Namunukula

Namunukula

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Namunukula

Namunukula is situated in the Badulla district of Sri Lanka. The name of the Namunukula derives because there are nine peaks on this mountain range. It consists of the tallest mountain peak in the Uva province. It is 2035 meters in height and recorded to be the 12th tallest mountain in Sri Lanka.

About the destination

Namunukula is a mountain range that is situated in the Uva Province. This is a famous and a favorite hiking spot by many hikers and campers. The reason behind this is it has easy trails and has ideal camping spots in the mountain range. 

This is named the adventurer’s paradise and has a large variety of fauna, flora, and consists of fascinating wildness.

History of the destination

It is recorded that there were Ming treasure voyages during the 15th century,  the admiral named Zheng He of a Chinese fleet used the geographical feature of Namunukula in their navigation to Sri Lanka. The reason behind this is Namunukula is the first visible landmark of Sri Lanka after departing from Sumatra.

Reaching the destination

From Colombo

You have to take Colombo – Katunayake Expressway. Then take the Southern Expressway. Follow Colombo – Galle – Hambantota – Wellawaya Highway, Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Highway, and Ella- Pasara road and drive to your destination in Namunkula.

From Badulla

Take Keppetipola Road to Bandarawela Road. Follow Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway to Ella – Passara Road. Follow Ella – Passara Road to your destination in Namunukula.

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