The campsite near the Duwili Ella in Knuckles forest Sri Lanka


Camping with trekking and hiking in Kandy Knuckles is wonderful adventurous experience and explore about the nature, fauna and flora in Knuckles mountain range. Knuckles mountain range certified as UNESCO world heritage forest and located boundary of central part of the Sri Lanka. Knuckles mountain in between Sigiriya and Kandy. There are over 20 mountains in Knuckles range and highest peak “Gombaniya mountain and there are many natural waterfalls in the Knuckles mountain range. Trekking and hiking tour with camping in Knuckles is explore about the biodiversity of the Knuckles mountain range. 

You will meet My Ceylon Adventures Trekking guide in the Knuckles range and after the refreshing with a cup of tea, starting the trekking at 9 a.m. with local trekking guide. You will trek to Duvili Ella waterfall through the Knucklers forest and approx. Distance 14 Km – 16 Km (6 hrs.). you will spend the night in a basic tent near the waterfall or water stream. You can relax and have a bath in a natural water stream. Dinner will cock at the campsite, and it is a very simple local diner. 

After the breakfast, start the trekking to Rambukoluwa and it is 14–15 Km trekking through the forest. You will explore some endemic wild rice, plants and many colourful endemic birds, animal species in the knuckles boundary. If you are lucky enough, you might spot “Rhino-horned-lizard”. 

Knuckles trekking tour is not just a trekking, you will explore the stunning landscapes and beauty of the nature. Knuckles mountain trekking and hiking with camping tour approx. total walking distance is about 35 - 40 Km. It is a basic tent and meal, because you will do the camping remote location and all logistic need to carry out by people shoulder.   

Day 01  Kandy to Knuckles Riverstone (distance 55 km – 2 hrs drive) 


6.30 a.m. My Ceylon Adventures pick up car report to your hotel.

7.00 a.m. leave the hotel and proceed to Knuckles Riverstone.

9.00 a.m. you will meet My Ceylon Adventures trekking team and refresh with cup of tea.

9.30 a.m. you will start the trekking through the forest. 

12.30 p.m. you will get the Sri Lankan rice and curry lunch in the jungle and rest. 

1.30 p.m. continue the trekking

3. p.m. you will reach to campsite and while you are having shower crew will set up your tent.

6.30 p.m. you will enjoy the nature with chilled beer near the campfire. 

7.30 p.m. you will get the dinner under the millions of stars. 


Restrictions: do not walk in the night or walk away from the campsite. Because of the mist you might not able to find the way back to campsite. Sometimes wild animals around the campsite. 
please do not remove or collect any flora or fauna as souvenir and you will penalise according to Wildlife conservation law. 


  Day 02  Returning Trekking to Rambukana Village


7 a.m. Breakfast at the campsite and packed the luggage.

8 a.m. continue the return part of the trekking to Rambukoluwa village.

1 p.m. you will proceed to Kandy and on the way, you will get the lunch at a local restaurant.

Operational Details

  • Starting Point

    At Knuckles Riverstone

  • Finishing Point

    At Rambukoluwa Village

  • Starts At

    At 9.30 a.m. in day 01

  • Duration

    02 Days

  • Distance

    Approx. total walking distance is about 35 - 40 Km


  • Guide
    Well experienced Trekking guide and supporting crew
  • Drinks
    Unlimited water & Tea/ coffee during tour
  • Foods
    Arrival day lunch to return day lunch
  • Entrance
    Knuckles forest entrance fee and nature walk
    Snacks and fruits during the tour
  • Accommodation
    Camping accommodation
  • Transport
    Pick up and Return Transfer to your Kandy hotel

    Additional Details

  • Tour Difficulty Level

    Medium level trekking Trail

  • Health Advices & Age Restrictions

    • We do not advise pregnant ladies and high blood pressure patients.
    • Recommended age 10 years and above.
  • Recommendations

    • casual dress
    • Good sunscreen and sunglass.
    • Extra casual dress and swimming dress.
    • Animal and bird related guidance book.

    Rates Per-Person

    Package 1
    • 1 Pax

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    • 2 Pax

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    • 3 Pax

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    • 4 Pax

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    • 5 - 6 Pax

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    • 7+ Pax

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    Tour Highlights

    Explore Scenic Tea Planation and experience the tea picking
    Explore the nature and stunning landscapes
    Experience nature and geographical boundary
    Nature walks in the forest about approx. 40 Km
    Bath in natural water stream and countryside lunch
    Pristine village walks and experiences the people living style
    Exploring the waterfall

    Tour Locations

    Payments and Cancellations

    Payment policy
    • Tour will confirm up on the payment.
    • You may need to check the availability before making the payment.

    Cancellation policy
    • If you are going to cancel the activity before the 24 hours of the operation, take place, then we will not apply for any cancelation charge.
    • If the activity cancels from My Ceylon Adventures (our) end because of unexpected weather condition effect then Fully refunded (100%) or you can book alternative activity instead of the refund.

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