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Adams Peak

The fifth highest peak in Sri Lanka which is also known as ‘Sri Pada’

A striking natural landmark in Sri Lanka which cannot be missed, is the Adam’s Peak known as Sri Pada meaning ‘the sacred foot print’. The fifth highest peak in Sri Lanka with a rich fascinating history is held as a sacred place of pilgrimage by all ethnic communities in Sri Lanka. A crafted footprint which is 1.8m (5ft 11in) in rock formation near the summit is held as the foot print of Lord Buddha by the Buddhists. Ascend the mount in the night to reach the summit by dawn to experience the extraordinary view free from clouds and the enigmatic shadow of the peak which will leave first time visitors spell bound.