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Udawattekele Sanctuary

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Lovers Walk, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (27 reviews)
“barking deer” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Lovers Walk, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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"wild boar"
in 27 reviews
"beautiful forest"
in 11 reviews
"barking deer"
in 6 reviews
"forest reserve"
in 7 reviews
"saw deer"
in 4 reviews
"huge trees"
in 4 reviews
"kandy town"
in 15 reviews
"wonderful walk"
in 4 reviews
"bird watching"
in 4 reviews
"ideal place"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 10 reviews
"quiet walk"
in 3 reviews
"great viewpoint"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
in 10 reviews
"highest point"
in 3 reviews
"busy city"
in 6 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We (my wife and I) booked this through the hotel we were staying at, the Cinnamon Citadel, Kandy. We only had a few hours to spare before moving south down the country and were glad we took this opportunity. We were picked up in a...More

Thank JimRigg
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Reviewed yesterday

Not far from one of the main attractions (the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) and from the hustle and bustle of the city, this sanctuary is the perfect place to breathe easy and feast your eyes on some local flora. You can walk around...More

Thank Devika F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even tho our visit was short, it was a highlight of Kandy. We saw monkeys only. Perhaps mid-afternoon was not the best time to go. We did see a giant monitor lizard and a scorpion. The trees were magnificent. We walked past it at first,...More

Thank the_finchley_lees
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reading the review on this site we were very hesitant to go. But the forest is a really rewarding experience, The forest is beautiful, the paths are very easy to walk on and not artificial, so you have the feeling of being in a forest...More

Thank Diana_Mangalagiu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need to escape the City, but don’t want to have to travel out too far or pay too much, then this is a great option. Easy to walk there and then walk around (I would say child friendly), it costs half of what...More

Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a nature lover, this must be me favourite place in Kandy. Towering high trees and silence absorbs you into its warmth. Dunno who's genius ideas was to name signboards in Sinhala as most of the visitors are foreign. (irony)

Thank Hasintha W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

located between beautiful ......green hills ........with lovely wind .....good walk wear proper comfortable peaceful walk with lots of wildlife

Thank Prabhu C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect morning stroll with wildlife--- way to escape the busy overwhelming streets of Kandy. I absolutely loved this park--- it was a good walk around.

Thank simplykarina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful walk at this place. There are a lot of fish in this water. We were giving them food and they were just coming close to us. We also had a beautiful view of this lake from our apartment.

Thank Ibrahim R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the sanctuary on a Monday morning and had a wonderful experience. We were literally the only people in the sanctuary aside from a couple workers cleaning the paths - it was very peaceful. We saw barking deer, monkeys, wild boars and heard...More

Thank KellynJames999
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Binara Buddhika A
20 August 2017|
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Response from Eddychahine | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can find tour guides on site.
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Tinoda M
1 July 2017|
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Response from Inosha W | Reviewed this property |
There were no snakes as such, especially if you stick to the well paved paths. Don't take detours and you'll be fine. But frankly, I took a couple of teenagers with me the last time I was there and they practically crawled... More
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Tinoda M
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Response from Lahiru D | Reviewed this property |
*it wouldn't be
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