Ecotourism - Sri Lanka
Horton Plains National Park
The Horton Plains National Park is situated in the wet zone of the country and falls within the Nuwara Eliya district. It is situated 2300Mtrs. above sea level. There are a lot of endemic flora and fauna found in the plains itself. Bear Monkey, Sambhur and Leopard are some interesting mammals. One would also find several endemic hill country birds in the Horton plains national park. The panoramic scenic beauty of the hill country could be witnessed within the park. The famous "World's End" where the Southern Horton Plains suddenly ends and drops off to nearly 700 Mtrs. and "Bakers Falls" are major attractions. The Kirigalpotta, second highest peak and the Thotapola, third highest peak of the country are also situated in the Horton plains.