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Private Tour: Bible Rock Hiking Expedition

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    The Bible Rock of Sri Lanka, locally named “Bathelegala” is a somber square sentinel that can be seen in the distant mountainous horizon, looming over other rocks and mountains, on the way up or down the Kadugannawa Pass along the Kandy Road. The rock stands at 2,618 feet above sea level and is considered a landmark that has inspired painters, poets and photographers from times age-old. It was given its name during the time when Ceylon was under British Imperialism, the ‘Bible’ aspect derives from the flat-topped surface of the rock, giving it the resemblance of a lectern.

    The 360-degree view from atop the rock is a photographer’s dream. The spectacular view of Asupini Ella, Kadugannawa Pass & Ura Kande, and the surrounding mountains and forests are simply put, breathtaking. On top of being one of the most scenic mountain tops, the biodiversity around Bible Rock ensures that hikers and bird lovers especially get to spot bird species such as the Black Eagle and the Shaheen Falcon; a subspecies of the Peregrine Falcon that is considered the fastest animal in the World.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Clock Tower, Kegalle

    Address: Clock Tower, Kegalle

    Dates: See Availability

    Return point: Clock Tower, Kegalle
    Departure Time
    4:30 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Clock Tower, Kegalle
    Inclusions
    • Service of an English-Speaking Trekking Guide,
    • 1 baggage porter will be provided. (Additional porters can be arranged for a nominal fee.
    • Picnic Breakfast at the Summit,
    • Snacks During the Hike,
    • 5 Liter Water Bottle Per Person,
    • All Taxes & Service Charges.
    • Breakfast
    • Snacks
    Exclusions
    • Entrance Fees,
    • Meals Where not Specified,
    • Gratuities
    • Expenses of Personal Nature.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Comfortable Walking/ Hiking Shoes Recommended for this tour.
    • Photography stops on the way can be arranged but within locations.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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