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Adams Peak (Sri Pada), Hatton

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Climb up to the 2,234 m (7,359 ft) summit of Adams Peak (Sri Pada) and take in the views of pristine surroundings. Considered a sacred site by many Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, and Christians, the mountain's peak has an unusual, 1.8 m (5.9 ft) rock formation. Buddhists consider it the footprint of the Buddha; in the Hindu tradition it is that of Shiva; while Islam and Christianity consider it the footprint of Adam. Along the way to the top, take one of six marked trails, which are also linked to various cities surrounding the mountain. An important pilgrimage site among many religions, the mountain draws visitors of different faiths, who walk up with the aim of reaching the summit at sunrise. Using our international travel planner, Hatton attractions like Adams Peak (Sri Pada) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Climbed it on 14/6/17 overnight as a couple from a guesthouse in Dalhousie. Despite research, we hadn't realised how much difference it being out of season makes to the climb experience. Firstly, ther...  more »
  • Full of nature.. world famous attraction... path along the shade of trees.. green green green where ever you look.. It's vershiping season starting form full moon poya day on December to end of full m...  more »
  • Join locals as they make their holy pilgrimage to Sri Pada. A very rewarding and spiritual experience and when you see elderly men and women walking down/up without any shoes on in the middle of the c...  more »

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