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Horton Plains National Park

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Address: Ohiya, Sri Lanka
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Along with plenty of wildlife, a cliff known as World's End is a top...

Along with plenty of wildlife, a cliff known as World's End is a top attraction at this park.

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Private Day Trip: Horton Plains and Pedro Tea Factory from Nuwara Eliya
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Horton Plains trek

We trekked the 9.5 kms around Horton Plains, very similar scenery to Scotland. We took in the amazing view at World's End, the day we went was a very calm, clear day. Worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We trekked the 9.5 kms around Horton Plains, very similar scenery to Scotland. We took in the amazing view at World's End, the day we went was a very calm, clear day. Worth seeing with a guide who can point out the various creatures. Left our nearby hotel at 5am and it was totally chaos by the time we arrived... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In every country for touristic sites they charge u much more than locals but they use this money for gd investment in improving the site. Simply the toilets are extremely bad as if they dont have an employee just to clean even though the access with the van is around 100 usd. Additionaly u jave to wait like 30 min... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from the beach, you arrive in a total other part of sri lanka. We arrived early to avoid the mist at World's end but found some clouds. Nice nature walk and impressive views (not only at world's end). It reminds Scotland

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice park to go for a walk and tick the World's End box, plus a small waterfall, but it has a lot of negatives for us. You can get equally impressive views from Ella Rock (and the Buddha nearby) for free with better weather and quieter. We paid 1750slr per person for a van of 6. And... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at around 9.30pm with the train in this town and immediately got adressed by the "head of the train station" to go to an overpriced guesthouse with a tuk tuk including our trip to Horton Plains again with an overpriced charge for the drive. After we declined this "kind" offer and telling them we are searching for our... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst holidaying in Sri-Lanka, this National Park is a must. There is so much beauty here , you will certainly enjoy. A train to Ohiya railway station, then Tuk Tuk or travel by car. Aprox 35mins from Nuwara Eliya (Little England). Be careful about entrance fee's as local's will try to rip you off. Negotiate.!!! Certainly worth a days outing.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a tourist/foreigner, you should at very least be aware that you are charged many times over for entrance fee. Eg The locals pay Rs100-300 while you pay Rs2500-3000 rupees. One can probably guess the assumptions but what is really troubling is the lack of transparency. No brochures, No signage on fees, No clear information. It is sad... More 

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horton Plains NP located in 32km from Nuwara eliya,You can reach their by privet vehicle or Train Ohiya railway station & then by tuk tuk. Best time to visit HP is January to May as per my knowledge. But January and February is to cold,and the best time to visit 6 am to 10 am.You can visit Worlds end,Mini worlds... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being super sored from Adam peak, I really enjoyed the walk. It's very easy and a bit long but the various sceneries are amazing. A must do

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Horton Plains with our 3 children (12, 14 and 16 of age). By chance we happened upon Nimal who took us on a 3.5 hours round-trip to World's End and Baker Falls. Without him we would have missed lots of different species of Lizards, Birds, plants and other details that made a lasting experience. Highly recommended for being... More 

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