Knuckles Mountain tour from Kandy
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Activities

Knuckles Mountain tour from Kandy

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the considerable ecological value of Pitawala Pathana, an unusual expanse of grassland
  • Enjoy the clean, fresh air which is extremely refreshing compared to the humid weather in the city
  • Marvel at the beauty of Sera Ella waterfall
What to expect

Experience the beauty of the Knuckles mountain range during this full-day 2.5-mile hike. The Sinhalese refer to it as "Dumbara Kanduvetiya", meaning "the mist-laden mountain range" and its name comes from a series of recumbent folds and peaks in the west of the massif which resembles the knuckles of clenched fists when viewed from afar.

Your tour will start early in the morning at 6.00am with a pick-up from your hotel and arrival at the destination after 2 hours. You will marvel at the beauty of the Sera Ella waterfall located in the Matale district. Enjoy the dry but cool cave hidden behind the curtain water as it flows down the rockface. You can also take a refreshing dip into the natural pool by the waterfall.

Continue to Atanwala, a traditional village that overlooks terraced paddy fields and gardens, and experience the authentic Sri Lankan lifestyle still alive. End your tour with a visit to the Pitawala Pathana, an unusual expanse of grassland with considerable ecological value. The walk to Pitawala Pathana is an easy task and it ends in a steep cliff which is similar to the world-renowned World’s End in Horton Plains.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fees
    • Lunch and water
    • Guided tour
    What's not included
    • Trekking sticks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-11)
    • Infants (age 0-2): free admission
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Pick-up from your hotels in the Kandy city area and Peradeniya area. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout and confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator

    What to remember
    • Please remember to bring your passport or ID card
    • This tour is not recommended to people with limited mobility, people with heart diseases, and pregnant women
    • Please remember to wear trekking shoes and clothing, bring your trekking stick and a raincoat
    • Please confirm your pickup time and location with the local operator prior to the tour. You will find the contact details on the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
    • Please wait in the hotel lobby 5 minutes before the pickup time
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    Provider
    Aitken Spence Travels
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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