Knuckles mountain range is a part of Hill Country (Central) Sri Lanka in district of Matale and Kandy which is also above 3000Ft or 915 meters from sea level and covers an area of about 90 sq. Miles or 234 sq.KM of land extent. This mountain range is called as Knuckles is because when it’s seen from Kandy the mountain range looks like the knuckles of a clenched fist. The Sri Lankan ancient name for this mountain is “Dumbara Mitiyawatha” which means “The Misty Valley”. Giving this mountain an extra speciality, it was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. All the routes to Knuckles are covered in thick forests and large number of prime scenic sceneries giving the justice to self-preserve itself. This mountain range is a scenic Paradise for the hikers which will make unforgettable beautiful memories as well as giving a wonderful adventurous experience.
Starting the journey from Corbett’s Gap in which if you go to your right you can experience Meemure Village and if you go to your left you can experience Knuckles mountain range. Hiking through the forest, hikers will get to pass a Village where they can enjoy the taste of Sri Lankan village tea. Trekking through the jungle where the hikers can experience climate changes as you hike. Trekking through different climate zones may sound odd but that’s something you can experience in Knuckles Mountain Range. Trekking through the jungle where hikers can experience scenic sceneries and also can come across inheritable species of the Knuckles mountain range.
Spending the night in a 5 billion star hotel at Gal Poththa on the top of Knuckles mountain range will give the opportunity of an unforgettable night to the hikers where they can enjoy a different kind of night life with the scenic beauty of the nature. On the next morning hikers can enjoy their breakfast at Gal Poththa and giving a whole new level of experience of hiking, hikers will get to trek down through the mountain along a beautiful waterfall, making the trekking down the mountain adventurous and unforgettable.