12 Days

Grand Mountain Trekking in Sri Lanka

Description

We will cover the central mountainous areas during this trekking, including sections of the natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, which covers Knuckles Conservation Forest, Peak Wilderness Area and the Horton Plains National Park. The higher montane area is often robed in thick layers of cloud is of great scientific interest. It is a climatic microcosm of the rest of Sri Lanka as the conditions of all the climatic zones in the island are exhibited here. At higher elevations there is a series of isolated cloud forests nurturing a gran variety of flora & fauna – including endemic varieties - and is a biodiversity hotspot. The trekking will also include picturesque mountainous villages such Heel Oya and Meemure.

Technical Specifications

General provision of trekking guide, porters, food, water, tents, leech socks, boots, entrance tickets, first aid will be provided. Guests are expected to carry their own luggage including sleeping bags & raincoats. When we are in the forest, meat meals will not be provided due to wild animals. However, we can provide meat meals at base camp & Meemure village. While we do not provide life jackets, if required these can be hired at Meemure village. Our professional trekking team consisting of guides & porters will be tailor made based upon the number of guests in the group.

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