Trekking in Knuckles Mountain Range

If your someone that doesn't want to follow the crowds and wants to see the real country side and meet real locals, right place is Knuckles Mountain range. Heading into the knuckles Mountain range from Kandy City passing landscape amazing with the view of well known Victoria Reservoir, home gardens, mid county tea planations, rice fields.

You could be camping in Knuckles Mountain Range and gone |trekking in Knuckles Mountain Range| bird watching in Knuckles Mountain Range |meet locals| commit to your fun and successful journy though well known UNESCO world heritage site with very rich founa and flowra.

Knuckles mountain range and its forest trails are the most suitable for trekking in Sri Lanka. Knuckles Mountain Range could be divided to |Riveston (Northern Part of Mountains of Knuckles Range) |Deenston (South Eastern Mountains of Knuckles Range)| It has many new nature trails cleared trough the forest by forest department with campsites.

For example Mini worlds end trails in the west and east, Pitawala pathena trail, Ash cave trail, Nitre cave trail, Knuckles summit trail are very exciting. Also there are interconnected footpaths of cardamom planters, British tea planters and workers, toddy tapers, tea plantation workers, farmers and villages.

Traditional villages of the Knuckles foothills with so mach of treks and short walks such as Last King of Kandy, Sri Wikrama Rajasinhes (1798-1815) hide out place, Rathna water fall trek, Sitha Kotuwa limestone cave and ifs waterfall trek etc. There was |sevral threats also for Knuckles Mountain Range| The main threats are |forest fires in Knuckles Mountain Range| cardomom plantations in Kncukles Mountain Range

While you are trekking in some trails you could expirience diffrent type of whether conditons. Rain for few minites and bright sun for the day and types of forest systems recognizable as Lowland Dry Semi Evergreen Forests, |Mid Elevational Dry Evergreen Forests| |Mid Elevational Wet Evergreen Forests or Pygmy Forests| |Upper Montane Wet Evergreen Forests or Cloud forst| This all types of forest systems bearing |flora of Knuckles Mountain| and founa of Knuckles Mountain Range.

There is a great variety of founa in the Knuckles Mountain region. It varies from elephants in the east to leopard in the middle to varias types of |lizards species of Kncukles range|

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