Riverston Matale is situated in the hill country of Sri Lanka and is a 6 hour drive from the Airport. It is surrounded by attraction such as the Virgin Forest, Bambara Kiri Ella Falls, Sera Ella falls, Aluvihara temple, Bicholoya and Midland tea Estates along with Riverston Misty Peak and Thelagamu Oya.
Riverston is also one of the most popular travel destinations in k Lanka loved by both tourists as well as the locals. It is one of the most beautiful hill tops in the knuckles mountain range and is located 30km away from the Matale town. At Riverston you can experience a heaven like feeling due to its cold and breezy climate and sometimes it is so misty. It is very rich in bio diversity and you can find endemic flora and fauna in Riverston.
A tourist can have a trekking trip to the Riverston peak across Pirawalpatha and can visit the mini world’s end which is just 750metres away from Riversston. Duwili Ella located 38km away from Riverston is a truly amazing creation of nature and can take up to 2 days of trekking to the waterfall from Riverston and the night could be spent in the rock caves behind Duwili Ella. An individual can have an icy cold bath in the Thelgamu Oya which starts from Riverston too.
There are ample number of accommodation for board and lodging with all facilities provided. The holiday bungalow not only provides board and lodging but also meals and other facilities such as internet connection, television, meals, parking space and even bicycle rentals. Bicycles could be obtained to visit the Riverton area to view the scenic beauty or trekking can be organized too.
Since Riverton is situated in the knuckles mountain range, the mountain gets rain from both monsoons and the entire region come alive with all types of fauna and flora.
|Best Time to Visit||Sunset Or Sunrise|
|Time taken for a visit (roughly)||1 - 2 Hours|