Adam's peak : Adam first set foot on earth

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Duration

1 Night 2 Days

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Maximum Seats

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“Sri Paada” Peak Wilderness sanctuary is a natural reserve in Sri Lanka. It is the third largest (by area) of the 50 sanctuaries in the country. “Sri Paada” Peak Wilderness sanctuary is a tropical rain forest that spreads over a land of 224 square kilometers around the Sri Paada (Adam’s Peak) mountain. A huge forest area that belonged to the Peak Wilderness was cut down and cleared during the British colonial rule in Sri Lanka (1815-1948) to gain land for the massive tea estates which are still functioning in Nuwara Eliya district. The remaining portion of the Peak Wilderness was declared a wildlife sanctuary on October 25, 1940.

The contours of “Sri Paada” Peak Wilderness vary from 1000 to 7360 feet above sea level. Therefore, it possesses unusual geographical formations compared to the other natural reserves of the island. Bena Samanala (6579 ft), Dotalugala, Detanagala, is some of the tallest mountains in the Peak Wilderness. It is also the birthplace of Kelani, Kalu, Walave rivers and many tributaries of the river Mahaweli which make waterfalls such as Dotalu falls, Geradi falls, Galagama falls (655 ft.), and Mapanana falls (330 ft.) inside the sanctuary.

Access to the mountain is possible by 6 trails: Ratnapura-Palabaddala, Hatton-Nallathanniya, KuruwitaErathna, Murray estate, Mooku estate & Malimboda. The Nallathanni & Palabaddala routes are most favored by those undertaking the climb, while the Kuruwita-Erathna trail is used less often; these trails are linked to major cities or town by bus, accounting for their popular use. The Murray estate, Mookue state & Malimboda routes are hardly used, but do intersect with the Palabaddala road midway through the ascent. The usual route taken by most pilgrims is ascent via Hatton and descent via Rathnapura; although the Hatton trail is the steepest, it is also shorter than any of the other trails by approximately five kilometers.

Your route will be via Hatton (Hatton – Nallathanniya) and to climb down via Murray estate. Murray estate borders the peak wilderness sanctuary. It is one of the best hideouts in Sri Lanka which surrounds evergreen forests on the edge of the reserve. Once one of the starting ‘nodes’ of Palabadalla, Nallathanni or Erathna is reached, the rest of the ascent is done on foot through the forested mountainside on the steps built into it. The greater part of the track leading from the base to the summit consists of thousands of steps built in cement or rough stones.

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Journey Includes

AC Transport
All drink included
Breakfast
All tickets
Tour guide
Travel Insurance

Tour Overview

Activity 01

Arrival time will be 6.30 P.M at the Nallathanniya trail head

Activity 02

Brief description of the route and the hike

Activity 03

Starting the hike at 6.45 P.M.

Activity 04

Rest stops within every 1.5 K.M.

Activity 05

Dinner

Activity 06

Estimated time to reach the top by 1.00 A.M.

Activity 07

Resting time with refreshments

Activity 08

Viewing the moment of sunrise from top of Adams peak

Activity 09

Climbing down via Murray estate route by 6.30 A.M.

Activity 10

Breakfast

Activity 11

Water fall visit

  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled or the payment could be refunded.
  • Within 24 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows – 100% Cancellation Fee.

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Adam's peak : Adam first set foot on earth $ 295 $ 295 10 Anytime 1 Night 2 Days

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