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  • The Best Hiking in Nuwara Eliya

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    Top hiking spots in and near Nuwara Eliya

    • 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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    • Ambagollapathana, Sri Lanka

      Hike Little Adam's Peak

      1 mi / 500 ft gain
      The village of Ella is a perfect little backpackers stop on southwestern edge of the central Sri Lankan hill country on the main train line between Badulla and the capitol, Colombo. No trip to Ella is complete without a quick hike to the top of Little Adam's Peak, or "Little Sri Pada" to locals. ...
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    • Kandy, Sri Lanka

      Hike to World's End in Horton Plains NP

      6 mi / 500 ft gain
      World's End in Horton Plains National Park is perhaps *the* tourist destination in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, featuring a 4,000' drop and breathtaking views of tea plantations and the Indian Ocean some 50 miles way.The park itself sits on the southern plateau of the central highlands wit...
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