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The Best Hiking in Colombo

Looking for the best hiking in Colombo? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Colombo. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Colombo

  • Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Hike to Adam's Peak/Sripada

    5 mi / 7358.9 ft gain
    Backstory: I'm Sri-Lankan by ethnicity, but was born and raised stateside/Singapore. I've always wanted to do this hike, and finally got the chance to with my family this past December. Getting There: To get to Sri Pada, you need to get to Hatton then to Dalhousie. I'd recommend taking a train to...
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  • Nallathanniya, Sri Lanka

    Summit Adam's Peak

    7.8 mi / 3320.2 ft gain
    At 2243m, Adam’s Peak is a unique mountain in that it is considered a sacred pilgrimage site for Christians, Muslims, Buddhists and Hindus alike. The official pilgrimage season runs from approximately December to May and during this time the trail leading up Adam’s Peak is lit with sparkling ligh...
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