The beautiful island of Sri Lanka has many marvelous sites that you can see and admire. The topography of Sri Lanka is quite impressive with many high mountain peaks as well as beautiful valleys. The article below provides some information about enchanting mountains in Sri Lanka.
Knuckles Mountain Range
Knuckles Mountain Range which is also called Dumbara Mountain Range is one of the most beautiful destinations in Sri Lanka. It is located in the Central Province. The unique name is given to the mountain because of the series of peaks that resemble knuckles. The mountain range attracts a large number of trekkers and hikers.
Pidurutalagala Mountain is the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. It is known to be the only ultra prominent peak in the country too. The mountain, which is also known as Mount Pedro, is not open to the public throughout the year. If you desire to visit it, you can get in touch with Green Holiday Centre.
Sri Pada Mountain
Sri Pada Mountain, which is also known as Adam’s Peak is a revered site of worship in Sri Lanka. There is an indent in the rock at the summit of the mountain which resembles a footprint. Buddhists believe it is Buddha’s footprint while Hindu believe it is Hanuman’s or Shiva’s foot print. And also Christians believe that it is Adam, or that of St. Thomas.
Lakegala is a prominent mountain located around 175 kilometers away from the city of Colombo. You will find this beautiful mountains in the beautiful village of Meemure in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. “The Rock of Lanka” is the meaning of “Lakegala” in Sinhala language. The rock is about 1310m high and it is in the Knuckles mountain range.