Sembuwaththa Lake, a little away from Kandy, is a beautiful spot to spend the day. Here’s a little more information for you to add this beautiful spot to your central Sri Lanka itinerary!
A man-made reserve located in Matale, the lake is bordered by Campbell’s Land Forest Reserve. The Sembuwaththa lake is situated at an elevation of 1140 metres and the chilly atmosphere is great for a relaxing time. If you’re looking to get away from the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, then this is the spot. This hidden paradise is easily reachable from many a hotel in Kandy, Sri Lanka the likes of Hunas Falls Hotel Kandy.
The road leading to the lake is not in the best condition, however, the narrow and winding stretch is surely worth the views and atmosphere you are gifted at the end of your journey. If you’re getting there in a large vehicle, you may have to park the vehicle beforehand however, smaller vehicles can be taken further.
The prices may differ from locals to foreigners, and the opening hours are from 8 in the morning right up to 5 in the evening.
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