We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
the total hike..

it's ranked amongst the best of climbs in Srilanka,thanks to the all - in -one experience that... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka
If you seek more adrenaline try it with rain!

There are two main routes to the peak. One is from Ihala Kotte railway station and the other from... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Haritha T
Read all 16 reviews
All photos (37)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good43%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“yam”(2 reviews)
“rope”(2 reviews)
“peak”(2 reviews)
Trekking, camping and bird watching in Alagalla the Potato Mountain Range near Kandy
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kandy 20465, Sri Lanka
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kandy
Reviews (16)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews yam rope peak route hike kotte leech climbing colombo
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed April 27, 2018

it's ranked amongst the best of climbs in Srilanka,thanks to the all - in -one experience that awaits,all in a single day that is..morning bus to Potthapitiya, a steep somewhat challenging up ward trek, ,a little rock climb, an awesome vista awaiting at the top,...More

Thank ksamarasrna
Reviewed August 13, 2017

There are two main routes to the peak. One is from Ihala Kotte railway station and the other from Pilimathalawa -> Poththapitiya. I took the second route. Got public transport from Colombo -> Pilimathalawa -> Poththapitiya. Rest on foot. Strongly advice not to hike during...More

3  Thank Haritha T
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Alagalla mountain is a little hard to climb.. But if u make it to the top it will be so worth.. You can see a very wide view from the top.. very Beautiful place to go.. recommended to the all except children..

2  Thank _iruwan778
KnucklesSkyCamp, Promoter at Alagalla Mountain Range, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

Thanks for the comment!

Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We started our hike from Ehala kotte station end. And came back from Kadigamuwa station end. When you go from Eyala kotte end, 40% route will go thru village and tea estates. And this route bit easier than Kadigamuwa end. When you reach the top...More

5  Thank Tharindu W
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Ideal area for hiking and trekking with some adventures route. You can reach to the half way by train or by road.

Thank aththanayaka
Reviewed July 11, 2016

One of most visited mountains in my life and i would think ,i shall be there once again .Full of adventures .Make sure you go with a local person. Now we can see a newly built Buddhist temple at the top .

Thank NishD
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Ideal Place for hiking and Camping. Take Mobile camping tents. It;s Grate.. For Mobile tents email me....

7  Thank Prabath J
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is an awesome place to hike.. So worth to travel there.. ( no more talk and go see it yourself.. ;) )

2  Thank Damith M
Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is an amazing place to do a trek and you need to be fit. I've done this mountain twice one from the Beaten path via Pilimathalawa->Pottapitiya in Kandy and the other via the Ihalakotte railway station on the Colombo-Kandy main line. The Pottapitiya is...More

4  Thank Hakimu
Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went on hiking to this place twice. Once we stayed a night here. wow amazing scenic view from the rock cannot be explained in words. Cool wind, scenic view.

3  Thank Hasith9684
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 74 nearby hotels
Green Tulip Hotel
7 reviews
1.65 miles away
Hotel Tree of Life
254 reviews
6.42 miles away
Hotel Sunrich
52 reviews
6.62 miles away
Oak Ray Regency
67 reviews
6.80 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 219 nearby restaurants
Kapila Bakers and Sweet House
5 reviews
4.66 miles away
Tea Fortress
32 reviews
4.63 miles away
Mlesna Tea Fortress
19 reviews
4.62 miles away
Oregano Restaurant
8 reviews
5.00 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 262 nearby attractions
National Railway Museum
27 reviews
.79 miles away
Susantha Spice and Herbal Garden
134 reviews
1.60 miles away
Suwa Rakshana Weda Madura
42 reviews
3.47 miles away
Embilmeegama Tea Factory
79 reviews
3.48 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Alagalla Mountain Range staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines