Learn more about The Pekoe Trail
If you still have questions after exploring our website, please find below the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about The Pekoe Trail.
When will the trail be launched?
Three stages passing through Kandy and Hatton (Stages 1, 2 and 6) will be open to the public in August 2023. The stages still remaining will be open to the public by December 2023.
Does a visitor need to pay or buy a ticket? If so, what are the rates?
Yes, users will buy a “trail pass” issued by The Pekoe Trail to walk the trail. Rates will be announced by The Pekoe Trail soon.
How can tour operators purchase a trail pass for its client(s)?
A destination management organisation will be in place to manage bookings, and host an online booking engine on The Pekoe Trail website. Bookings can be made for a particular stage or several stages. A trail app will also be available by October 2023 to assist travellers.
Are the number of passes limited?
Some stages will have a limited number of passes issued at any given time to prevent over-tourism/ over - crowding, especially for areas of cultural or environmental sensitivity. More details of this will be available mid-2023.