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Udawattekele Sanctuary

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Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 77 784 1066
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Silence in Kandy

Highly recommended!!! This park is a peacefully place in Kandy. I really love trees. So this was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sussi S
via mobile
A breath of fresh air and incredible views walking distance from Kandy.

We visited around 3pm following a busy day roaming around Kandy town. As you walk up the hill past... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended!!! This park is a peacefully place in Kandy. I really love trees. So this was the perfect place for me. (Giant liane) We had also a lot of fun with the map. Because it is not the best one. So you go arround...More

Thank Sussi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited around 3pm following a busy day roaming around Kandy town. As you walk up the hill past Trinity College you leave the hustle and bustle of Kandy behind and are met with peace; bar the sounds of nature. We followed a circular route...More

Thank cubalibre10
Reviewed 29 October 2017 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 29 October 2017 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 20 October 2017

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 20 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
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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
1 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
1 July 2017|
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Response from Lahiru D | Reviewed this property |
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