In addition to the popular World’s end at Horton Plains, there are number of lesser known precipices with spectacular view of surrounding area. Called mini worlds ends, they are Madulsima Pitamaruwa, Pitawala Pathana , Deanston in Hunnasgiriya and Hulangala in Selagama.
Hulangala Mini Worlds End lies in the southern end of the Knuckles mountain range in the Selagama estate which can be reached from either Kurunegala or Matale. From Kurunegala, travel towards Dambulla up to Thalgodapitiya Junction and turn to Yatawatta road. The total distance is about 40km. To travel form Matale, you need to turn off at Palathwela to reach Yatawatta. From Yatawatta, take the road towards Selagama estate.
At the estate entrance, you are charged Rs 250 for a vehicle. From the line houses of Selagama estate, you can hike for 2-3 km to reach the view point. However motor bikes, 3 wheelers and 4×4 vehicles can go right up to the view point. The mini worlds end lies at height of 760 meters (2500 feet) above sea level. However the Hulangala hill rises up to 1025 meters (3360 feet).
You can also make a visit to the Yatawatta Biso Ella which also lies with the Selagama estate. To reach the waterfall, you will need to turn right from the line houses of the estate and go upto the Yatawatta Hindu Temple. Here you need to get down from the vehicles and walk across some paddy fields to reach the top of the waterfall.
Map of the Hulangala Mini Worlds End at Selagama
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Driving Directions to Hulangala Mini Worlds End at Selagama
Route from Matale to Hulangala Mini Worlds End at Selagama
|Though : Karuwalagaswewa|
Distance : 18 km
Travel time : 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map