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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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$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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Well Worth Getting Up At 5am

Best take off at 5 am in order to be early Q to buy ticket to enter the park. Lucky enough to see a heard of deer & clear fresh air in the morning. Suggest go for the World End... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best take off at 5 am in order to be early Q to buy ticket to enter the park. Lucky enough to see a heard of deer & clear fresh air in the morning. Suggest go for the World End 1st as you can see the sea of clouds early in the morning. Good 3 hrs of walking to complete... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a saying in Spain 'no vale la pena' which means something is not worth the effort. Take my word and believe this place is definitely not worth the effort. We had to wake up at 4.30 am in order to leave our hotel at 5 am to do this walk. We started out with frost on the grass... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All around the walk is beautiful scenery and the highlight which is Worlds End is absolutely stunning. We went on 16-02-2017 and walked the loop the way that started with Baker Falls (ended with World's End, this way is best I think so you finish with the biggest attraction). It was 8km (checked with GPS as going round) and easy... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go here after all the rave reviews. We arrived at 8am as advised by our driver. Getting in was chaos, it was very busy. Well overpriced in my opinion considering you can walk anywhere in England for free most of the time. The views were good but not spectacular. I would say this is a moderate walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I visited this place after about five years from the initial visit, but still I feel I want to go again and again.. Even though it has plenty to walk (about 10 to 12 Km's), still it's fun to walk.. On your way you will find -Bakers Falls -World's end -Mini world's end. And will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike of Horton plains will take around 3-4 hours and it is around 9-10kms. You can see the Baker's Falls, Chimney Pool, World's End and Mini World's end through your trek. Horton plains is quite dry during the day time and the paths are quite dusty. Hence starting a hike early morning will be quite good. Weather wise during... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great walk and our family managed to do this even in the rain. (4 and 6 year old). The shocker is the price to get into the National Park. Also, they go through your bags at the entrance which is not near the carpark and take all the plastic off bottles or any bags you may have... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Started the hike with a greeting by a stag! Beautiful trek across a flat land, forest land & a lot of hiking up & down hills. Gorgeous sights, fresh air & sounds all the way. Not just at world's end and mini world's end. Enjoyed every minute (& cent). Highly recommended. Go early in the morning to make the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to Horton Plains was one of the highlights of our three weeks in Sri Lanka. The loop walk to World's End/Baker's Falls is beautiful, with stunning scenery most of the way. The views at each of the main points are beautiful, but the landscapes you walk through to get there are also incredible. The walk is 9.5km and... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This national has three spectacular sights on the circular walk including The Bakers falls, and Worlds. Make no mistake, this trek is strenuous. Altitude, combined with the tough terrain make this a challenge to all but the most accomplished (and fit) walker. Take your time and pace yourself, allowing 3 to 4 hours to complete the route. Great views etc.... More 

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