Sri Lanka Tourism Updates
Post Easter Sunday Incident
The distance from Colombo capital to Meemure is about 188 km. Meemure is one of the most remote villages in Sri Lanka with the only access via a 14 km (8.7 mi) trail from the town of Loolwatte. Lakegala mountain is in Meemure village. It is thought of the place wherever King Ravana raised the Dhadu Monara or Dhandu Monara. Meemure village owns an exceptional natural beauty. It is rich with natural Beauty and Traditional Sri Lankan styles. According to the legend stories of the village goes back to 5000 years Lakegala that settled near this village was belonged to king Ravana. Pyramid-shaped Lakegala was used by Ravana as a source of security energy and people believe there was a tunnel in Lakegala at the time of Rama - Ravana War Most people believe that Ravana's corpse Been placed in Lakegala. The Knuckles Creek System contains at least 25 species of freshwater fish with 8 endemic species and 7 nationally threatened fish species recorded. The Knuckles Forest area has a rich birdlife composition and has recorded over 130 species of birds. More than 10 migratory species of birds are also found here.
The villagers build environmentally friendly homes using clay and 'Illuk', which lasts for 30 to 40 years. They mark their land boundary, using walls of quirts. This building wall technology can only be seen in any village in Sri Lanka.
Meemure is approximately a 7-hour drive from Colombo, in an off road vehicle. Here is how you can go there; First go to Kandy city which is 116 km away from Colombo. Then Kandy-Mahiyangana Road (A26) towards to Mahiyangana. Turn to Left from Hunnasgiriya Junction which is 35 km away from Kandy. Then go towards the Loolwatte Village which is 15 km away from Hunnasgiriya Junction. Then from Loolwatte it is about another 15 km to the Meemure Village.you can use village public van it is a marvelous experience to have,to that you should be at Hunnasgiriya junction around 11 clock .hiring vehicles from Hunnasgiriya would be expensive than village vehicle.
There is no cellular service available in the village,but a CDMA telephone service is available.
December – February Scanty rains March – September Clear weather September – December Rain can be expected Weather Report (Rain fall is expected) Since January/May Lakegala is absolutely viewed from Estern ocean of Sri Lanka, ancient sailors used this lake gala as a land mark.
(Following accommodation list is randomly generated)Hotels & Other Accommodation >>
No:04, Dalada Veediya, Kandy
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812222813
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0817389000
No. 3, Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy.
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0814475200
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0817389000
Heerassagala, Bowalawatte, Kandy
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812217741
Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge
Richland Road, Madulkelle.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0813801052
Amaara Sky Hotel
72/22, A. B. Damunupola Mawatha, Kandy.
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812228813
The Grand Kandyan
89/10, Lady Gordons Drive, Kandy
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0812030400
No 167, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy.
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812235118
No. 124, Srimath Kuda Ratwatta Mawatha, Kandy
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0812234365
Tree Of Life
Yahalatenna, Barigama, Werellagama, Kandy.
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812499777
32, Aniwatta Road, Kandy.
Tel : 0812223020
No. 70, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0812234571
Hantane Shadow Resort
Spring Hill Estate, Heerassagala, Kandy
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812445593
Serene Grand Hotel
No. 113, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 0812205367
Mahaweli Reach Hotel
35, P. B. A. Weerakoon Mawatha, Kandy
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 0812212624
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