Knuckles Range Thangappuwa trek

Knuckles Range Thangappuwa trek

You will be picked up from the hotel at 6 am. Knuckles range of mountains lies in the central of Sri Lanka. The range takes its name from series of recumbent folds while this name was assigned by early british and the Sinhalese people referred to the area as “Dumbara Kanduwetiya” means mist Leiden mountain.

Drive: 1 hour 30 minutes 

Trekking distance: 

17 to 18 km with options to reduce distance by 3 km(if high Knuckle climb which is a steep climb is excluded)

Trekking duration: 6 to 9 hours


Wildlife including endemic species such as Leaf nosed lizard ,purple faced leaf monkey, Ceylon jungle foul,Ceylon hill white eye and many more endemic birds, Sambar deer,wild boar,spotted deer are also among the long list. 

Flora endemic to Sri Lanka with range of orchids and medicinal herbs which makes Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda different from the Indian version. 

Scenic views of mountain peaks in vast forest cover. 

Climbing the two highest peaks of the so called ‘ Knuckle’s which derives the name of the forest with 34 peaks is called the high Knuckle trekking and will be part of the full trekking. 

Out of the 7 waterfalls in a river, the highest water fall will be accessible from below with a cool water pool to swim. If high Knuckles is climbed time will permit only this waterfall visit .There will be a near vertical short climb to top of the falls with something called ‘river bed’ trekking on rocky river bed to see its beauty and wildlife. A brief description of tea plantation is also on the list with chances to see tea clones used for the priced’ Silver tips’ tea.

Level: average hard.Excellent  for a guest who enjoys trekking the whole day with nature at its best in variety. 

Terms, Guidelines, & Policies

Please be aware that the activities planned for your trip may be adjusted due to factors such as your flight arrival time on the first day and the availability of certain activities on subsequent days.


English and local language speaking Chauffeur Guide


Health Kit / First Aid Box in the vehicle

Water Bottles / Facial Tissues / Wet Towels -Driver accommodation & food

Entrance Tickets & Activity Charges.


 All which are not mentioned in the package inclusion.

Upgrades & Add ons

Cover your trip with professional photography & Videography – Selected locations 

Photo shoots with local cultural costumes -recommended for honeymoon packages for incredible experience 

Enjoy the most colorful cultural show ‘Esala Perahera’ – (Aug 21 -31)

Cancellation Policy

If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged

If cancellations are made 7 days before the start date of the trip, 40% of total tour cost will be charged

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 7 business days

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