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Address: Wewelpitiya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0777841066

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Enjoyable walk in the forest

We enjoyed our walk in the forest. It was nice to get out of town. We didn't see any monkeys and got caught in a downpour, but we saw a few nice birds, and enjoyed looking at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

That forest is very attractive.no need to spend big amount..very peaceful THIS PLACE IS INTERESTING ONLY FOR NATURAL LOVERS. There are lot of road ways long distance to walk.If you need you can use bicycle . There are 3 forest monestries in side the forest .buddist monks are maditating Don't disturb them TRY TO KEEP UP SILENT BACKGROUND.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

So close to bustling Kandy city, it is difficult to imagine one can find such a beautiful quiet forest area to enjoy nature and interesting walking tracks! This forest is reportedly over 200 years now, and feels a special place of history. I would suggest two to three hours be allowed so that one can truly enjoy the serenity of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our walk around the sanctuary was nice, nothing extraordinary. There were lots of monkeys which at first excited me greatly, until I realised there are monkeys everywhere in Sri Lanka, and I didn't have to pay to see them. We didn't see anyone other than park rangers on the walk which was lovely and relaxing, but again confused as to... More 

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We enjoyed our walk in the forest. It was nice to get out of town. We didn't see any monkeys and got caught in a downpour, but we saw a few nice birds, and enjoyed looking at the luxuriant vegetation. Watch out for the leeches though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It was an amazing walk even tought we got supprised by some wild boar and chased by monkeys - dont bring any food :D

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Magog, Canada
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302 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Only came across 2 groups of people in the 90 minutes that we spent there. Some of the signs are not so clear so we wasted a bit of time. Saw one deer and a lot of monkeys. It is just a forest but it nice given the high energy level of Kandy.

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Hong Kong
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A cozy walk in a circle for about 1.5 hours. Not many sites and the signs along the route are not so detailed and informative. We even could not find the German caves. Can skip for limieted time.

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Sigiriya
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Udawatta kale Sanctuary is a Green wet forest boudaring to Sri Dalandaa Maaligaawa Kandy. 365 day green leaved thick forest with huge trees old more than hundreds of years. flora and fona Inheritant to Sri Lanka can be found in their natural habitat here. Ideal place for environmental researchers and who love the nature!.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

This forest is pretty easy to navigate without a guide, using the map given out at the entrance. Even if you do lose your way, you can't go too wrong and you'll inevitably find your way back to the entrance. The forest is really lovely and there's a lot of wildlife. We saw lots of monkeys as well as wild... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Easy walking distance from Kandy city center. Beautiful forest with monkeys, birds and probably other animals (that we didn't see). So nice to get away from the sun (the trees give shade) and city for a while. Also good walking tracks and a nice view point with a great view of Kandy Lake.

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