Little Adam's Peak, Ella

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Go for a quick hike to the top of Little Adam's Peak, an easy walk from downtown Ella in a lush picturesque setting. The mountain’s name comes from the comparison with its similarly shaped but much larger counterpart, the massive Adam’s Peak in central Sri Lanka. Enjoy the the easy going, 45-minute trek to the summit, admiring views of verdant tea plantations along the way. When you reach the top, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of the rolling green hills and valleys below. Plan to see Little Adam's Peak and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ella online attractions planner .
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  • We did the tour on the Little Adams peak associated with the tour to the nine Ark bridge. Great trip, super view as long as the weather cooperates. We were lucky that we could enjoy the view just before the clouds over Ella Rock and Little Adams peak moved and brought the rain with it.
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  • Top views at the top of Little Adam’s peak. Not too taxing but there are a couple of other optional view points which involve some ‘scrambling!’. Both teenagers were able to mange these fine.  more »
  • In comparison to the Adams peak a relatively easy hike, man but has a great view of the surroundings. We were on a "holiday" there, and even many "locals" use the mountain for family outings. Could be determined full in high season.
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  • Fairly easy climb (it only takes about 10 minutes to half an hour depending on how fast you walk), and it had impressive views from the top; mostly of hillside villages, tea plantations and other mountains. While we were up there a huge fire had spread from on of the peaks and was moving rapidly, so we only saw one of the two peaks but it was beautiful. If you love dogs it would be a lovely idea to brings up some food for the strays too. There’s two puppies and they’re emaciated, I wish I’d brought some snacks / dog food for them. All in all a good climb with nice views.
  • Little Adams peak is fairly easy to climb and has much better views from the top. You can start the trek from the road near flower garden restaurant and go through the tea fields until you find the stairs to the top. On the way you can see the 98 acres hotel and can visit its helipad as well. There few peaks reachable from Adams peak and the final one is bit harder to climb. If you are in fairly good health you can do it. Views are awesome from top where you can see the majesty of Ella rock. When come down you can also go through the 98 hotel premises as well if you wish.
  • We came here 3 times! It is a really easy hike. Took us about 30mins to summit. The entrance is from 98 Acres resort. From there, head towards the spa and yoga area. If you on an vehicle, it will bring you right to the entrance. There will be a police post and an easy mostly stairs trail. Once on top, there is 2 other peaks you can enjoy.
  • Such a wonderful summit to see around the magnificent landscape of Ella. Although it's called little Adam's peak, it's not that little when it comes to climbing up to the summit. Once the hard work is done and you are at the top you won't regret the effort you put into the climbing. You will have the view of mountains, a waterfall and green fields all around you. Sometimes it's so windy up there and the breeze has a chilling effect which drives away all the sweat in seconds. There are footpaths from mountain top to mountain top so you can walk along and observe the surrounding.
  • Fairly easy walk if you can handle heights (I'm a bit scared) lovely views. Takes around 40 minutes if you walk from town and less if you get dropped at the trail, stairs are a bit sketchy but doable. Halfway up the trail a local is selling fresh fruits, juices and King coconuts which is perfect for a little reprieve to break up your walk. Overall its an easy walk that should be achievable for all ranges of fitness (my 68 year old dad managed with a stop or two) and the views can't be beaten.
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