Nature Trail of Horton Plains

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Nature Trail of Horton Plains

CODE : RA/T240

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Horton Plains National Park

Starting from $10/ pp

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Nature Trail of Horton Plains

CODE : RA/T240

01 Day

Horton Plains National Park

Starting from $10/ pp

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Horton Plains National Park in Ohiya is a protected area as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Making the coldest and windiest location in Sri Lanka, Horton Plains consists of an ecosystem such as montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. This plateau at an altitude of 2100 – 2300 meters is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. Horton Plains spread across over 3169 hectares of the highest tableland of the island. Horton Plains was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 30th July 2010 because of the large number of endemic flora and fauna species of Horton Plains National Park.

The montane forest of Horton Plains is the source of three major rivers of Sri Lanka, river Mahaweli – the longest river of Sri Lanka, river Walawe and river Kelani. Also Horton Plains is bounded by the country’s second and third highest mountain peaks of Sri Lanka. Kirigalpoththa Mountain with the height of 2388 meters making it the 2nd highest mountain and Thotupola Mountain with the height if 2357 meters making it the 3rd highest mountain in Sri Lanka.

The speciality of The Horton Plains lies on its southern edge at an altitude of 2140 meters, The Worlds End an escarpment that fall sheer 900 meters. Most hiker’s target of hiking is the Worlds End. The main trek taking a circular route can be enjoyed within 3 hours and the trail opens up with an expansive panoramic view of flora, bare patina grassland, densely wooded cloud forests. At a distance of mere 200 meters beyond World’s End, the trek turn off the ridge inland to another lovely attraction: Baker’s fall named after Samuel Baker. The most often site of wildlife at Horton Plains are herds of Sambar Deer among the other mammals in the park are Strip-necked Mongoose, Long-Tailed Giant Squirrel Wild Boar, the endemic Bear Monkey and Toque Monkey. When the hikers reached the summit of Worlds End, they can enjoy the panoramic view of mountain ranges and also when they look down from Worlds End they can see Balangoda Town, another ancient city in Sri Lanka.

  • Arrive at the location
  • Meet the Guides
  • Getting ready for hike
  • Horton Plains nature trail
  • Trek back to start point
  • Horton Plains National Park
  • Baker’s Fall
  • Mini world’s end
  • World’s end
  • English speaking experienced guide
LOCAL RATE
Number of PaxRate per head
1LKR 4000
2LKR 2000
3 - 4LKR 1000
5 - 10LKR 800
11 - 15LKR 750
16 - 24LKR 750
25 or moreLKR 650
FOREIGN RATE
Number of PaxRate per head
1USD 25
2USD 18
3 - 4USD 10
5 - 10USD 10
11 - 15USD 10
16 - 24USD 10
25 or moreUSD 8

General Terms

  • We take great care to protect our forests, nature and environment so please keep be aware that the following is strictly forbidden.
    – Picking leaves
    – Using polythene and plastics
    – Lighting unsafe campfires
    – Dumping garage or leftovers (you may carry a garbage bag to put in any personal garbage if any may be there)
  • Make sure to have your health insurance valid in Sri Lanka.
  • You are strictly asked to obey the guides instructions while on hike.
  • While you’re actively involved in a activity or hike we will not be responsible for any issue that’s comes up with smart phones or any other personal devices. So it is recommended to keep them inside your backpack or anywhere safe.
  • As the name suggests we offer adventurous tours hence, we would like to remind you not to expect any luxurious accommodation or anything of that sort.
  • Do not take alcohol before activities.
  • Please disclose before participating, if you are suffering from heart problem, epilepsy or any other disease.
  • When hiking please carry a small backpack and a small water bottle to make the the home easier for you.
  • If you have any bigger bags you are most welcome to leave them with us before you depart for the hike. We will keep it safe for you.
  • Do carry a Dettol antiseptic bottle for any leech attacks.
  • Please wear suitable clothing, shoes and personal sleeping essentials while hiking for your own comfort.
  • When traveling at Meemure it is strictly forbidden to disturb the local folks who are doing their daily routine work.
  • Transport to Meemure is costed separately and it is mentioned in the price guide. Should you require and information on the transport please refer the price guide.
  • Meemure area not covered by telephone signals so please keep that in mind.
  • Don’t wear jewelry or expensive watches.
  • Don’t put anything to river.

