Knuckles Mountain Range Sri Lanka

The Knuckles Mountain Range consists of 9 main mountain range and 35 supporting mountain peaks which gives magnificent scenic view and can be categorized as one of the most valuable UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. ” Dumbara Mitiyawatha ” which means ” The Misty Valley ” is The Sri Lankan name for this mountainous area and later it named as “Knuckles Range” by British.
The entire Valley and the mountain area is around 21,000 hectares ( 155 Sq. KM) in extent and the peak is around 1900 M above Sea level.it is rich with varieties of flora, fauna, endemic species and above 17 varieties of birds.
Knuckles Range is a best location in Sri Lanka for Hiking, Trekking & Adventure Camping tours for the nature lovers.
Trekking through remote local villages, tea estates, rice fields, vegetable fields, pigmy forests, plateaus swimming in Waterfalls, trekking along rivers, home spice gardens are highlights in knuckles trekking trips. Trekkers could also have the opportunity of bird watching, watching the sunrise, meeting up & interacting with villagers and also encounter with species such as Deer, Wild Bow, Barking deer, Deer monkey and various types of Lizards

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