Kirigalpoththa Day Hike

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Kirigalpoththa Day Hike

Montane cloud forests and sambar deer… You will walk across the mountain grasslands interspersed with montane cloud forests within the Horton Plains National Park (2139m), the most elevated tableland in Sri Lanka and eventually hike up to the Kirigalpoththa — the second highest peak (2,392m) in Sri Lanka. The way back is on the same […]

Balana Hike

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Balana Hike

Battlegrounds and strategic forts… Walk the final stretch of the historic Old Road to Kandy, the path of diplomacy and trade, trodden on by Kings, Governors, and Generals. Many battles have been fought along the way. Location : Kandy Length    16 km Group size    4 to 8 Pick up point    Suspension bridge, Gannoruwa – […]

Kodigahakanda Hike

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Kodigahakanda Hike

Keepers of the forest… When the streams and wells started to go dry as a result of the extensive quarrying and deforestation, the villagers of Olaboduwa North formed a society known as “Mihithala Mithuro” (Earth Friends) on their own initiative to protect the forest resource  on which they were so dependent … Location : Gonapola Distance from […]

Maligatenna Hike

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Ambalamas, caves and drip ledges… Historic sites, rock caves used by monastic monks, dramatic rock formations, diverse landscapes, and vibrant rural life, all offering unforgettable experiences. Location : Buthgamuwa Distance from Colombo city : 37 km Length     12 km Group size     4 to 8 Pick up point     Boardwalk restaurant car park, Waters Edge, […]

Labugama Hike

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Labugama Hike

Waterfalls & lush green hills… This area of great beauty is also a place of historical importance. In 1875, the Prince of Wales was visiting the area and was so impressed with the quality of water that it is thought to have inspired the building of the Labugama reservoir. Location : Thummodara Distance from Colombo city […]