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2D1N Camping w/ Summit Trek

By Nipuna Knuckles Trekking

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At a Glance

At a Glance

This trek will last for 2 days, distance- 22km and you will spend the night in a camp. While trekking to the peak, you will see beautiful unspoiled areas that has everything from tea estates, rice terrace to dense jungle. There is an abundance of birds, flowers and amazing views, definitely worth a visit for all nature lovers.

Details

2 days 1 night
Private trip
Up to 10 persons
Flexible Cancellation

Activities

Wildlife
Hiking - Rice Paddies, Jungle, Mountain
Outdoor Adventures - Camping

Suitable For

Backpackers
Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups

Choose this if...

You want to see nature untouched! This trek lets you see the unspoiled areas Knuckles Mountain Range has to offer - definitely a must go for nature lovers.

What's included

What's included

  • Accommodation - 1 night at Nipuna Base Camp -
  • Return Transfer from Kandy
  • Experienced local guide (English speaker)
  • Entrance tickets
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Kandy: 07:00am

Availability

Availability

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Kandy - Gombaniya - Base Camp
Kandy - Gombaniya - Base Camp

Today you will trek through the UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.

Accommodation: Nipuna Base Camp - (Private)

  • 07:00am - Pick-up at Anywhere in Kandy
  • 9 AM: Starts trekking. Timings are flexible, you can stop for a break or take pictures of interesting sights whenever you want.
  • 7 PM: Dinner. Overnight at the base camp.
Day 2: Base Camp - Kandy
Base Camp - Kandy

Today you will begin the descent and head back to Kandy.

Accommodation: Nipuna Base Camp - (Private)

  • 9 AM: Starts trekking
  • 04:00pm - Drop-off at Anywhere in Kandy

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Nipuna Knuckles Trekking

Nipuna Basnayaka is living in Rangala, a small village situated right by the Knuckles mountain range. He grew up in the area and learned to love and admire its unique beauty, wildlife and nature. In the last 9 years, he was working as a professional tour guide specializing in the Knuckles range treks. Guiding is his passion and he'll make sure every guest has a great experience in his home country.
10 years experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.9 out of 40 helpful reviews
55larsp
20 Dec 2019 on Trip Advisor
I booked last minute and experienced a well-organised trip with The guide Janaka. He was such a pleasant person with good knowledge about the nature. It’s a very nice experience, since you get to hike in an area where there aren’t too many people, getting the authentic feeling of nature.
William N
27 Nov 2019 on Trip Advisor
We booked this trek very last minute and were very impressed with the organisation and communication. Collected the next day by our guide Chamara and off we went. The trek was fantastic, despite all the rain. Chamara was an excellent guide with great knowledge of the local area, Flora and fauna. He was incredibly kind and attentive throughout the day. The camp was simply but comfy and we had a great night sleep through a huge storm. The food was a real highlight. Unbelievably generous portions and very tasty! The second day was just as good as the first. Great hike in the sunshine to the peak. What a lunch spot! All in all a fabulous experience. A great company. I would not hesitate to recommend. Nipuna even did our laundry which really was above and beyond.....
Helen m
13 Nov 2019 on Trip Advisor
Booked this at the last minute, great communication from Nipuna, picked up the next day by Chamara and our adventure began. Can’t fault the organisation, professionalism and the trek itself. Day 2 was hard up to the highest peak but loved it and the views were amazing. Food was great and a campfire evening just made the day. Definitely recomend
Passant M
01 Nov 2019 on Trip Advisor
Amazing experience from A to Z. Special thanks to Janika and the Chef. To the assistants who helped me alot in my way up and down the mountain.
dancingobroni
19 Oct 2019 on Trip Advisor
This was one of the best guided trekking experiences I've ever had. It all started when Janaka jumped out of the jeep at our hotel and greeted us with his fantastic energy. His joy and enthusiasm never wavered throughout the two days, even when he was plucking leeches from my shoes. He is incredibly knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area, and knows his way around enough to customize the hike as needed (due to weather, scenery preferences, energy levels, etc.). Our stay at Basecamp was great - comfortable tents, flush toilets, electricity and yummy food. It definitely exceeded our expectations. Nipuna was quick to communicate and helped organize everything quickly, as this was a last-minute decision for us. I definitely recommend trekking with Nipuna and his team. **By the way, we were not asked to do a Tripadvisor review.

Nipuna Knuckles Trekking Policies

Nipuna Knuckles Trekking Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Nipuna Knuckles Trekking would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Camera
Hat
Hiking shoes
Personal medications
Sunscreen
Swimsuit
Water bottle
Wind jacket and other warm clothing

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