If you ever have a chance of coming to Kandy on a holiday do not go without visiting the Udawattekele forest which is one of the really beautiful palaces in Kandy
I had a good weather when I ventured here. I didn't really get leeches or was sunburnt. The path was a bit confusing especially if you follow the map so it';s better to ask the person at the gate about it first. It's a refuge from the noise of the city.
very nice stroll that gives you a feeling of nature while still being in the city. Nice great trees, thick jungle, you can peer at specific animals at some point : lizards, snakes, butterflies. It is well maintained with good pathways with clear indications so giving a chance to walk around for everyone. those who want more of an adventure... More
Udawattekelle brings back many memories to me each time I walk in its paths. As a school boy I used to come here to study at times. When we studied Botany our class mates & lecturers came here for practical lessons. It was just jumping over the college fens & we were in Udawattekelle. History states that there are mystical... More
Enjoyed this solace in the town. We had a troop of monkeys literally cross our path. I don't think they realised we were there. They were doing something with the toilets, I don't know what exactly was happening but it is an area they need to improve on.
Udawatta kele is a preserved forest sanctuary, gazetted by the government many years ago. The forest is full of thick vegetation where you are free to have a beautiful trek through it. Over looking , you can observe the beautiful range of Dumbara hills and the blue hills of the famous Knuckles range far out. The uniqueness is that it... More
Fantastic place to see lots of wildlife right next to the city centre. We saw monkeys, deer, lizards, turtles in their natural habitat, it was amazing! We normally do things quickly but took a good couple of hours to walk around. Great place to visit although beware for leeches! Even though we'd read about them and covered up with closed... More
It is also known as the forbidden forest of the kings of Kandy. A great place to hike for a couple of hours enjoying he nature and viewing some bird life. With some luck you might see wild boar, Money's, Hare, Squirrels, Porcupines, and seven some reptiles, Water monitors, Lizards, Tortise and a variety of birds,. The pond in the... More
Love the tranquility. U become one with nature when u enter this place. Do not expect to see many wild animals except for birds and occasional rodents and cold blooded creatures! Truly an awesome place where time stops!!!
The nature is extremely good for lives as its very rich with surrounded fresh air and water.Forestry the natural atmosphere is realy worth than its beauti,since among the very rear and extraodinery places in the world where the nature can be enjoyed deep in it.no freezing or shivering in any climetic condition through out the year. lal de silva
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