The Pekoe Trail Stage 20

The Pekoe Trail Stage 20 is a 12.37 km hike from Loonuwatte to Uda Pussellawa. Maverl at sights of beautiful rivers, caves and tea trails as you make your way through the trail.

What is the Pekoe Trail?

The Pekoe Trail is a new 300 kilometre hikes over 22 stages starting in Kandy and ending in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

It was funded by the European Union’s 5.7 million Euro to support for Sri Lanka’s national tourism strategy.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) also provided approximately $787,000.

The trail opened in early 2023 and already lots of walkers have enjoyed tackling the individual stages of the trail and there are starting to be more social media posts showing what you will encounter.

An Ultra Marathon on the Pekoe Trail.

There has already been an Ultra Marathon on the new Pekoe Trail. 

Ultramarathon trail runner Hyun Chang Chung ran the entire 300 km length of The Pekoe Trail, non–stop, in two and half days. It took him 59 hours in total. You can see more about Hyun’s endeavours in this video.

More information about the Pekoe Trail.

A map of the trail and its’ stages are on the official Pekoe Trail Website

You can also see some YouTube Videos of hikers tackling the different stages of the trail.

Here are some videos to whet your appetite!

Hiking Apps for the Pekoe Trail

The official website recommends that you use All Trails, Outdoor Active or Wikiloc to help you navigate the Pekoe Trail.

Outdoor Active Stage 20 of the Pekoe Trail.

Where should I stay?

When an official list of recommended properties to stay overnight in between stages of the Pekoe Trail, we will update this article.

Stay at GlenMyu Estate Hotel for stages 12 to 16

If you want to properly relax in a unique property surrounded by nature please consider GlenMyu Estate as your luxury option. It’s a plan you will not want to leave and most of our guests stay for at least two to three days to fully enjoy the property and surroundings.

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What will I find at GlenMyu Estate

3 Kingsize Double Bedrooms with Spectacular Views

2 Spacious Lounges with views over the hills below the house

A Natural Spring-Fed Infinity Swimming Pool

5 Acres of land to explore

Delicious bespoke meals freshly prepared by the host

A selection of places to dine

A place to relax and be closer to nature

Within reach of the following tourist sites

Diyaluma Waterfall and Upper Diyaluma Pools

Horton Plains National Park – Mini Worlds End, Worlds End and Bakers Falls

Adisham Bungalow

Lipton Seat

Dambetenna Tea Factory

Bambarakanda Waterfall

Thangamale Bird Sanctuary

Ella Town: 9 Arch Bridge, Little Adams Peak & Ravanna Waterfall

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