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Baker’s Bend Hike

Bakers_bend

Baker’s Bend is situated in upper side of the Non Pareil Estate bordering famous wildlife reserve Horton plains. The viewpoint boasts of a wonderful view of the local lowlands towards the Indian ocean, and also the Samanala Wewa Reservoir which is possible to spot on a clear day from this view point. This picturesque bend is surrounded by some beautiful mountains of the World’s End Mountain Range.

Samuel Baker – the planter, settler and the creator of Nuwara eliya (known as little England), according to legend met with an accident on his horse cart at this bend and died.

 

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Suggested Schedule

The hike to baker’s bend is only recommended for seasoned hikers.

 

  • Leave the glenrock – 6.00 am on foot or by vehicle up to the climb starting point (1.5 km)
  • 6.30 am – Hike starts through the forest to Nagrak Division of the Non Pariel Tea Estate (4 km) hike 
    takes 4 hours
  • Reach the Baker’s Bend – around 11.30 am
  • Starting return trip – 12.00 pm
  • Reach the glenrock – 5.00 pm
  • Round trip 14 km on foot
  • This hike is not possible during extreme weather conditions
  • If you are a seasoned hiker, time taken for the hike will be less

Charges

  • Up to two persons – US $ 85 with two guides 
    (Third party service providers from local community)
  • Extra US $ 10 each per each additional
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