Booking & Payment Terms

  • Every addition except for the items mentioned in the package inclusions will be priced separately.
  • Filling up the booking form online will not guarantee you a confirmed booking. Once the booking form is submitted, an agent will review and reply with the instructions on how to get your booking confirmed.
  • Reservations will be placed in the order of advance payment dates. To guarantee your booking on your requested date, we recommend you to pay the advance payment as soon as possible.
  • Prior to receiving the booking confirmation you will be asked to make an advance payment of 30% of the total package value and before starting the tour the rest of the payment must be paid in full.
  • Each and every payment will be issued an invoice.
Overview

Horton Plains National Park in Ohiya is a protected area as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Making the coldest and windiest location in Sri Lanka, Horton Plains consists of an ecosystem such as montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. This plateau at an altitude of 2100 – 2300 meters is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. Horton Plains spread across over 3169 hectares of the highest tableland of the island. Horton Plains was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 30th July 2010 because of the large number of endemic flora and fauna species of Horton Plains National Park.

The montane forest of Horton Plains is the source of three major rivers of Sri Lanka, river Mahaweli – the longest river of Sri Lanka, river Walawe and river Kelani. Also Horton Plains is bounded by the country’s second and third highest mountain peaks of Sri Lanka. Kirigalpoththa Mountain with the height of 2388 meters making it the 2nd highest mountain and Thotupola Mountain with the height if 2357 meters making it the 3rd highest mountain in Sri Lanka.

The speciality of The Horton Plains lies on its southern edge at an altitude of 2140 meters, The Worlds End an escarpment that fall sheer 900 meters. Most hiker’s target of hiking is the Worlds End. The main trek taking a circular route can be enjoyed within 3 hours and the trail opens up with an expansive panoramic view of flora, bare patina grassland, densely wooded cloud forests. At a distance of mere 200 meters beyond World’s End, the trek turn off the ridge inland to another lovely attraction: Baker’s fall named after Samuel Baker. The most often site of wildlife at Horton Plains are herds of Sambar Deer among the other mammals in the park are Strip-necked Mongoose, Long-Tailed Giant Squirrel Wild Boar, the endemic Bear Monkey and Toque Monkey. When the hikers reached the summit of Worlds End, they can enjoy the panoramic view of mountain ranges and also when they look down from Worlds End they can see Balangoda Town, another ancient city in Sri Lanka.

Itinerary
  • Arrive at the location
  • Meet the Guides
  • Getting ready for hike
  • Horton Plains nature trail
  • Trek back to start point
Inclusions
  • Horton Plains National Park
  • Baker’s Fall
  • Mini world’s end
  • World’s end
  • English speaking experienced guide
Price Guide
LOCAL RATE
Number of PaxRate per head
1LKR 4000
2LKR 2000
3 - 4LKR 1000
5 - 10LKR 800
11 - 15LKR 750
16 - 24LKR 750
25 or moreLKR 650
FOREIGN RATE
Number of PaxRate per head
1USD 25
2USD 18
3 - 4USD 10
5 - 10USD 10
11 - 15USD 10
16 - 24USD 10
25 or moreUSD 8
T & C

General Terms

  • We take great care to protect our forests, nature and environment so please keep be aware that the following is strictly forbidden.
    – Picking leaves
    – Using polythene and plastics
    – Lighting unsafe campfires
    – Dumping garage or leftovers (you may carry a garbage bag to put in any personal garbage if any may be there)
  • Make sure to have your health insurance valid in Sri Lanka.
  • You are strictly asked to obey the guides instructions while on hike.
  • While you’re actively involved in a activity or hike we will not be responsible for any issue that’s comes up with smart phones or any other personal devices. So it is recommended to keep them inside your backpack or anywhere safe.
  • As the name suggests we offer adventurous tours hence, we would like to remind you not to expect any luxurious accommodation or anything of that sort.
  • Do not take alcohol before activities.
  • Please disclose before participating, if you are suffering from heart problem, epilepsy or any other disease.
  • When hiking please carry a small backpack and a small water bottle to make the the home easier for you.
  • If you have any bigger bags you are most welcome to leave them with us before you depart for the hike. We will keep it safe for you.
  • Do carry a Dettol antiseptic bottle for any leech attacks.
  • Please wear suitable clothing, shoes and personal sleeping essentials while hiking for your own comfort.
  • When traveling at Meemure it is strictly forbidden to disturb the local folks who are doing their daily routine work.
  • Transport to Meemure is costed separately and it is mentioned in the price guide. Should you require and information on the transport please refer the price guide.
  • Meemure area not covered by telephone signals so please keep that in mind.
  • Don’t wear jewelry or expensive watches.
  • Don’t put anything to river.

Booking & Payment Terms

  • Every addition except for the items mentioned in the package inclusions will be priced separately.
  • Filling up the booking form online will not guarantee you a confirmed booking. Once the booking form is submitted, an agent will review and reply with the instructions on how to get your booking confirmed.
  • Reservations will be placed in the order of advance payment dates. To guarantee your booking on your requested date, we recommend you to pay the advance payment as soon as possible.
  • Prior to receiving the booking confirmation you will be asked to make an advance payment of 30% of the total package value and before starting the tour the rest of the payment must be paid in full.
  • Each and every payment will be issued an invoice.

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