Knuckles Crossing Adventure Trek
Knuckles Crossing Trek-Day Tour is for the best adventure seekers who like to spend a great adventure time in the Knuckles Mountain Range. we trek up to the highest peak of the Knuckles Range called Gombaniya and take a circular trek to come down in a different direction.
Grade Level – Medium & Hard
Duration – One Day
Trekking Distance – 18 KM
*The journey is approximately above 18 KM one way A to B medium-hard combined uphill and downhill trek and this trek is with more adventures to suit anyone who likes to experience it.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Departure at 7:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||At approximately 5:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen, swimming kit.|
|EXCLUSIONS||Tips and other expenses of a personal nature|
|Group Size||1 Pax, 2 Pax, 5 Pax, Above 5|
7.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Hotel pick up and Transport
After breakfast scenic drive from Kandy (500 M above sea level) to the Knuckles Range Area (1100 M above sea level) by passing Small village shops, Hindu temples, lush tea gardens & Tea Factories to start the trekking tour with your Expert Guide.
- En route, you will have a tea break with snacks before going to the trek starting point.
9.30 AM – 12.30 PM: Trekking.
Starts the trekking On Medium & Hard Grades.
- Our aims on this trek,
- Panoramic green views.
- Tea state trails and paths.
- Evergreen dwarf cloud forest, endemic creepers & cane bamboo forest.
- Gravel & rocky paths in the 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 the total journey is above 18 KM.
12.30 PM – 1.00 PM: Enjoying the Picnic Lunch.
1.00 PM – 4.00 PM: Trekking.
4.00 PM – 5.30 PM: Return from Knuckles & Drive Back To Kandy.
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 “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 the 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 species such as Deer, Wild Bow, Barking deer, Deer monkey, and various types of Lizards.