Knuckles Mountain Range in Kandy

Enjoy the stunning view of the beautiful Knuckles Mountain Range.

Enjoy the stunning view of the beautiful Knuckles Mountain Range. | Photo credit: Malinda Rathnayake/flickr

Knuckles Mountain Range Overview

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The Knuckles Mountain Range is one of the most alluring and stunningly beautiful mountain range/forest areas in Sri Lanka. Why does it have such a weird name? Well, because its appearance resembles a set of knuckles in a closed fist!

The whole mountain range extends up to about 155 square kilometres and is home to a large variety of flora and fauna. For photographers and painters, this mountain range is nothing less than paradise as you come across some breathtaking mountain sceneries.

For those of you who love the smell of adventure, the mountain range has many mountain trails that are perfect for trekking and mountain biking. Some of the more famous trekking trails are the Mini World’s end trails in the west and east, Pitawala Pathena trail, Ash Cave trail, Nitre Cave trail, and Knuckles Summit trail.

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Knuckles Mountain Range, Kandy