Exploring Paraviyangala

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Paraviyangala, also known as Adara Kanda, which translates to the mountain of love, is one peak in the Kalupahana mountain range.

The elevation of Paraviyangala is approximately 1,500m above the sea level.

If you want to explore Paraviyangala  its best to best to start the hike as early as possible because it takes more than three hours to climb to the top.

The climb takes you past a wide area of pine trees and beautiful tiny flower bushes with various rare insects on it.

Best if you avoid the rainy season as the path can be slippery and muddy with full of leech attacks. There are a few streams to fill bottles with clear water.

Being dressed in the appropriate attire to prevent sunburn is also advisable.

You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Samanala reservoir and Hawa Kanda (Rabbit rock) on your way to the peak. Once you climb to the peak after 3 or 4 hours, the sight is heartbreaking.