Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada) is also known as the “butterfly mountain”. At an elevation of 2,243 meters (7,359 ft), it is a stunning tall conical mountain.
In the Buddhist tradition, it is held to be the footprint of the Buddha. There is probably no mountain anywhere more famous than Adam’s Peak for reasons that are cultural and spiritual.
The climb takes approximately three and a half hours and the trail is flanked by the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary one of Sri Lanka’s highest protected forest reserves. Views from the top are stunning, especially early morning as the warmth of dawn lights up the country in an endless vista of forests, valleys, mountains, and lakes.
The season to climb is from December to April where pilgrims begin their climb shortly after midnight in order to summit at sunrise. Year-round climbs during the day are possible, although sporadic rainy weather and mist are to be expected.
Pick you up from the hotel in Kandy Proceed to Adam's peak via nawalapitiya and passing ginigathena and arrive at Nallathanniya which is the starting point of the trekking.
After a briefing on the trek and safety precautions, we start our exciting climb. Scaling the dizzying heights of this 2,240-meter high mountain. Adam’s Peak is the island’s fourth highest mountain. in the early hours of the morning, is to witness not only a spectacular sunrise but also a glimpse of a mysterious triangular shadow cast by the peak against the light of the rising sun. In the company of pilgrims of different faiths who each claim that the mountain’s sacred footprint or Sri Pada was created.
This trekking will take 1 day (24) climb up to the top of the mountain and back to the starting point of the trekking. after the trek, we take you back to the hotel in Kandy.
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