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All Inclusive - Kirigalpoththa Mountain Hike Via Horton Plains
Location
Nuwara Eliya
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Duration
Full Day
Location
Yala , Sri Lanka
Duration
Full Day
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All Inclusive - Kirigalpoththa Mountain Hike Via Horton Plains

Get the most out of your short stay in Nuwara Eliya with a hiking tour to Kirigalpoththa which is the 2nd highest Mountain of Sri Lanka after Pidurutalagala. With a peak elevation of 2,388 meters above sea level, Kirigalpoththa is the highest point in the Horton Plains National Park and also the highest peak accessible to the public. This 7 K.M trail (one way) will take around 5 1/2 hours of trekking, hiking & mountaineering challenges.

  • Itinerary
  • Includes
  • Excludes
  • Conditions
  • Know before you go
Itinerary
05:45

You will be picked up early morning and transferred to Horton plains national park. On arrival, our nature guide will give you a brief description of the route and the hike.

06:45

Arrive at Horton Plains and start the hike. This mountain hike gives you a chance to climb up Kirigalpoththa, the second highest mountain in Sri Lanka. Feel the exhilaration of hiking up the mountain by a single overgrown trail with several difficult hiking and mountaineering sections. Pass through scenic grass plains, cloud forests, bogs and steep rocky surfaces.

9:00

Discover the exceedingly beautiful nature and varied wildlife in Horton Plains and Kirigalpoththa. Enjoy your picnic lunch in an outdoor location surrounded by the mountains. Take photographs of the best views. Sri Lankan Leopard & Sambur are the bigger wild animals you may sometimes come across; if you are lucky, you may even encounter a few endemic bird species as well.

13:00

Enjoy your picnic lunch in an outdoor location surrounded by the mountains.

17:30

Arrive back to the trail head where you will get in to your vehicle for the drive back to your hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Refreshments with energy slabs.
  • First aid
  • Park entrance tickets.
  • Back up vehicle for emergency transport.
  • Support staff fee for guide, helper(s), driver and qualified first aid officer.
Excludes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Conditions
  • Children 10 Years and younger are not recommended.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult price is applicable for all the participants.
  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled or the payment could be refunded.

Cancellation Policy

  • To receive a full refund, travelers should cancel before 24 hours of the experience starting date in the local time zone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
Know before you go
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Nuwara Eliya hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. Pick up time and the time duration will be changed according to the Pickup location.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.
Starting From
USD
160.00

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