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Nipuna Knuckles Trekking

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Fantastic 2 day hike

We did the 2 day hike with an overnight stay in the Knuckles base camp, and had an amazing time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ellen V
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Friendly and Accomodating Guide!!!

We did 2 days of sight seeing with Nippuna and his brother Venu. he picked us up at the airport at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Knuckles Range is an UNESCO world heritage site a beautiful unspoiled area that has everything from tea estates, rice terasseces to jungle located near the city of Kandy. There is an abundance of birds, flowers and amazing views, definitely...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the 2 day hike with an overnight stay in the Knuckles base camp, and had an amazing time. The guides are very knowledgable and show you around the nearby village, telling you all about the different crops and local traditions. The route itself...More

1  Thank Ellen V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did 2 days of sight seeing with Nippuna and his brother Venu. he picked us up at the airport at 6.00 am in the morning and were flexible to our changing plans. We did dambulla caves, sigiriya rock and Elephant Safari with him on...More

1  Thank 11backpacker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend a couple of days trekking with Nipuna. He is a pleasant gentleman knowing much about fauna and flora. I really appreciated that he took into account our wish for going to the top at early morning before the mist is coming. I am...More

1  Thank mdbrot
Reviewed 22 April 2018

As a tourleader I was travelling with a group of 13 people. Nipuna was recommended to us as a guide for the Hill Oya trek by Welikande Villas, and indeed he did a great job! Everyone in the group was very enthousiastic about him: he...More

1  Thank hildechristens
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I rarely write reviews, but Nipuna's 2 day trek through Knuckles Mountain was the highlight of my Sri Lankan trip! Nipuna and his brother Venu, are very knowledgeable and give lots of information about the wild life, people and culture of Sri Lanka. They are...More

1  Thank Tertia W
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We did a three day trek with Nipuna, starting out with the hill oya trek, then the trek to the peak and then lastly a trek past a waterfall and up to a viewpoint over a mountain. The three days were the best of our...More

2  Thank Henry G
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a day trip with Nipuna through our hotel the samadhi center! Nipuna's brother picked us up in the morning and from that moment we felt like we made a lovely new friend! He guided my sister and me through a lovely village, which...More

1  Thank Vivian W
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Nipuna is a very nice, knowledgeable and experienced guide. We did the Hill Oya trek with him and it's not be missed if you're in the area. We had a great time and learned a lot about plants/spices and Sri Lankan culture. Thank you Nipuna!

4  Thank mik-00000
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We did the hill oya 1 day trek with great views as mentioned by others. Nipuna is a really nice guy and seems to know everything about the plants, spices and animals in the area. We saw and tried 10 kinds of spices growing wild...More

1  Thank Mawi234
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A wonderful day hiking in the beautiful Knuckles mountains. Nipuna was a great and knowledgeable guide. One tip: start early to get most out of the cool morning air...

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