The Pekoe Trail Stage 15

Sri Lanka’s Pekoe Trail is a 300 kilometer long distance walking trail divided into 22 segments, creating a once in a lifetime curated trekking experience for visitors to Sri Lanka. Stage 15 is one of the easiest and most popular segments in the Pekoe Trail and has become one of the best things to do in Ella. Experienced hikers can navigate the Pekoe Trail alone as it is fully mapped on popular trekking apps such as Alltrails. Orient Hotel is also able to provide local guides familiar with the trail and surrounding areas for an even more enjoyable and immersive experience

A Trekking Guide to Pekoe Trail Stage 15

Pekoe Trail Stage 15 begins at a temple in Makulella and winds its way through fragrant eucalyptus forests and tea plantations. You will then arrive at the summit of scenic Ella Rock, providing stunning views of the valleys below and Little Adam’s Peak. We recommend pausing at the summit for a packed snack before descending to Kithal Ella station, where you will walk along train tracks before arriving at Ella Town. 

Pekoe Trail Tips and Highlights

Explore With Locals
Our well trained and experienced staff will show you the key sights and photo spots while ensuring your safety and making sure you don’t get lost.
Ideal in the Morning
This trek is best done early in the morning, in order to watch the sunrise over the Ella Mountains.
Easy Trek
This is a relatively easy trek, suitable for beginners. For those seeking a challenge, we recommend doing the trek in reverse for a more challenging climb up Ella Rock.
Picnic at the Summit
Depart from The Orient Hotel with a packed snack to enjoy as you take in the stunning views on this stage of the Pekoe Trail.
Three Hour Duration
The Pekoe Trail Stage 15 is ten kilometers long and takes approximately three hours to complete.
Finish in Ella Town
The Pekoe Trail Stage 15 has an ideal finish in the tourist hotspot of Ella, located just 20 minutes from Orient Hotel.
Reserve a Trek with Us
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