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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I came 1 week after the pilgrimage season, so the ENTIRE town and trek was pitch-dark. It was like a ghost-town with abandoned stalls! So if you're doing the climb during this period (mid-may to dec), please bring a torch, water, jacket and some food. After reading the reviews by travellers who came during the pilgrimage season, it's really a... More 

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Colombo District, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Adam's peak is a must do activity in Sri Lanka if you can fit with your itinerary.if you are with kids or if you are older person then you may stay away going there as it more suitable for people who climbs and adventure type experiences. Best time to climb adam's peak is December to may as you will find... More 

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Started our ascent at 02:00 and arrived to top at 05:45... I do not know is it fast or slow result, doesn't matter! Bottom of line is - at the end this is like "maya bay" at PhiPhi = you expect something special, but its ruined by tourists... But and once again but - this is physical and mental challenge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

You can easily climb Adam's peak in less than 3 hours. You'll need way more time if you stop at every shop you encounter (there is a lot of shops on the way…)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Do yourself a favour whilst in Sri Lanka take the time out and visit this amazing place Adams Peak. A scenic train trip from Kandy, followed by a drive though hill country, visit a tea factory and stay in Dalhousie, enjoy the surrounding splendour before the climb. Consider a sunset climb less crowds. Join the pilgrimage of people, it’s so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I climbed Sri pada(Adam's peak) with my wife and three daughters in mid-April this year. Because I have been to Sri Pada once before, I knew it is going to be difficult for the little ones and planned everything well ahead.We checked into a close by guest house during the early afternoon and slept for six hours. We wanted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Definitely do this if you can fit it in to your Sri Lanka itinerary. It's an incredible experience climbing with the locals - and the sunrise and views at the top are spectacular. We climbed Mount Batur in Bali and Mount Rinjani in Lombok last year and compared to those this is a walk in the park. Don't be put... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Let's be honest: waking up at 2 am to see the sunrise after a 3 hr plus walk through the stairs, full of people, crowded, with no place to eat decently, and having to go down through the same stairs another 3hr plus with hundreds of people...with dirt all over the place...honestly, the place is fraud. You can see better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I went there with a friend of mine and we took the Rathnapura route to visit Adam's peak(Sri Paada). There is a season to visit AP that is from December to May (Till Vesak poya) and the off season from May to December (The monthly dates of starting the season and off season might differ annually depending on Poya days)... More 

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