3 Days Horton Plains Trekking

Day 1: Thangamalay Forest Reserve, Haputale – Ohiya

Day 2: Horton Plains

Day 3: Bambarakanda


Thangamalay Forest Reserve, Haputale – Ohiya

Trekking up the mountains to the highest located Lodge in Sri Lanka.

Meeting Point at Sri Lak View Hotel Haputale at 08:00 AM. In the early morning, we start the Trek through the Thangamalay Forest Reserve, via Eucalyptus forests and jungle, via tea estates and wonderful countrysides seeing Sri Lanka from its best side. This route is one of the hidden treks which usually stay undiscovered by the average tourist and includes a way through impressive tea estates and gorgeous hill countrysides. The entire Trek will take approximately 6 hours but rewards the participants with unique impressions. We overnight in our Trekking Lodge, Misty Mountain Lodge far off from any village or town. Here we are able to see enormous amounts of stars and shooting stars at night. Surely a highlight of this region.

Location: Thangamalay Forest Reserve 2000m
Altitude: max 2100m
Duration: 6 hrs
Distance: 18km
Start Point: Haputale 1420m
End Point: Misty Mountain Lodge 1610m


Below the World’s End Trek (option A)

Extension Trip, following day after Thangamalay Trek.

Trekking right below the Worlds End. Here we are still very close to the Horton Plains and its fantastic landscape and unique vegetation. An easy 5 hours trek. We stop along the way for an extended picnic session to enjoy the scenery and viewpoints. Afterward, we trek an alternative route back to our lodge.

Location: Below world’s End
Altitude: max 2000m
Duration: 5 hrs
Distance: 10km
Start Point: Misty Mountain Lodge (1610m)
End Point: Misty Mountain Lodge (1610m)


Horton Plains National Park and World’s End (option B)

Hike on Sri Lanka’s highest plateau, see unique birds and dramatic panoramas.

Meeting Point at Sri Lak View Hotel Haputale at 08:00 AM. From there we drive by Van to the Horton Plains, Sri Lanka’s highest plateau of more than 2250 meters above sea level. This is one of most beautiful treks passing by various landscapes of untouched hills and grass areas including spectacular views. From the 1200m high World’s End, we can admire the excellent view and numerous rare bird species. Afterward, we go on to the marvelous Baker Waterfalls, 5-6 hours hike. After lunch, the Trek leads us to our Bungalow in the Tea Plantation. Overnight at Misty Mountain Lodge. (Also possible is to start this Trek by hiking from Misty Mountain Lodge)

Location: Horton Plains 2100m
Altitude: max 2300m
Duration: 6 hrs
Distance: 12km
Start Point: Misty Mountain Lodge 1610m
End Point: Misty Mountain Lodge 1610m

(Choose between option A or B. Excluded Horton Plains entrance fee of about 25USD/person)


Bambarakanda Waterfall Trek

Trek down from the Lodge, swim in Lankafalls.

Starting Point Misty Mountain Lodge 08:00 AM

To return and trek down from the mountains, we will hike to the Bambarakanda Waterfall. The highest in Sri Lanka. We will hike over hills with infinite panoramas and more waterfalls, to a smaller waterfall and have a swim there. Later we will meet our bus that will take us back to Haputale.

Location: Bambarakanda Waterfall 1050m
Altitude: max 1800 m
Duration: 5 hrs
Distance: 13km
Start Point: Misty Moutain Lodge 1610m
End Point: Kalupahana 900m


Prices include:

  • Trekking Guide 3 Days
  • 3x Lunch packs / Picnic
  • 2 x Dinner, 2 x Breakfast
  • 2 nights at Misty Mountain Lodge
  • Return Transfer back to Haputale


180 € 1 pax in Double Room
210 € 1 pax in Single Room



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