Peacock Hill – Sri Lanka

How to get there??

We gathered at Gampola city with a no schedule of wherever to travel. One friend urged we will move to Peacock Hill and camp there since we have a tendency to were on the thanks to Nuwara Eliya AKA “Little England”. From Gampola you have got to induce the Kothmale bus or Doragala bus. Since we have a tendency to had no plan of bus timetable to doragala, we have a tendency to took Kothmale bus. Right when the Kothmale Dam, you have got to induce down close to Mahaweli Seya, the Buddhist temple. we have a tendency to employed a tuk to the path place to begin since it had been descending and that we were too lazy to run within the rain.

Hiking to the highest of Peacock Hill

Since there’s a Buddhist temple on the highest of the mountain, the road was adorned by Buddhist flags from the start. It wasn’t a tough trek, simply use caution of slippery dead leaves of genus Pinus. inside forty five minutes we have a tendency to were at the highest of the mountain and rain has stopped. there’s no explicit place to line the tent, however there’s enough house next to the tiny Buddha shrine. when the tent found out, we have a tendency to climbed additional to the rocks and therefore the communication tower. there’s associate degree workplace of land medium on the highest and a political candidate from that suggested USA to to not climb slippery rocks when the rain. thus when having an easy meal, we have a tendency to hurried into our tent since it had been bone cooling cold outside.

Sunrise as its best!!

Next day morning was conjointly thus cold, however we have a tendency to wished to ascertain the sunrise from the top! we have a tendency to enjoyed the rays starting of the mountains and being on top of clouds was the simplest a part of it. From the highest, you’ll be able to see a good space of the tea plantations beneath. Also, I enjoyed inquiring for footage whereas sitting on the rocks. simply concentrate to the slippery edges before taking an image.

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