Trekking in Sri Lanka

There is a abundant of opportunities awaiting in Sri Lanka’s diverse and luscious hill country for the keen hikers and trekkers. The beautiful area of Belihul oya, located in the hill country of Sri Lanka, provides a superb base from which to try out a wide variety of hiking and trekking tours through jungle, across paddy fields and up mountains. The river and numerous waterfalls in Sri Lanka are another key attraction that allows hikers and trekkers to enjoy a refreshing dip en-route! In the same area the mysterious.

Horton Plains National Park offers some excellent hikes in an unusual environment, characterised by forest patches, grasslands and some high-altitude vegetation. The river and numerous waterfalls in Sri Lanka are another key attraction that allows hikers and trekkers to enjoy a refreshing dip en-route! Highlights include the dramatic 880 meter drop at World’s End and the beautiful Baker’s Falls. When climbing the infamous Adam’s Peak Wilderness Sanctuary (Sri Pada), its best to begin your ascent at night in order to arrive at the top in time for a magical sunrise when the mystical shadow of the peak is perfectly cast across the clouds. It is one of those truly unique moments that will live on in your memory long after the aches and pains from the hiking have gone!

If you’re in the Kandy vicinity, don’t miss out on exploring the beautiful Knuckles Mountain Range. The region stretches an impressive 155 sq km, with five major forest formations, a wide variety of rare and endemic flora and fauna and some breathtaking mountain scenery. It is a real paradise for trekkers, offering numerous trekking trip that journey across clear rivers, through dense forests, past flowing waterfalls and lush tea plantations, and alongside terraced paddy fields and colourful Kandyan home gardens.

Your trekking tour in Sri Lanka would remain incomplete without a visit to the fascinating Sinharaja Rainforest where a variety of trails can be tailor-made to meet the specific interests/fitness levels of the group.Please remember that it is impossible to be absolutely precise about how hard a walk may be, as there may be many contributory factors. If you are pregnant or suffering from any kind of illness then do not attempt this trekking activity. Consulting your physician is highly recommended before engaging in this activity.

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