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Kirigalpotta


Kirigalpotta Mountain which is about 2,395m above the sea level is the second highest mountain of Sri Lanka. The mountain is located in the NuwaraEliya District west of the Horton Plains and it consists of several beauties and a large amount of endemic flora and fauna especially endemic birds, plants,animals. Out of these, Binaraflower, Maharathmal flower, deer, horned chameleon, jungle fowl can often be found at the Mountain. Leopards maintain the natural ecological balance. To travel to this place, you need to come to the car park at the Horton Plains and then go to top of the forest and walk 12 kms as there is no other clear path to travel.

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