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Udawattekele Sanctuary

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Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 77 784 1066
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Beautiful beautiful forest

We took a lovely walk along the trails of this lovely national park, enjoyed the greenery, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tel aviv
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Forest inside a city

This can be the only forest situated in a commercial city. This has a thick forest cover all around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sajith W
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Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 77 784 1066
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a lovely walk along the trails of this lovely national park, enjoyed the greenery, the peaceful ambiance and the view of the city and pond below. Hard to believe such a gem is right in the heart of the city. You can choose...More

1  Thank Liat100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This can be the only forest situated in a commercial city. This has a thick forest cover all around the area and situated next to The Kandy temple. Once you enter the forest reserve you feel like you are entering in to an airconditoned room....More

1  Thank Sajith W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must see place during your visit to Kandy, Ideal place to just to do a relaxing walk, bird watching, short trek or visit to the hermitage in the forest.

1  Thank Mahesh A
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place. Peaceful. Good for the travrller who loves nature. There is nothing much to see or do. Good placefor meditation.

Thank sheron1111
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is good for group travelers and solo travelers too. Not far from kandy town 5 min drive or fifteen min walk will brng you here. Can experience wildlife and you can visit some ruins too

Thank Nishley D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic find just a short walk away from the crazy Kandy town! Grab some snacks and head here for a peaceful picnic amongst some fabulous fauna and flora. Udawattekelle boasts everything from butterflies to giant bamboos. If you enjoy a good wander in...More

1  Thank ALwayzalex
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A great chance to escape the kandy chaos. Really peaceful walks in the shade. A chance to look out over kandy too which is a great photo opportunity. There is a fee for entry

1  Thank Lucy17894732
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Nice walk through forest/jungle. Managed to see a few monkeys close to the entrance, but apart from that there wasn't much else. Recommended if you have a few hours spare.

Thank Ali S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Our driver recommended this spot. The rainforest was originally only for the royal family and was 1000 acres at one stage. It's now 267 acres and describes itself as Kandy's lungs (which it really needs). We wandered here for 1.5hrs but you could spent much...More

1  Thank Aisling F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

You are in the jungle there are no real views however we saw a cobra, a python, deer and wild boar, and monkey. Also got bitten a million times by Mosquito's, it is not particularly picturesque but its good to kill a couple of hours...More

Thank ManchesterTonytiger
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Binara Buddhika A
20 August 2017|
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Response from Eddychahine | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can find tour guides on site.
Tinoda M
2 July 2017|
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Response from Rob L | Reviewed this property |
No need to worry about snakes, can definitely do it solo and guides are a dime a dozen which I would recommend
Tinoda M
2 July 2017|
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Response from Lahiru D | Reviewed this property |
*it wouldn't be