Adam’s Peak

Adam’s Peak is a conical mountain height of  2,243 m (7,359 ft) located in central hills of Sri Lanka .It is well known among the locals by the name Sri Pada or the “sacred footprint of the Buddha. According to the Buddhist tradition this is said to be the foot print of the Buddha. Hindu’s believe that of  God Shiva, Christians’ believe that of  St. .Thomas where the Muslims that of Adam. The surrounding region is largely forested hills, with no mountain of comparable size nearby. The region along the mountain is a wildlife reserve, housing many species varying from elephants to leopards, and including many endemic species.