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This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to several different religions!
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's the 4th tallest in Sri Lanka. If you are to see the sun rising you need to be on the top of the hill by 5am (depends on the sun rise time) It took 5 hours for me to climb up to the top...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sudesh077
Reviewed August 2, 2019

Most prefer to do the 3 hour hike at night up the longest staircase in the world,according to Arthur C Clarke.The path is paved and perfectly maintained so even a senior citizen wouldn't find too much difficulty in reaching the summit with some help. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank kelum
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Monday 24th June me 1st up I did this purely for the exercise so bad weather and all the rest I’m about to tell you should not effect you going. Me and my friend stayed ...at it’s as close as you can get to the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
4  Thank aidoalan
Reviewed June 14, 2019

It was an interesting trekking. Approximately 5300 steps. We started at 1.30 am and had a walk through the crowds having hot tea on the wayside. It was quite cool on the top. As we were prepared for any weather condition it didn't slow us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Georgejayaweera
Reviewed May 15, 2019

a long walk and a lot of stairs to climb, well organized, many stores a long the climbing, it is harder on your knees when coming down, go early because it is very hot during the day

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

There isn’t much at the town, except that it’s the town closest to Adam’s Peak. We came in April to climb Adam’s Peak during pilgrimage season December to May. Due to enforced curfew, we can only start our climb after 4am aiming to reach the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank L2041GYkimh
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Went up the hill at a boudihst holiday. Allthough the walk went great going up for the first 4000 steps it wnt downhill from there on :-). The steps were more narrow and there were many people. Tooo many people. At one time i felt...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank richard712016
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

We went here 5th of May and probably were the only foreign tourists today. We met locals also there were a ceremony on the top. The weather is good to go, not too hot. We started climbing at 2 pm and it took 2.5h to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 961simonan
Reviewed April 14, 2019

We climbed top of the mountain and it took nearly 5 hours. We started our journey at about 8.30 p.m and reached the top at about 1.30 a.m. It was a great experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Malaka Sanjaya W
Reviewed April 13, 2019

5500 stairs in all their glory! My favorite stair workout on the planet! Make sure you allow for the line at the top where the queue can take awhile. What a lovely place!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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E2776RFkatep
July 23, 2019|
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Response from thejankodi2019 | Reviewed this property |
September is end of monsoon period and these part of Sri Lanka expects be wet. However, looking at history I dont remember a year September as a extreme weather month. Specially this year its expects to be more dryer than... More
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June 9, 2019|
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Response from ruddellkusabs | Reviewed this property |
Cant add anything better to the other answer, prepare to be hot and sweaty whilst it is very cold.
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