Riverston

Riverston, Matale: Address, Riverston Reviews: 4.5/5

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eraj9
London, UK142 contributions
One of the most magical places in Sri Lanka
Dec 2020
Just pristine untouched part of the country. Lots to see and great for avid hikers and nature lovers.
Written February 1, 2021
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Shabna
Colombo, Sri Lanka58 contributions
Stunning scenery
Aug 2020
Hiked to many parts of Riverston which was a breath of air at each turn. I'd suggest traveling with a known and experienced guide. Camping is a great way of enhancing the overall experience.
Written September 10, 2020
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Lanil Marasinghe
Colombo, Sri Lanka168 contributions
A Climb to Telecommunication Towers Mountain Peak
Aug 2020 • Friends
You can reach to the starting point of this hike from Mathale town by vehicles. There are enough parking spaces here. There are a few small joints selling snacks and drinks here. To reach the mountain top where telecom towers situated, you have to walk about 2km. It'll take about an hour to reach the top. There's nothing much to see other than the surrounding mountains or abandoned telecom towers. The area is bit cold. The road is clear and there are steps to reach the peak.
Written August 23, 2020
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Kasun
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Excellent
Nov 2019 • Friends
There are lot of beautiful waterfalls ,streams .In the night we can see nice sky,jungle.Very silence nice environment .
Written August 9, 2020
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Dasun
Matale, Sri Lanka479 contributions
Cold weather
Jan 2020 • Solo
Who love reach bio diversity then visit knuckles mountain range . there are many thing to do and see
Written January 12, 2020
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SiriLak Tour.
Katunayake, Sri Lanka125 contributions
Amazing feeling with cold breez
Jul 2019
The environment of riverston is really great and you will be amazed about the bio diversity is there . weather is there changes so often and rain can fall anytime and wind is so powerful . this hike is around 3-4 km to top of this mountain . The peak is above the cloud level . It's so beautiful 360 view in the clear day . You have to beware from leeches .Don't step jungle side ,just use the regular path. in heavy windy day have to carefully hike .
Written November 19, 2019
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Sandaranga E
Colombo, Sri Lanka182 contributions
Visit to Riverston
Feb 2019 • Friends
One of the coolest location in Matale. No vehicles only by foot and you will never feel tired because of the cool environment and the spectacular view. If you are a traveler this is one of the must visit location. You will see how wonderful the area is by looking at my picture. “Visit Sri Lanka”
Written August 27, 2019
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Shasha A
Hong Kong, China193 contributions
Enjoy the cold breeze...
Jul 2019 • Couples
It was a sudden trip. It took nearly 2.5hrs to reach there from Kandy. I used GPS to find the root. It was easy.
Here you have a hike around 1.5hrs up to the cold freezing Riverston point. You can enjoy the walk.
No tickets needed to enter.
Unfortunately the view point was closed down due to some construction reasons. Root is very safe for someone who travels alone. Because there will always be people climbing up or coming down. you can enjoy the nature a lot. The mist, breeze, greens and with everything it feels like a way to heaven.

Prefer to bring a coat, cap or something to cover up as the climate is always wet and drizzling. prefer comfortable walking shoes. don't go to the bushes or to the grass there are leeches waiting to hang on you. 😁

Anyone can complete this hike. There is NO wild animal hazard around here. prefer to visit there during day time.
Written August 5, 2019
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Pamoda I
Colombo, Sri Lanka51 contributions
Must Visit if you are a Mountain Person
Jun 2019 • Family
Great in both rainy and dry season. So many mountains to climb and water ways to bath. Windy in the dry season, but most of the water paths and waterfalls are drained. Still you can enjoy the hikes and the scenery. Access road itself is beautiful. Recently build villas are available for lodging at reasonable prices. Not crowded by terrorists.
Written June 20, 2019
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shocked123
Colombo, Sri Lanka61 contributions
Riverston hiking
Feb 2019 • Family
Hiking here is a life time experience and not much difficulty thing, Don't miss if you visiting mathale
Written February 2, 2019
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