About Knuckles Mountain Range

Knuckles Mountain Range is a UNESCO world heritage site provides intrepid travelers with the opportunity to experience Sri-Lanka at its most primal. A rugged area of pristine wildness-including rare dwarf cloud forest-the knuckles has 27 peaks over 1000 m, with the highest rising to nearly 2000m. The region stretches an impressive 155 sq km that contains five major forest formations; it is also home to an exceptional array of endemic animal and plant species. Though largely uninhabited, the region contains some of the most isolated hamlets in the island, where it is still possible to witness a way of life largely untouched by modernity. Camping site at Cober’t Gap. This is a unique location with unique opportunity to experience what it is like to live right in the heart of the mountains. The panoramic views are particularly dramatic in the morning when a colorful sunrise illuminates the skies. Knuckles mountain range is a paradise for those who love to hike or mountain bike and also cycling, trekking, photography and filming, rock climbing and Bird watching. Trekking or cycling at Kobonilla – Loolwatte – Corbert’s Gap (7 Km) – Enjoy the panoramic view, unique rock formations and different vegetation types from the Cobert’s Gap-sphinx rock, Kalupanaha, Lakegala to the North-east and Dumbara valley to the east.