A climb to Little Adam’s Peak


Ella has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. The town has a cooler climate than surrounding lowlands, due to its elevation. The Ella Gap allows the view across the southern plains of Sri Lanka but little Adam’s peak is the main attraction place in Ella area. “Punchi Sri Pada” is the local term for this peak. Little Adam’s Peak is 1141 m high and it attracts many vacationers who come to Sri Lanka. As the hikers gradually climb the hill, a panoramic view of the surrounding can be witnessed. The climb to the peak is adventurous as well as breathtaking since the climbers will have to go through lush green tea plantations, waterfalls, and paddy fields. The best time of the day to climb the peak is during the morning when clouds roll in the sky.

What to Wear

It is important to wear appropriate clothes such as trousers, bottoms, leggings, or shorts when climbing the peak in order to avoid any difficulties on the way.

Who can Visit

The climb is suitable for anyone who is physically capable.

How Long

Within 2 to 2.5 hours, travelers can reach the peak of the mountain.