Knuckles Mountain Range, Matale
Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Take a hike through the rich forest and jungle at Knuckles Mountain Range, enjoying spectacular views of verdant mountains. Explore pockets of cloud forest here, home to a variety of endemic plant and animal life. Enjoy spotting a host of wildlife, including many exciting species of bird (bring binoculars if you can). Note that when hiking, you should be prepared for leeches, especially after heavy rainfall: wear leech socks and shorts so you can easily flick them off your legs, and certainly some sturdy footwear. Before you head to Matale, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Matale itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Matale has to offer, including Knuckles Mountain Range.
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We stayed overnight at Corbets Rest Guesthouse recently, its roughly about 2 1/2 to 3 hours drive from Kandy, getting there is a bit of a winding, bumpy ride so make sure your vehicle is suitable for ... read more »
Well worth a days hiking although worth taking a guide with you. Leaches can be a problem, especially after rainfall so highly recommend leach socks and proper footwear. Not too strenuous a climb so f... read more »
The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the Districts of Matale and Kandy. The range takes its name from a series of recumbent folds and peaks in the west of the massif which resembl... read more »
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