Trek in Knuckles Mountains

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Trek in Knuckles Mountains

Trek in Knuckles Mountains - option 4

USD 260 per person (minimum 2 pax requirement) Includes all meals from day one lunch to day three lunch, refreshments and all transfers

Day 01

You will be transferred from Kandy 22 kms on Mahinyangana road and then another 18 kms inland by a van where you will be starting the trek through home spice gardens, vegetable fields, rice fields, tea plantation, pigmy forests and plateaus. The trek is approximately about 8 kms one way and its 16 kms in total. At the end of the trail you would be able to swim at a base of a nice waterfall. You are expected to encounter with species such as Deer, Barking deer, Deer monkey and various types of Lizards. In this trek you will be climbing from 1200 ft to 1850 ft. On the way back you will be able to do some bird watching.

In the night you will be staying in a mobile tented camp in the Knuckles mountain range above 1200 ft from the sea level.

Day 02

After breakfast you will be trekking through tea plantation, pine forest, a typical Kandyan village and rice fields. This is a circular trek which is approximately about 18 kms. Village culture and bird watching are some of the highlights of this trip. At this end of this trek you will be transferred to Veddha Village to camp overnight which is 3 hours drive. Enjoy the campout with Veddhas with a Bon fire.

Day 03

After breakfast at the Veddha camp experience Veddha’s way of life. Witness Veddha dance, demonstration of traditional hunting methods and Baby cradling. Then drive about 1 ½ hours to do a 4 kms trek to a waterfall. After a swim in the waterfall enjoy a village lunch and then be transferred to kandy by 6 pm.

From US$ 260

Per person

* Minimum 2 pax required

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