Private Hiking Tour To Kirigalpoththa Mountain Via Horton Plains - Nuwara Eliya

From USD 300
Per Person
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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 1 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    5:45 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Nuwara Eliya
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Kirigalpoththa is the 2nd highest Mountain of Sri Lanka after Pidurutalagala. With a peak elevation of 2,388 meters above sea level, Kirigalpoththa is the highest point in the Horton Plains National Park and also the highest peak accessible to the public. This 7 K.M trail (one way) will take around 5 1/2 hours of trekking, hiking & mountaineering challenges.

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5:45hrs: You will be picked up early morning and transferred to Horton plains national park. On arrival, our nature guide will give you a brief description of the route and the hike.

This mountain hike gives you a chance to climb up Kirigalpoththa, the second highest mountain in Sri Lanka. Feel the exhilaration of hiking up the mountain by a single overgrown trail with several difficult hiking and mountaineering sections. Pass through scenic grass plains, cloud forests, bogs and steep rocky surfaces. Discover the exceedingly beautiful nature and varied wildlife in Horton Plains and Kirigalpoththa. Enjoy your picnic lunch in an outdoor location surrounded by the mountains. Take photographs of the best views. Sri Lankan Leopard & Sambur are the bigger wild animals you may sometimes come across; if you are lucky, you may even encounter a few endemic bird species as well.

17:30hrs: Arrive back to the trail head where you will get in to your vehicle for the drive back to your hotel in Nuwara eliya.


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Picnic Lunch

Refreshments with energy slabs.

First aid

Back up vehicle for emergency transport.

Support staff fee for guide, helper(s), driver and qualified first aid officer.



Bottled water



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate