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10 Mountains In Sri Lanka That Will Put You Under A Spell With Their Mesmerizing Beauty -Gorgeous Hills that are Well Wo

Sri Lanka is a magnificent island which is filled with remarkable appeals. Read on and find out about the best mountains that you will be able to explore while travelling in the country.

1

Adam's Peak

Adam's Peak, which is locally known as Sri Pada is one of the most venerated sites of worship in the country. The Buddhists believe that the indent on the zenith which resembles a footprint is one that belongs to Lord Buddha. Muslims and Christians believe that to be of Adam's. On clear days the mountain can be seen from many different parts of the country.

2

Kirigalpotta

Kirigalpotta is known to be the second-highest mountain in the country. As you reach the top of the hill you will be mesmerized by the sheer beauty of the surrounding region. This mountain can be quite easily accessed by civilians too.

3

Pidurutalagala

This is the tallest mountain in the paradise island of Sri Lanka. But unlike Kirigalpotta, Pidiritalagala Mountain cannot be accessed by civilians as there is a military base located here. There is a forest reserve on the mountain too. It is quite picturesque to behold indeed!

4

Thotupala Kanda

This is yet another high mountain in the country. It will take you about half a day to reach the top of the hill. The top of the mountain has some interesting flora and fauna. You will surely be mesmerized throughout your climbing adventure.

5

Rassagala

Rassagala, which is also known as Rajagala is one of the best places to visit if you are in love with the nature of the paradise island of Sri Lanka. Here you will find over 600 prehistoric ruins, artefacts and monuments. There are also hundreds of small stupas to witness here.

6

Hakgala

This is a beautiful mountain located in Nuwara Eliya. It has an altitude of approximately 7000 feet. You will be able to reach it with immense ease if you stay at top hotels in Nuwara Eliya which offer easy access to the attractions of the region. Places like Galway Heights are great options to consider in the city for sure.

7

Great Western Mountain

Great Western Mountain is a picturesque place that will fill your heart with wonder and joy. It has a height of over 2000 feet above sea level. It is also located in Nuwara Eliya. So if you are travelling in the city, you will be able to include this place in your travel plans with ease.

8

Bible Rock

The beautiful Bible Rock has a unique shape of a book which gives it its name. Located in the Kegalle District, it can be seen from great distances.

9

Gombaniya

Gombaniya Range which is located in the Matale District is one of the best places to visit if you want to enjoy a nature adventure in the city. This is also known as the Knuckles Mountain Range.

10

Conical Hill

Conical Hill is truly a charming place to explore. Keep in mind that there aren't many popular trails here so exploring it might be a little difficult for you.

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