We got a tuk Tuk from our hotel in ohiya on a 3.5 hour wait for 2000lkr. Takes about 30 mins. The main long drive is from the tickets to the path start. Tickets cost around 7000lkr for two but signing in takes about five...More
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About Horton Plains National Park
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It is an just an ok walk which makes the cost even more ridiculous with foreigner cost 600% of cost to locals. It seems more like a UNESCO sponsored fund raiser. We walked the entire trail in 4 hours and saw no wild life except...More
The walk is wonderful and worlds end is breathtaking although the day visited was hazy. The landscape was in some ways similar to going on a bush walk in parts of south eastern Australia with the only concern being the cost of getting to the...More
Start the tour from the mini worlds end side as u will have time to see the view of the mini worlds end and worlds end.
This national park is accessible from Nuwara Eliya and most people usually take a cab to visit this national park. We instead stayed in a town called Ohiya (11 kms) from this national park and took a tuk tuk up there. It is also accessible...More
First off, the ridiculous entry fee, we paid 6772 rupees for 2 foreigners plus our driver, 'service' charge and tax. The walk is very pleasant, easy if you do a bit of hiking and about 8km in length to do the complete loop. Good views...More
The day I went on my safari it was around mid morning and boiling hot. The jeep had some shade however as you're driving at snails pace and often stopping there is no escaping the heat. The entrance fees were amongst the highest of any...More
It's a natural park with landscapes similar to Switzerland. You can do a circular walking route of 9 Km. It is an easy one. In my case I couldn't see many animals, I saw many more just by driving in the roads. What surprised me...More
The admission fee to the park is over 3,000 Sri Lankan rupiah per person. That's $20 per person on top of the cost of transport to the park, which is about 5,000 rupiah. Quite a lot for a few hour walk. That said, the trail...More