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HORTON PLAINS | Srilankan Guides

HORTON PLAINS | Srilankan Guides

Horton Plains National Park, known as “Maha-Eliya” in Sinhala, is a park in the highlands of Sri Lanka. It is located at an altitude of over 2,000 m in the central highlands, which gives it a cooler and windier climate compared to the warmer lowlands of Sri Lanka. The mean annual temperature here is 16 °C, in contrast to the coastal areas with a temperature of 26 °C. The park got its name in 1834 in honor of Lady Anne Horton, the wife of Sir Robert Wilmot-Horton, who was the governor of Ceylon at that time.

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