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Piduruthalagala summit

This is the highest mountain of Sri Lanka but you can go to top of the Mountain by vehical. There... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Nilmini P
Summer vacation

While enjoying the summer vacation in cool Nuwara Eliya, went to the highest place of Sri Lanka... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Hari N
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Pidurutalagala, or Mount Pedro in English, is an ultra prominent peak, and the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka, at 2,524 m. Mount Pedro is located close to the city of Nuwara Eliya, and is easily visible from most areas of the Central Province.Driving...more
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is the highest mountain of Sri Lanka but you can go to top of the Mountain by vehical. There is prohibited area due to security reasons of the Transmission towers. You can see the the beautiful view if there isn't mist.

Thank Nilmini P
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

While enjoying the summer vacation in cool Nuwara Eliya, went to the highest place of Sri Lanka. You have road access up to the top and you will find a Temple and some other towers. But the view from the Top And while driving to...More

1  Thank Hari N
Reviewed June 29, 2018

While internet said access to Piduruthalagala opens at 8 AM, even by 9 AM the ticket counter was not open. While locals were let through our van with foreign tourists was asked to wait. Eventually when I offered if I can buy ticket on the...More

1  Thank Shrinidhi H
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

One of the milestone in Sri Lanka as this is the highest point in Sri Lanka You can easily reach there by a car. 230/= Rupees per car & you need to fallow official rules and regulations. Once you up, nice experience

1  Thank Sudesh I
Reviewed March 4, 2018

You need to go in a vehicle as you are not allowed to walk or cycle to the mountain top. There is an air force camp at the top so the area is guarded by them. It is worth going to the top to see...More

2  Thank Prabodha D
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Highest mountain of the Sri Lanka. In some seasons, it may too cold top of the mountain. Recommand to visit in a sunny day. Sri Lanka Air Force are maintaining the security of the area.

Thank Laddu N
Reviewed February 5, 2018

The highest mountain of Sri Lanka. I was lucky to visit a very clear day on to the summit. Panoramic view of 360 degrees. You can clearly see Adam's Peak from one side through the other mountains. Also Kirigalpotta 2nd highest peak of the country...More

2  Thank Rankothge Ajith N
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

With a little bit of luck, guards will let you through the gate of the high-security area at the top of mount Pidurutalagala, to enjoy a ride or hike amidst colourful flowers and rough bushes. And with a little more luck, the whether is clear...More

Thank mbrandon
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

I planned to climb this mountain, but at the foot there was a millitairy point that I was not allowed to pass as a pedestrian. It seems vehicles are allowed.

1  Thank EmmyBy
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful views from this highest mountain in Sri Lanka 🇱🇰. It isn't necessary to step into the temple at the top unless you choose to; the view at the top once you walk on is incomparable. The warm glass of tea from the...More

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December 10, 2017|
Response from Kaniz K | Reviewed this property |
The local driver which we hired got the clearance from local military authority. You need to show your passport or ID card while entering at the gate. No hassle at all.
December 8, 2017|
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Response from Kaniz K | Reviewed this property |
You need permission. Small car can go with difficulties.
Joshua G
March 29, 2017|
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Response from AmalWitha | Reviewed this property |
hi joshua you can't climb this mountain by foot there are leopard in there for safe side of us only put this control