total hike is approximately 6kms long but takes around 5-6 hours to reach the top. Adam's peak is a pilgrimage symbol of buddhists, where most locals climbs it during the season from... More 

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Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Amazing experience! I would do it again any time. The climb wasn't that hard as I imagined and the view was incredible and breathtaking (sunrise). Totally worth it! It took us about 3 hours to climb up and ~2h to descend.

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MALTA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

To climb around 5,500 stairs is a very tough challenge. Well to get down after the climb is yet a more bitter one. Well I was part of a TV program and we had the challenge to climb Adam's peak with the back packs and sleeping bags. We started the trip at around 2am. We were in 10 and managed... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Average as I didn't manage to complete it. I can't speak for those who did it during the on season. It rains a lot at nights during the off season and the rain can get very heavy, making the steps slippery and the temperature very very cold. I turned back halfway with a group of people as it was too... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I left at 2:15am to leave enough time for sunrise at Adams peak. The climb is tough, about 5500 stairs! I was lucky enough to have a clear spectacular sunrise in the off season. If the weather is overcast/misty I wouldn't bother as the main reason for the walk is the view. The temple in the off season leaves a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We climbed in off season on an overcast, damp day, nonetheless the climb was quite rewarding! We climbed the 5000 plus steps in around 2hrs 20minutes, starting at 6am. The first hour or so of the climb is quite easy going with the steps only getting quite steep toward the last half hour. With concrete stairs the whole way it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We decided to hike up Adam's peak to see the Sunrise. Left at 2am. Took us 2h and 48min so we were up there quite early and had to wait for an hour for the sun to rise. It gets quite cold and windy on top so would recommend coat and socks ( you have to take your shoes off... More 

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