Horton Plains National Park tour from Ella
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Activities

Horton Plains National Park tour from Ella

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See the beautiful sunrise at Horton Plains National Park
  • Enjoy a 3-4 hour walk to see sambar deer, birds, and Maharathmal flower
  • Visit tea plantations and vegetable cultivations
What to expect

To start off this tour, you will be picked up from your hotel in Ella at 4.15 am and in 2 hours, you will reach Horton Plains. It is a protected area in the central highlands 2100-2300 meters above sea level which contains mountain grasslands and cloud forest. Horton Plains provide water to the main three rivers of the island, Mahaweli, Kelani, and Wallwe, where there are endemic woody plant mammals, birds only endemic to Horton Plains. Once you arrive there, you will be able to have breakfast and start your guided walk tour at 7.00am. You will enjoy a 3-4 hour walk to see various plants and animals that make Horton Plains their home like the sambar deer, birds, and Maharathmal flower along the way. You will also see the beautiful Baker's fall and once you finish your 9.5km walk, you will have lunch and continue your walk to see various tea plantations and vegetable cultivations before returning to Ella.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees to all sites
    • Guided tour
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Lunch
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-11)
    • Infants (age 0-2): free admission
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Pick-up from your hotels in Ella, Sri Lanka. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator

    What to remember
    • Please wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses, sun hat
    • Please do not bring your luggage or large bags
    • This activity is not recommended for those with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions, pregnant women, people with back problems or with limited mobility
    • Please contact the local supplier 48 hours before departure to confirm the pick-up time and location
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Aitken Spence Travels
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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