Nature & Wildlife

Kandy doesn’t just have a singular mountain standing out from the rest of the peaks, but a few beautiful sets of mountain peaks which together form the lovely mountain ranges of Kandy. The Hanthana Mountain range and Knuckles Mountain range are significant topographical characteristics found in Kandy. While the former has been declared an environmental protection zone, the other consists of a series of folds which give it a knuckle shaped appearance.

peaks to the West which, when viewed from a certain distance, looks like a clenched human fist.


The Hanthana Mountain Range is made up of various peaks which makes this range a solid high favourite of mountain hikers.
Knuckles Mountain Range has a number of folds and


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