Horton Plains

Horton Plains National Park

Horton plains is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you’ll take a guided walk along the nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. A variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards, highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye, Dull-blue Flycatcher, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, Yellow-eared Bulbul may be encountered.

You may also eye out for troops of Bear Monkey, and Sambar (Sri Lanka’s largest species of deer) which are regularly seen in the plains close to the entrance. The Horton Plains plateau, about 4Kms comes to a sudden end at World’s End, a stunning escarpment that plunges 880m.

  • Hike through Horton Plains National Park to World’s End and Baker’s Falls
  • Soak up sweeping views from the 4,000-foot (1,200-meter) World’s End cliffs
  • Discover a large number of endemic flora and Fauna & Wildlife including monkeys, deer etc
  • Explore the view point known as the world’s end
  • Trekking and hiking