Hiking in Horton Plains National Park from Nuwara Eliya

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Hiking in Horton Plains National Park from Nuwara Eliya (Private Day Tour)

Horton Plains in Sri Lanka is the coldest and windiest location in the country covered by wild grasslands and interspersed with patches of thick forest, rocky outcrops, filigree waterfalls and misty lakes. The surprising diversity of the landscape is matched by the wide variety of wildlife. The world’s end is a sheer cliff, with a drop of about 4,000 feet (1,200 m). It is one of the most visited parts of Horton Plains National Park, and a key tourist attraction place in Sri Lanka.

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Highlights

  • Drive in mistry countryside of Sri Lanka.
  • Great scenery.
  • Adventure ride by Jeep.

Includes

  • Hotel pick & drop from Nuwara Eliya
  • Services of an English-speaking guide.
  • 1 Liter of bottled mineral water per person.
  • All taxes & service charges.

Excludes

  • Entrance fess (Horton Plains).
  • Food or drinks.
  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Expenses of personal nature.

What to Expect

Horton Plains in Sri Lanka is the coldest and windiest location in the country covered by wild grasslands and interspersed with patches of thick forest, rocky outcrops, filigree waterfalls and misty lakes. The surprising diversity of the landscape is matched by the wide variety of wildlife. The world’s end is a sheer cliff, with a drop of about 4,000 feet (1,200 m). It is one of the most visited parts of Horton Plains National Park, and a key tourist attraction place in Sri Lanka.

Large mammals could seldom be seen at Horton Plains. Samber is common sight at dusk and in the early morning hours. Mammals which still occur in reasonable numbers include Kelaart’s long clawed shrew Feroculus feroculus slender loris loris tardigradus endemic to the montane toque macaque Macaca sinica , purple faced langur Presbutis entellus, rusty-spotted cat felis rubigimosus and etc.Horton Plains National park harbors 12 species of endemic birds are recorded only for Horton Plains.

Additional Note

  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.
  • Your guide is knowledgeable of the Wildlife, Flora, Fauna and Landscape of the Park and will accompany you in the trek inside the Park should you acquire the guiding services.
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