View Points in Sri Lanka

Most breathtaking landscapes in Sri Lanka

Kandy View Point

You may get a breathtaking panorama of Kandy from Kandy View Point. Visit early or late to see the sunrise or sunset for the best views of Kandy City. You'll get a breathtaking vista of the city of Kandy, surrounded by mountain ranges.

Hikkaduwa - Sri Lanka

One of the best places to take pictures is this well-known vantage point on Rajapihilla Street. The lake and the temple housing the tooth relic are also worth photographing, so remember to do so. This vantage point offers the best overview of the entire city, making it ideal for planning excursions. This lookout is also known as Arthur's Seat. It stands 550 meters above the ground. And it is commonly thought to be the highest point in all of Kandy.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : Year-around
  • Located in: Kandy town
  • No Entry Fee

Moon Plains

Moon Plains, also known as Sandathenna in Nuwara Eliya, is home to one of Sri Lanka's most breathtaking vistas, offering a 360-degree panorama of the country's stunning mountain range. You would never have encountered something like this in this perennial field.

Moon Plains - Sri Lanka

The mini-world's-end lookout, from which visitors can see all around them, is the primary draw. Sri Lanka is home to many animal and bird species found nowhere else on Earth. The utilization of a dedicated jeep makes this excursion reminiscent of a safari, yet the pleasant weather and breathtaking scenery make it far more enjoyable. Although this is typically foggy, we should make out at least some of the 09 mountains listed on a good day.

  1. Pidurutalaga (The highest peak in Sri Lanka)
  2. Single Tree Mountain
  3. Kikiliyamana Mountain
  4. Great Western Mountain
  5. Konical Hill Mountain
  6. Kirigalpoththa Mountain (The 2nd highest peak in Sri Lanka)
  7. Thotupola Mountain (The 6th highest peak in Sri Lanka)
  8. Hakgala Mountain
  9. Namunukula Mountain.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : Morning & Evening
  • Located in: Nuwara Eliya Town
  • Open hours: 7am - 4pm
  • Traveling Time: to Moon Plains - 45 minutes
  • Entry Fees:
    • Foreign Adults : Rs. 400
    • Foreign Children : Rs. 200
    • Jeep Fee Rs. 2000 - 3000 - this jeep enough for 5-7 people

World's End

Nuwara Eliya, where this fascinating trail is located, is known for its gloomy environment and abundance of unique plant and animal life. Also, make sure to bring your camera. The name alone should give you an idea of the nature of this location, as it is well-recognized as the immense chasm in Sri Lanka. There is no way to determine the width or depth of this chasm.

World's End - Sri Lanka

Please exercise extreme caution! This area is quite hazardous despite its gorgeous appearance. Follow the directions on the signage. Enjoyable hiking along Horton Plains' path culminates with this lovely overlook. A safari is an option, where you can see various animals.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : In the morning from 6am to 11:30am, otherwise the area gets cloudy
  • Located in: Nuwara Eliya Town - Horton Plains
  • Open hours: 6am - 4pm
  • Traveling Time: 2 - 3 Hours
  • You can't stay inside the site after 6pm because it's dangerous
  • Entry Fees:
    • Foreign Adults : Rs. 5500
    • Foreign Children : Rs. 2700

Ambuluwawa View Point

This corn shape amazing tower is situated in suburbs of Gampola town Sri Lanka. Due to the high popularity among the youth generation, now the place become quite crowded, this breathtaking view point covers 360 degree view around the Gampola town. The narrow spiral staircase is the special captivate icon that adds a heavy architectural value to this tower.

Ambuluwawa - Sri Lanka

Therefore it becomes a kind of challenge to the travelers to reach to the top of the tower. By the way this journey is really entertaining and you'll feel so exited after reaching the top. Let's hire a tuk tuk to reach the area of ambuluwawa tower and then let's start the hiking to the top.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : Anytime of the day
  • Located in: Gampola town, Kandy
  • Best time to visit: Year-around
  • Open hours: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
  • Traveling time : 45 minutes ( to climb the tower)
  • Entry Fees:
    • Foreign Adults : Rs. 1000


Hey here's another 360 mesmerizing view point situated in central province Sri Lanka. We called it Pidurangala and hope you guys have already read about the pidurangala hiking in our Hiking page.

Pidurangala - Sri Lanka

Now it's about how is the view there. This would be one if your best photography tour.. after an adventurous hiking finally you'll reach to the top of Pidurangala rock. Say hi to Sigiriya lion's rock because this is the best place to capture the best panoramic view of Lion's rock fortress. This is not a crowded place, but a very photogenic hill top where you can see the whole sigiriya village with greenlands and blue water.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : In the early morning or in the evening to see sun rise either sun set, should start before 5am
  • Located in: Sigiriya area , central province
  • Best time to visit: Year-around
  • Open hours: 5am to 6pm
  • Entry Fees:
    • Foreign Adults : Rs. 1000

Athugala Rock

Athugala, athaagala rock is a unique place in the mid of the Kurunegala where you can see each and every landmark in the city including temples, lakes and huge buildings. This place is a home to a big buddha statue in pure white color where you can collect many photographs to your travel diary.

Athugala - Sri Lanka

On the way to this precious view point we can see an amazing bio diversity with green trees & creepers. It adds a strange value to this silent place. You can walk by foot if you like, if not you can also travel by car to the hill top but definitely you should wear something which cover your whole body because you pass to the view point through a temple

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : Anytime of the day
  • Located in: Kurunegala district
  • Best time to visit: Year-around
  • Open hours: 6am to 6pm
  • Traveling time : 30 minutes
  • Entry Fees:
    • Foreign Adults : Rs. 1000

Sri Pada / Adam's Peak

I hope you guys read our article about Adam's peak hiking, I know it would be a kind of challenge for all of you to complete this long journey by foot. But do you know what's your final result ? Look at the sky now it's the time for a videography. Set your camera aside and take a deep breath. This would be an unforgettable relaxing morning to all of us.

Sri Pada / Adam's Peak - Sri Lanka

now you'll see the color change of the sky from darker to lighter - not so fast, little by little very slowly, please don't feel disappointed in this last few minutes, this is not the end. Wait! I'm pretty sure that this nice view would be better than the sleep that you sacrifice for this hours of hiking. Now you'll see a small dot burning in the sky. Is it getting bigger and bigger? Now can you see the green valley around. What an amazing 360 view in front of your eyes Now smile. I hope this would be worth than the usual sleep.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : In the early morning to see the sun rise - definitely should start around 3am from your hotel situated in Nallathanniya
  • Located in: Nallathanniya
  • Best time to visit: December to May in every year
  • Open hours: No specific time
  • Traveling time : 4 hours
  • No Entry Fee

Piduruthalagala View Point

This tallest mountain in Sri Lanka is known as Piduruthalagala. This is also called mount pedro. imagine how would be the view from the tallest place in the country.. say hi to the evergreen exotic flora & fauna beneath you. Make sure your camera is ready for another photography holiday. This would be a priceless opportunity for panoramic photography.

Piduruthalagala - Sri Lanka

This climate will make you addicted to this awesome experience. Don't worry you can use your own vehicle to reach to the top and there you can have enough space to park your car.

More details before getting there

  • Best time to visit : In the early morning to see the sun rise
  • Located in: 23km from Nuwaraeliya
  • Best time to visit: Year-around
  • Open hours: 8am - 4pm
  • No Entry Fee