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Be Aware of Leaches!

We started our trek at 2am knowing full well the peak will be in the clouds as we reached the top... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shannon M
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" A Stunning View "

Start trekking early in the morning may bring more enthusiastic sceneries for you. It is one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VisionLanka
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Galle, Sri Lanka
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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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nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
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All reviews sri lanka off season warm clothes full moon coming down the sun rise few days watch the sunrise worth the effort hard work beautiful sunrise tuk tuk flip flops tough climb steep steps worth the climb couple of days
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We started our trek at 2am knowing full well the peak will be in the clouds as we reached the top, but we wanted to do it anyways. We knew the trek would be physically hard?! But that was hard hard! Took us 6 hours...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Start trekking early in the morning may bring more enthusiastic sceneries for you. It is one of the superb destination called Sri Pada Mountain (Adam’s Peak). It is a long way to reach the peak, it is a holy land where Lord Buddha kept his...More

Thank VisionLanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left our hotel at 5 am in the dark, only using a mobile phone light as a torch, which was sufficient, though it would be better to use a proper torch as it didn’t get light until about 5.45 am. We decided not to...More

1  Thank Pioneer749954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try not to be put off from doing this walk, so long as you have s good level of fitness and prepare sensibly, it is very doable and not something to stress about. First for some practical advice. You will need: *A torch (essential as...More

5  Thank Chabawacci
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read a lot about Adam’s Peak and the pictures which are shared by other travellers look really amazing. Finally we decided to climb the mountain. We started at 2.00 am, reaching the top at 5:30 am, just 15 minutes before the sunrise. September...More

1  Thank 414nuriar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real sense of achievement climbing to the top in the middle of the night. We found it very tough - both up and down, but it was a great experience and watching sunrise from the top with about 50 others was amazing. What a...More

2  Thank GlobetrotterNL83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience! Don't overestimate your fitness level, this is a very hard hike. I left the accommodation at 2:30am and reached the top around 5:00am, right on time for one of the best sunrise ever! Going down is has hard as the climb because your...More

Thank Emy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Check the weather before you decide to do in off season. Hiking in the dark and pouring rain, we were soaked by the time we got to the top. The temple was closed (which we knew before heading up) so people just clustered under awnings...More

1  Thank Alex R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

normally the off season and often has hazy views. If you are lucky you can witness the best sunrise in Sri Lanka. What a climb. Over 5000 steps... all .concrete, all the way to the top, that's amazing in itself and 2243 mts high. you...More

Thank Journey786407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk up Adam's Peak and were lucky enough to have perfect weather. We chose to start walking at 6am so we could enjoy the scenery in both directions. We missed sunrise on top of course, but also got to do the...More

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Nhimm
October 16, 2018|
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Response from Chabawacci | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It depends how hard it is raining. If it is very heavy then it will make the steps a bit slippy, so you will want to walk carefully, especially if it is dark. You may want to ask somebody local to check whether the... More
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Jessica W
October 11, 2018|
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Response from Pioneer749954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I climbed Adam’s Peak on the 5th of October. It is my belief that you can walk all year round, though there was no access to the temple when we arrived at the top. The walk was a good challenge and he views were... More
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Andrea F
October 5, 2018|
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Response from Hemantha perera p | Reviewed this property |
do not select off season, gate closed. Some days good weather. Now rain. But the scenes are very beautiful. Recommended day time climb and see the nature in Maskeliya area
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