We, humans, seek for pleasure, the ways that you can gain pleasure. Seek for it apart from concrete forests. Imagine a day you walk through a green forest breathing fresh air listening to the birds singing and seeing wonderful scenery. Well, it’s no longer a dream. Feel life with a calm yet attractive nature.
Grade Level- Medium & Hard
Duration – 1 Day
Trekking Distance – 16 KM Up & Down
|DEPARTURE TIME||Departure at 7:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||At approximately 5:00 PM.|
|SPECIAL THINGS TO BRING||Comfortable clothing, swimming kit, hiking boots, hat, jacket, hiking sticks and sunscreen.
|EXCLUSIONS||Tips and other expenses of a personal nature|
7.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Hotel pick up and Transport
- En route you will have a tea break with snacks before going to the trek starting point.
9.30 AM – 12.30 PM: Trekking.
- Our aims on this trek,
- Panoramic green views.
- Tea state trails and paths.
- Ever green dwarf cloud forest, endemic creepers & cane bamboo forest.
- Gravel & rocky paths in flat short bush black forest.
- Crystal clear water streams.
- Endemic flora & fauna
- Silent large rocky plateau with peak view.
- Endemic flowers, birds, small animals, lizards, reptiles & butterflies.
*The journey is approximately 16 KM.
12.30 PM – 1.30 PM: Enjoying the Picnic Lunch.
1.30 PM – 4.00 PM: Trekking.
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM: Return from Knuckles & Drive Back To Kandy.
Knuckles Mountain Range
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.