Alagalla Mountain Range, Kandy

#3 of 8 in Nature in Kandy District
Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Alagalla (Sinhala: අලගල්ල, literal translation: Tuber rock) Mountain Range is situated at the boundaries of the Central and Sabaragamuwa Provinces in Sri Lanka. Along with the surrounding Bathalegala (බතලේගල) also known as Bible Rock, Uthuwankanda (උතුවන්කන්ද), Devanagala (දෙවනගල), Ambuluwawa (අම්බුළුවාව), Knuckles Mountain Range and Hanthana (හන්තාන) Mountain Range, Alagalla mountain has served as a natural defense location for nearly five centuries (1505–1948) against the Portuguese, Dutch and English invasions aimed at the Kandyan Kingdom.
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  • Alagalla and pujagala are 2 peaks situated at the boundaries of the Central and Sabaragamuwa Provinces in Sri Lanka. We had a nice trek over there within a day. we started the journey from kandy and.....  more »
  • This is a great one day hike for anyone who lives in Colombo or Kandy or within that radius. You can easily take the train and get down at the Ihala Kotte train station and start the hike. If you are....  more »
  • Wasn't an easy climb but it was all worth it! The view was amazing!
  • Bit hard for a hiking beginner. But it's worth to try because of the view. Be really careful, it's slippery there. and beware of leaches

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