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Adam's Peak

nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
+94 71 605 8485
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Climbed with kids -absolutely wonderful!!!

Leaving our hotel at 2.45am with our three small children we climbed (with many stops along the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Familywise
spectacular views

a group of seven of us made the journey to climb adams peak. starting at 2.30 we managed to reach... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rachel H
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This 7,300 foot tall mountain in the jungle of Sri Lanka is sacred to several different religions.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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nallathanniya, Nallathanniya 22070, Sri Lanka
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+94 71 605 8485
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Leaving our hotel at 2.45am with our three small children we climbed (with many stops along the way!) to summit before sunrise. We were there in the off season so there were no lights along the way -we took head lamps and torches which you...More

Thank Familywise
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

a group of seven of us made the journey to climb adams peak. starting at 2.30 we managed to reach the top by 5.30. we had a guide as it was off season and there is no lighting during this time. was difficult at times...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We climbed out of season on a weekday. We climbed at 2.30am. Despite it being out of season there are places open to have water/tea/snacks on the way up, they just aren’t as plentiful as peak season. We walked up in t-shirts but you need...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful walk up a big mountain in the middle of the night. Totally worth getting up at 2am to make the trip. Lovely camaraderie on the way and atmosphere at the top. We went slightly out of season and there were about 100 people in...More

Thank mikelambertmike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed at 3:30am from the Green House guest house to catch the sunrise in perfect time. the guest house was great. Right next to the beginning of the trek the man of the house is a gent. The walk was hard but worth it.

Thank Clip S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The correct distance and travel time for near by location from Hatton. Hatton to Delhouse 31 km. Delhouse to Adam's Peak (walk way)5830 steps 5 km. Bus fair from Hatton to Maskeliya Rs 45.00 Maskeliya to Adam's peak starting point(Delhouse)13.5 km. Travel time 30 minutes...More

Thank Hemantha perera p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of people do not plan a visit , and will not do the walk at 3 in the morning but it is absolutely worth doing and planning into your itinerary. A lifetime experience , great photos and so glad I did it -...More

Thank Johncooperbasedindub
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I recently Adams Peak and would highly recommend it if you want to see a nice sunrise. We stayed at Walthsala in Nallathanniya which was a very convenient location to do the hike, about 400m or so away. We set off at...More

Thank globetrotter0327
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We got up at 3am to start the hike and summit by sunrise. The weather wasn't perfect but we still wanted to give it a go. We encountered two monks on our walk up, sitting below temples. The first monk told us we must enter...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We started to climb at 2.30am, the weather was ok we could see the stars in the sky so it was a good new so far, but after 1h of climbing, it started to rain a lot and we were in a huge fog.. an...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Astrid V
6 November 2017|
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Response from Aditya_salian | Reviewed this property |
The view of the sunrise is the reason most people do this at night. We did see many people start the hike when we were returning back at around 8AM. The temperature could be another reason for starting early - it was nice... More
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