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Piduruthalagala

Piduruthalagala presents an impressive mountain that presents magnificent views over the surrounding landscape. Magnificently positioned in the heart of the country within the central province, this mountain should not be passed over during a trip to Nuwara Eliya or Sri Lanka. Getting to the peak of Sri Lanka's highest mountain is a diffi cult and enthralling task. However, for those who overcome it and reach the summit will be rewarded with the stunning and breathtaking panoramic view. Apart from offering dramatic views of the country, this mountain offers a wonderfully cool climate. The village with the coolest climate in the Sri Lanka is positioned between Piduruthalagala Mountain and the city of Nuwara-Eliya. Numerous plants, animals, birds and flowers are hidden in this mountain and most of them are endemic to Sri Lanka. Many rare species of botanical life can also be found in Piduruthalagala. It is said that the Soma plant which can be found only at Himalayas of India grows here. Due to its enormous height, many local broadcasting stations have set up their towers at the peak of this mountain including the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation.Travellers both local and international identify this mountain as a haven for trekking. The journey involves trekking through jungles; past streams and through heavy mist before finally emerging at the summit and its stunning views. Sri Lanka's tallest ountain offers more than just beauty it offers a wide range of wildlife activities and lots to explore for a nature lover.

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