The mountain is located in the southern reaches of the Central Highlands, in the Ratnapura District and Nuwara Eliya district of the Sabaragamuwa Province and Central Province, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam. The surrounding region is largely forested hills, with no mountain of comparable size nearby. The mountain is most often scaled from December to May. During other months it is hard to climb the mountain due to very heavy rain, extreme wind, and thick mist.
Sri Lanka has been a popular holiday destination for many centuries and Adams peak always been a top-notch tourist attraction for many visitors of the island. It is a popular expedition for most tourists, who make their holiday in Sri Lanka. Trekking through Adams peak, gives you the opportunity to see some beautiful and unspoiled scenery, with touch of history and religion.