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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kirigalpoththa is one of famous mountain in Sri Lanka.11 Kilometres hiking from Horton Plains Gate. Poduruthalagala is Highest Peak, but Kirigalpoththa elevation is more than that from bottom of the mountain. Not easy, but interesting

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful mountain range near Hortan plains. It is like entrance to another world. It is a long hike and we need a whole day to climb it. There is plain at tge start and we have to go through wet path...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nilmini P
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

this was the worst hike of my life! local people pay 100 rupia, foreign people pay 7000 rupia.... the trail wasn’t marked and no signs at all. in spite of the 23 dollars entry fee, they provide no map and guidance at all.. we couldn’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Berta46Adrienn46
Reviewed 13 August 2018

You have to come to hortain plains entrance 1st. Download offline google map before you go there.There is kirigalpoththa trial on the map. And use GPS always to follow the trail on the map. It will definitely make your hike very easy. It's a 14km...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DilshanMaduwantha
Reviewed 4 May 2018

First of all, do not attempt if you haven't done any hike before. And if you're not a fit person you will certainly have a tough time completing it..... We went as a group of 13 and half of them were unfit, therefore it took...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rivon94
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Kirigalpoththa mountain is the second highest mountain in Sri Lanka, located inside the Horton Plains National Park. The hike is not and not the most difficult (for experienced hikers/trekkers). You MUST have someone who knows the trek very well to show your the way, to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Yashen
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Actually this is the second highest peak in sri lanka. As we already know, all areas are not accessible of piduruthalagala for general public. So kirigalpoththa is the best possible trekking in sri lanka. We traveled in a weekend. Make sure that you prepared for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 372rukshank
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Kirigalpoththa is the second highest point of Sri Lanka. About 6Km tracking from Horton plains national park entrance. A great place to hike. Starting from small trails from horton plains we had to cross a very thick/dense jungle where is leopard density is high in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shafeer Z
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This is the 2nd most highest peak in Sri Lanka. Situated in Horton plains national park. Can enter the park via main gate at pattipola side or ohiya side. Have to buy tickets. Best to start the hike early in the morning. 7Km track. Better...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank chandimad2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Wow nice beautiful place. You must visit this place if you travel to up country. Be there for a while and feel the environment.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Laksiri L
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