Sri Lanka’s hill country is a trekkers paradise. It is popular to explore the knuckles mountain range from Kandy. 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 treasure for hikers, offering numerous trails that journey across clear rivers, through dense forests, past flowing waterfalls and lush tea plantations, and alongside terraced paddy fields and colorful Kandyan home gardens.
Horton plains national park is also very popular. It offers excellent hikes in an unusual environment, characterized by forest patches, grasslands and some high-altitude vegetation and the dramatic 880 meters drop at World’s End provides a view of an area so wide if you get up their at a sunny time. Beautiful bakers waterfall awaits you halfway through this magnificent trekking.
Adam’s peak is a wilderness Sanctuary, its best to begin your ascent at night in order to arrive at the top in time for a magical sunrise. It is one of those truly unique moments that will live in your memory after the pain of this journey is long gone.
Little Adam’s peak is a fascinating trekking for parasiac views. From the top you can accept the next challenge, Ella’s rock standing taller in close proximity.