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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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$115.00*
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Private Guided Hike to Kirigalpoththa Mountain via Horton Plains
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$82.50*
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Private Guided Railroad Hike to Horton Plains Border
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$62.00*
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Private Day Trip: Horton Plains and Pedro Tea Factory from Nuwara Eliya

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Beautiful, must-do

Horton Plains was one of my favorite parts of my Sri Lanka trip. The hike was easy to moderate in some parts, and just beautiful. It was cloudy when we started, but cleared up for... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Horton Plains was one of my favorite parts of my Sri Lanka trip. The hike was easy to moderate in some parts, and just beautiful. It was cloudy when we started, but cleared up for our hike. I thought the view from Little World's End was just as beautiful as World's End. The entire hike, I was amazed by the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an excellent trip to Horton plains. We started at 5am, we were not sure it would be worth the early start?! But we were wrong, we saw the sun rise which was beautiful, and the national park was stunning. What a fantastic walk past worlds end and baker falls, with plenty of wildlife to see, and dramatic sky... More 

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BNE, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The entry pricing appears to be somewhat dynamic, varies depending on the number of people and by the day it seems. We paid 15800 Rs for a van with 6 people (plus the cost of the transport to and from) and I heard other people getting charged 3700 for 1 and 11000 for 4. In contrast to many places who... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the wildlife park you allowed to walk. This is famous for sambar deers. This is located in highland and climate is very cool

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First up, I was fully prepared for the long walk on an undulating terrain - had professional hiking shoes, ample packed breakfast and bottles of water, cap, sun-block, rain gear, etc. I am also used to hiking on far more difficult terrains. Consequently, I was able to finish the entire round-trip in 2.5 hours flat. I started my hike from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked it so much. It is exciting to see Worlds end there. Don't forget to take bag or pocket with u to remove garbage on ur way.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to Hortan plains National Park. Previously I reached it from Nuwaraeliya. This time I reached it from Boralanda - Ohiya - Horton Plains route . This is a narrow road with many hairpin bends going through the forest. You find only a few vehicles and people along this route and its a really peaceful drive.... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Horton Plains is one of hot spot in Sri Lanka located at Nuwaraeliya district and 32 km drive from Nuwaraelya. you can enjoy walking 9 km of loop. 75% of flat walking and 25% climbing. specially very often you feel the FOUR SEASON Sun, Wind, Fog, Rain, don't forget to take your Rain coat specially Dec,Jun, Feb,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit place for every traveler. Park is accessible from Ohiya & Pattipola. Train is the ideal transport mode to go there & see the best landscapes. January to April is the best season to visit the park. There are a few bungalows run by the Wildlife department & three camp sites. Reservation needs to be done at least... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A walk in the park for more than 25 dollars. The nature is beautiful, but the walk itself is quite boring and there are about 800 people walking at the same time (and we were there in low season). Definitely not worth the trouble.

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