Mountains and peaks are located in the central and southern part of the country and are highly ecological and rich in bio diversity.
The highest peak in the island is Pidudrutalagala at 2542 m (8,200ft), located in the heart of the country in the Nuwaraeliya district. Kirigalpottha mountain is the second highest and 2395m in height located near Horton Plains in the Nuwaraeliya district. The Knuckles range is located in the Kandy and Matale district and expands to Hunnasgiriya, Rangala, Madugoda, Elkaduwa, Matale, Nalanda, Wagomuwa Adm’s Peak is located in the Ratnapura district, and is 2300 m high. The Ritigala mountain and Mihintale mountains are located in the Anuradhapura district.
The most famous and most visited peak is Adam’s Peak. Hiking and mountain bike trails that cross waterfalls and rivers are the attractions. Traveling through mountains is a rewarding experience. Read more under provinces.