Sri lanka

Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains National Park

Horton plains is a gently rolling highland plateau 2200m above sea level, at the southern end of the central mountain massif of the island, 28 km away from south of city, Nuwara Eliya. It is most famous tourist destination for hiking which leads to the sudden drop end called “World’s End” in total trail is 7 km. Sri Lanka’s second and third highest peaks, Kirigalpotha(2,395m) and Thotupola(2,357m) respectively, are cradled here and three major rivers, namely Mahaveli, Kelani and Walawe too originate from Horton Plains. Backer’s Water fall is very attractive sense of visitors and most significant feature is fauna and flora of Horton Plains, highly endemic.