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Pidurutalagala , or Mount Pedro in English, is an ultra prominent peak and the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka, at 2,524 m . It is situated North-North-East from the town of Nuwara Eliya and is easily visible from most areas of the Central Province. Its summit is home to the central communications array of the Government of Sri Lanka and armed forces and serves as an important point in the country's radar system. The peak is currently designated as an "Ultra-high security zone", and is protected by a large military base; the peak is strictly off-limits to the general public. Wikipedia
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Guided Hike to Single Tree Hills from Nuwara Eliya
Hike up Single Tree Hill, the most panoramic vantage point of Nuwara Eliya which gives an extraordinary view of the city below. It is the ninth highest peak in Sri Lanka (2100 meters), rising only 250 meters above the Nuwara Eliya city. From the summit of this hill, you could absorb the beauty of the Haggala Mountain, Pidurutalagala range, Lake Gregory and the whole of the northern slice of the Horton Plains.
Private Hiking tour to Kirigalpoththa Mountain via Horton Plains
Kirigalpoththa is the 2nd highest Mountain of Sri Lanka after Pidurutalagala. With a peak elevation of 2,388 meters above sea level, Kirigalpoththa is the highest point in the Horton Plains National Park and also the highest peak accessible to the public. This 7 K.M trail (one way) will take around 5 1/2 hours of trekking, hiking & mountaineering challenges.