Hills

adams_peak_Vacasia Lanka_afz_aqil

Adam’s Peak (also Sri Pada; Sinhalese Samanalakanda – සමනළ කන්ද “Butterfly Mountain”; Arabic Al-Rohun, and also ශ්‍රී පාදය “Sri Paadaya”; Tamil Sivanolipatha Malai – சிவனொளி பாதமலை), is a 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well known for the Sri Pada,

Horton Plains_Vacasia Lanka_afz_aqil

Horton Plains National Park in Ohiya is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres (6,900–7,500 ft) is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region.

TEA-PLANTATION_Vacasia Lanka_afz_aqil

Tea production is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon), and accounts for 2% of GDP, contributing US $1,527 million in 2013 to the economy of Sri Lanka.[1] It employs, directly or indirectly, over 1 million people, and in 1995 directly employed 215,338 on tea plantations and estates. Sri Lanka is the world’s fourth largest producer of tea.

Water Falls_Vacasia Lanka_afz_aqil

The country is home to more than 100 waterfalls and rivers which at the end of the day stops at the Indian Ocean. Waterfalls are mostly located in the Hill Country. Some of the waterfalls are man-made but still doesn’t stop short of being breath-takingly beautiful. Unknown waterfalls are still present, those that weren’t officially discovered. Most of the waterfalls are very difficult to find because of the dense forests and are sometimes totally inaccessible.