Horton Plains National Park

Sri Lanka’s second and third highest peaks, Kirigalpotta (2,395 m) and Thotupola Kanda (2,357 m) are found here. Three important rivers, the Mahaveli, Kelani and the Walawe originate from Horton Plains. The highlight for walkers is visiting World’s End or Baker’s Falls.

Getting There

Wild Life

Birdwatchers could see montane varieties such as Yellow-eared Bulbul, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler and Dull-blue Flycatcher.

Some of the mammals found here include Leopard, Bear Monkey and Mouse Deer. Some of the reptiles recorded are Horned Lizard and Dwarf Chameleon.


Park Accomodations

Nuwara Eliya has a wide choice of accommodation.

Source: Sri Lanka National Parks & Reserves by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne,  published by Jetwing Eco Holidays.