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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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Identified by Buddhists as the Buddha's footprint, by Hindus as that of Shiva, and by Muslims as Adam's

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Identified by Buddhists as the Buddha's footprint, by Hindus as that of Shiva, and by Muslims as Adam's

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Climbed by day during wet season. Started in nice weather but it steadily deteriorated. We took about 3 hours up and 2 back down and realised we were not as fit as we thought! Everything hurt for a few days afterwards. We were persuaded by our driver to hire a guide (Rs3,000) but really not worth it and no need.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It's a decent trek; however, the steps are uneven that make the trek tough. We visited the place during our honeymoon and limped for 3 days after that :-D. The best part was that the weather was great and if you get a good company then you don't exactly feel tired. We trekked the peak in Dec 2013, a couple... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I went during off peak - so it was quite quiet. The climb itself is not difficult, just a lot of steps up to the top and not much of a scenery as you start at around 2am in the morning. THe climb up takes about 3H and once up there, you will have to brave the cold weather to... More 

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

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

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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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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