Get away from the everyday hustle and bustle, rejuvenate yourself with the fresh air of Sri Lanka’s unspoiled wilderness. Challenge yourself to elevate your physical fitness and awaken your senses by camouflaging yourself with nature.”
Sri Lanka is a paradise for hikers. From day hikes to long treks, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the wilderness, each route different from one to another. Due to the country’s unique variance of altitude spreading across the island, many natural trekking and hiking trails exist within a small area.
Yathra Eco Trails is expertise in facilitating guests of any level from the inexperienced, experienced or advanced explorers to hike or trek in any area of the country. We have regional experts who are not regular guides, but passionate nature lovers who are capable of creating unique sustainable experiences.
Knuckles Mountain Range
Named due to its remarkable resemblance to a clenched fist, the Knuckles Mountain Range offers some of Sri Lanka’s most hauntingly beautiful nature trails. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to around forty rural villages and a plethora of endemic wildlife which therefore has been closely studied by both scientists and anthropologists.
Adam’s Peak Sanctuary
The third largest natural reserve (by area) of the 50 sanctuaries in Sri Lanka country."Sri Pada" Peak Wilderness sanctuary is a tropical rainforest that spreads over a land of 224 square kilometers around the Sri Pada (Adam's Peak) mountain
For the keen trekker, there is a plethora of opportunities awaiting in Sri Lanka's diverse and luscious hill country. The beautiful area of Belihuloya, located in the hill country of Sri Lanka, provides a superb base from which to try out a wide variety of trekking tours through the jungle, across paddy fields, and up mountains.
Horton Plains in Sri Lanka, is the coldest and windiest location in the country. It consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. The most frequent site of wildlife at Horton Plains are herds of Sambar Deer. The Horton Plains plateau comes to a sudden end at World’s End, a stunning escarpment that plunges 880m. The walk here is 4km, but the trail then loops back to Baker’s Falls (2km) and continues back to the entrance (another 3.5km).
Trek one of the finest natural rainforests in the world which has been identified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as being a Man and Biosphere Reserve. It’s probably one of the oldest living ecosystems, a place that certainly deserves a visit and a place that promises to lives up to its expectations.