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Knuckles Mountain Range, Matale

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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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  • I went here from Kandy on a tour. The place involves a couple of hours to go and has a 15-16 KM. The views are really good in spots. Some parts of the hike have water and are slippery so hiking rather...  more »
  • We had hired a local guide who unfortunately could not speak English. It was beautiful to see tea workers stand on the slope and pick the leaves. Ascent was made of a paved road, so we were at no time challenged. At the top there was a thick fog, so we unfortunately could not enjoy the view. Easier disappointing
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  • Easy hiking trails through forests and rice fields past. Nice people and repeatedly Eagles, monkeys and other animals. Top active nature lovers
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