HORTON PLAINS( Nuwara Eliya)

HORTON  PLAINS( Nuwara Eliya)

Horton plains is the central highlands of Sri Lanka and popular tourist destination, covered by Montanan grassland and cloud forest.The Horton plains vegetation is grassland interspersed with* Montana forest.* Large herds of Sri Lankan Sambar deer, & typical mammals,Bird,*pools and water falls,  
 The sheer precipice of word's End ( sheer precipice with 870.m drop./ situated at the southern boundary of the park ) and Baker's falls are among the tourist attraction of the park.mist can persist in the most of the day during the wet season. 
* Nearly 750 species of plants belonging to 20 families have been recorded from the park.
*54 woody plant
* 87 species of bird
 Some research finding estimate the population of sambar deer to be around 1500-2000 in the park.