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Nalini Marar

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Witnessed the glorious Knuckles Mountain Range at it's best. Views were simply breathtaking!

Overview

Trip Location: Kandy

About the Knuckles Day Tour from Kandy:

- Embark on this day trek to experience diverse panoramic landscapes of lush dense forests enveloped in clouds, rice fields, waterfalls, and the Knuckles Mountain Range - All in one day!

- Get a chance to see a rare natural ecosystem with an assortment of rare species of plants, trees, and birds while on the hike that is considered to be amongst the most popular hikes in Sri Lanka.

- See the traditional Lankan villages around the trek and meet the locals to understand their way of living as rice farmers living in the wilderness.

- Convenient pick-up and drop off to your hotel without worrying about managing multiple transfers, public transport, and expensive taxis.

- An experienced and professional guide will accompany you throughout your trek who will show you the major attractions of the trek and ensure your safety throughout the duration of the trek.

Other Inclusions

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  • Transportation by air conditioned car
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  • English speaking driver
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  • Trekking guide
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  • Hotel pick up and drop off
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  • Bottled water
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  • Lunch

Things To Carry

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  • Voucher received by Thrillophilia
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  • Camera
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Medicine (if any)

Advisory

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  • Once you book the tour, you will receive a confirmation email from us along with a voucher. This voucher, valid only for the specified time and day of the activity, needs to be presented to your operator before the activity starts. You can present the voucher either in a printed or an electronic format.
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  • The trek is an intermediate level trek and can be easily done by people with a reasonable amount of physical fitness.
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  • Children below of age of 12 years are not allowed on this trek.
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  • People who are not the residents of Sri Lanka are required to carry valid proof of their IDs at all times.
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  • The itinerary schedule can change depending on the weather conditions. You will be kept informed of the adjustments in the itinerary in case of such eventualities.
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  • Since the forest area experiences intermittent rainfall throughout the year, tourists are requested to carry their umbrellas or raincoats.
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  • We will be visiting a waterfall during the trek. In case you wish to bathe or swim, please carry a towel, a change of clothes, and other necessary items.
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  • We will provide complimentary pick-up and drop off for this activity. Your operator will reconfirm the pick-up timing in advance. Please be present at your hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time.
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  • There may be some unforeseen delays due to traffic or weather changes. We will adjust the itinerary accordingly.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. How do I use this voucher?

      Once you book the tour, you will receive a confirmation email from us along with a voucher. This voucher, valid only for the specified time and day of the activity, needs to be presented to your operator before the activity starts. You can present the voucher either in a printed or an electronic format.

    2. What is the best time for Knuckles Mountain Range Hiking?

      The best time to go for the Knuckles Mountain Range Hiking activity is between March and September and December to February. Like most of the mountainous areas, this place is also prone to intermittent and sudden rainfall throughout the year; these months see comparatively less rainfall.

    3. What is the level of difficulty of the trek?

      This is an intermediate level trek and can be easily managed by people having a reasonable amount of fitness. A professional and experienced trek guide who will ensure your safety throughout the duration of the trek will accompany you.

    4. Are children allowed on the tour?

      Children below the age of 12 years are not allowed for Knuckles Mountain Range Hiking activity keeping their health and safety in mind.

    5. Are meals included in this package?

      Yes, we will be providing a packed lunch in the afternoon during the Knuckles Mountain Range Hiking activity. The menu of the packed lunch is pre-decided.

    6. Is hotel pick-up and drop off facility is available?

      Yes, hotel pick-up and drop off are provided for the Knuckles Mountain Range Hiking activity. Once your booking is confirmed by us, the operator will contact you to reconfirm your pick-up time and address. You will be picked up directly from your hotel by the driver. Please be present at your hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.

    7. Is Knuckles Mountain Range are worth to visit?

      Knuckles Mountain Range Hiking is considered to be one of the best things to do in Sri Lanka. The Knuckles Mountain Range is one of the most beautiful natural places in the country, which can be explored on foot by the tourists. It is an assortment of varied landscapes like lush forests, rugged trails, mountains, rice farms, and waterfalls and can be covered in a single day. Tourists visiting this range experience serene calmness and peace amidst the sounds of nature, away from the hustle-bustle, stress, and chaos of the cities.

      A visit to the Knuckles Mountain range helps you in understanding nature better and appreciating natural eco-system and people who are a part of it. The level of the trek is intermediate and can be managed easily by people who have a reasonable amount of fitness. Your safety during this ensured by the presence of a professional and experienced travel guide.

    8. Is there any waterfall on Knuckles Mountain?

      Yes, there is a waterfall, which forms the final point of the trek. You will get to spend around 1.5 hours here. You can bathe or swim in the cool gushing waters of this waterfall before beginning your descent towards the starting point.

    9. What is the average rainfall at the Knuckles Mountain Range?

      The weather at the Knuckles Mountain Range is unpredictable like that of any mountainous areas. The range gets rainfall all throughout the year. The average rainfall at this range is between 3000-5000 mm. These unpredictable rains at times result in changes in the itineraries of the treks done on the Knuckles Mountain Range.

    10. What are the activities we are covering in this package?

      In this package, there is an interesting assortment of activities that we will cover. These activities are:

      - Visit the rice fields on the way to Knuckles. Here, you will see how rice farming is done. You can also meet and interact with the local farmers and understand how they live in the midst of this wilderness subsisting on farming.
      - An intermediate level hikes on one of Sri Lanka’s most famous trek routes known for its diverse and beautiful landscapes.
      - See high mountain ranges, lush forests, waterfalls, rice fields on the same trail.
      - Spend time in the peace and quiet of nature away from the chaos and stress of city life.
      - Since it’s a densely forested area, you will see a wide variety of flora and fauna. These species of flora and fauna are rare and indigenous to Sri Lanka.
      - See the rich variety of species of birds, which are only found in Sri Lanka.
      - Since it is a mountainous range, it is abundant with species of reptiles and amphibians.
      - Since you will be covering different elevations during this trek you will see the different types of vegetation corresponding to each level of elevation.

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