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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  • Really very beautiful! Very nature, a total immersion with my wife and our six month old baby. A real happiness
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  • Very interesting place. Calm peaceful area with best climate. Have a nice walk and see the world's end. A full day trip. Entire family can enjoy.
  • Horton plains can feel very attractive climate. You will be able to visit Worlds' end and Baker's waterfalls at there. When you visit the place, it is better to wear respective and suitable dresses for cold and better dresses for hiking. Beautiful, relatively easy, it was amazing walk in 10 km trail. Miraculous views, be very careful there are no fences at World's End. Polythene, cigarettes, match boxes or lighters and hard liquor not allowed.
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