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Highlights of the Pekoe Trail

Highlights of the Pekoe Trail

Highlights of the Pekoe Trail Overview

Walk the most scenic and culturally interesting sections of the new long-distance Pekoe Trail through the enchanting hill country and tea estates of Sri Lanka.

Highlights of the Pekoe Trail Sri Lanka

  • Walk through varied landscapes, off the tourist trail, with magnificent views
  • Stay in characterful accommodation and enjoy delicious food
  • Spend time in the colonial era hill town of Nuwara Eliya - now the tea capital of Sri Lanka
  • Hike to World's End and discover the rich bio-diversity of Horton Plains
  • Visit a tea factory and find out how tea is grown and processed
  • Explore the cultural sights of Kandy
  • Help support the local communities

    Walk the most scenic stages of Sri Lanka's brand new long-distance trail that winds through the country's verdant central highlands taking in historic hill towns, manicured tea plantations, remote villages, sacred places, magnificent viewpoints and historical locations.

    The journey begins in Kandy and ends at picturesque Ella with memorable highlights every day including Horton Plains National park, Nine Arches Bridge, Ramboda Falls, the viewpoints at World's Ends and Ella Gap, and several tea plantations where you can enjoy a cup of the finest Ceylon Tea.

    You are accompanied by an experienced local walking ghude and overnight accommodation is in small hotels, lodges and original bungalows chosen for their charm and location within easy travelling distance of the trail.
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