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Kirigalpoththa Hike

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Ohiya, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You have to come to hortain plains entrance 1st. Download offline google map before you go there.There is kirigalpoththa trial on the map. And use GPS always to follow the trail on the map. It will definitely make your hike very easy. It's a 14km...More

Thank Dilshan M
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

First of all, do not attempt if you haven't done any hike before. And if you're not a fit person you will certainly have a tough time completing it..... We went as a group of 13 and half of them were unfit, therefore it took...More

Thank Rivon94
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Kirigalpoththa mountain is the second highest mountain in Sri Lanka, located inside the Horton Plains National Park. The hike is not and not the most difficult (for experienced hikers/trekkers). You MUST have someone who knows the trek very well to show your the way, to...More

Thank Yashen
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Actually this is the second highest peak in sri lanka. As we already know, all areas are not accessible of piduruthalagala for general public. So kirigalpoththa is the best possible trekking in sri lanka. We traveled in a weekend. Make sure that you prepared for...More

1  Thank Rukshan K
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Kirigalpoththa is the second highest point of Sri Lanka. About 6Km tracking from Horton plains national park entrance. A great place to hike. Starting from small trails from horton plains we had to cross a very thick/dense jungle where is leopard density is high in...More

Thank Shafeer Z
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This is the 2nd most highest peak in Sri Lanka. Situated in Horton plains national park. Can enter the park via main gate at pattipola side or ohiya side. Have to buy tickets. Best to start the hike early in the morning. 7Km track. Better...More

1  Thank Chandima D
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Wow nice beautiful place. You must visit this place if you travel to up country. Be there for a while and feel the environment.

Thank Laksiri L
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The trail starts from the Horton Plains Visitor Center. The first part leads through plains and some little woods from time to time. In the second part, when the ascent to the summit starts, these hills are all covered by wood. This is where we...More

5  Thank ouud
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I don't think many SriLankans climbed or know this place hence this is a hidden gem for hikers I don't think this is highly adventurous but certainly, it's great for an ordinary person/traveller. From Nuwara Eliya, you can travel within two hours, once you come...More

1  Thank Aadhes
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

By Far, the best Hike in Sri Lanka. Especially during a rainy weather. Brings out the best in you. Traveller's Paradise. P.s. If your planning to stay overnight in the area make sure, *Have Adequate Water *Blankets and Sweaters to last the Night *To keep...More

2  Thank Tariq Shabbir D
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