Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya

In the cloud-covered heights of the Horton Plains National Park, Horton Plains National Park offers one of the most dramatic vantage points in Sri Lanka. From a sheer cliff drop of some 1,200 m (4,000 ft), the view encompasses almost the entire park. Hike the moderate 4 km (2.4 mi) trail from the entrance to the park's highest point, looping round Baker's Falls for the full 9.5 km (5.9 mi) experience. For the best views, plan your trip for early morning, when clouds are least likely to spoil the vista. Take plenty of water and snacks, and dress in layers against the chilly high-elevation conditions. For Horton Plains National Park and beyond, use our Nuwara Eliya trip planner to get the most from your Nuwara Eliya vacation.
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  • A nice easy walk that takes a few hours with breathtaking views and very diverse scenery. One of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. You need to get there early in the morning (the park ope...  more »
  • We started early in the morning, had a great hike and were finally rewarded with a magnificent view at the World's End. But not only the view itself is worthwhile, but also the almost 8km long circular hike due to the beautiful landscape. In rare cases you can probably even see leopards. We could see some birds, deer and deer.
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  • I visited with children. This is a very nice environment. It is a world heritage. If you visit please protect the environment. Even a little action like feeding wild squirrel is not good.
  • It was a very cool and windy place ! Required to bring wind breaker for the trek. Nice trekking. Nice scenery at the “world end”. Suggest to bring breakfast box and have it when you arrive at “world end” view point and continue to trek for waterfall.
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