How long does it take to climb Pidurutalagala?
15 – 20 min
There is no entrance fee charged but at the bottom of the hill there is an army checkpoint where you need to give your name, ID / passport number as well as the vehicle number. The drive to the 7km summit takes 15 – 20 min and at the top there is a toilet and tea kiosk to have a hot cup of plain tea with Rotti.
What is the meaning of Pidurutalagala?
Straw Plateau Rock
Pidurutalagala (Sinhala: පිදුරුතලාගල, pronounced [ˌpidurutaˈlaːɡələ], Straw Plateau Rock), or Mount Pedro in English, is an ultra prominent peak and the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka, at 2,524 m (8,281 ft).
How can I visit Pidurutalagala?
To reach Pidurutalagala you must first visit Nuwara Eliya. Then travel 6.1 km on the Nuwara Eliya Uda Pussellawa road to the Pidurutalagama Mountain entrance. From here it is about 5.5 km to the Pidurutalagala hilltop and you must use your own vehicle or private taxi.
Where is the Pidurutalagala located?
Sri Lanka’s highest mountains—Pidurutalagala at 8,281 feet (2,524 metres), Kirigalpotta at 7,858 feet, and Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada) at 7,559 feet—are found in this area.
What is the height of Pidurutalagala in Sri Lanka?
8,281′Pidurutalagala / Elevation
What is the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka?
Bambarakanda is the tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka, towering at 263m (863ft) over the base pool.
What is the highest village in Sri Lanka?
On the slopes of the majestic Kikiliyamana, the fifth highest mountain in Sri Lanka, lies the village of Shanthipura. This is the highest village in the entire island, located at an altitude of 7339 feet on the Kikiliyamana Mountain road from Nuwara Eliya.
How old is Adams Peak?
Hece the mountain has been climbed for at least 1000 years.
Is Garden of Eden in Sri Lanka?
The Garden of Eden, also called Paradise, is the biblical “garden of God” described in the Book of Genesis. There are many paradises on this planet of ours, but if there is one true Garden of Eden, to me, it has to be Sri Lanka.