- Meemure  Village -

Lakegala - Hiking

As more of them become aware of the opportunities available in the city, they pursue the possibilities of a more comfortable life, at the least. Much of the youth are found working at garment industries or joining the armed forces. As unfortunate as it may be, they do not turn back to the village and often express shame to admit they are from such a remote village.

A common sight in Meemure will be a fence made of stone. This is prevalent throughout the village and is used primarily to keep away wild animals.

 

Stones are stacked together to a considerable height to prevent these animals from entering homes and farming land.

The Knuckles range is known to contain a rich variety of plant and animal life. Some of the wildlife includes leopard, sambhur, mouse deer, barking deer, sloth beer, leaf monkey, toque monkey, wild squirrels, giant squirrels, wild boar and otter.

 

The village is nestled within the Knuckles mountain range that spans across the central highlands. The name describes its outline and consists of 35 peaks. It spans about 90 square kilometers in extent and reaches heights of 915m (3000 ft )

 

Lakegala mountain is prominent and symbolic in Meemure village. It is considered the place where King Ravana lifted the Dhadu Monara or world first flying object .

 

Residents of the village depend on several staple crops including pepper, cardamom, paddy and ginger. Meemure village owns an exceptional natural beauty. It is rich with natural Beauty and Traditional Sri Lankan styles. The distance from Colombo capital to Meemure is about 174 km.

 

Meemure may be the one and only village of its kind one thing is certain. The experience of visiting Meemure is definitely one of kind.

Meemure is a small remote village situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka in the Kandy District. The nearest city is Hunnasgiriya, which is approximately 174km from Colombo and 32 km from Hunnasgiriya.

 

The population of Meemure is about 400 with roughly 100 families. This is yet another society struggling to maintain their unique culture. Most of the younger generation is migrating to the cities in search of jobs and better lifestyles.

 

As more of them become aware of the opportunities available in the city, they pursue the possibilities of a more comfortable life, at the least. Much of the youth are found working at garment industries or joining the armed forces. As unfortunate as it may be, they do not turn back to the village and often express shame to admit they are from such a remote village.

A common sight in Meemure is a fence made of stone. This is prevalent throughout the village and is used primarily to keep away wild animals.

 

Stones are stacked together to a considerable height to prevent these animals from entering homes and farming land.

The Knuckles range is known to contain a rich variety of plant and animal life. Some of the wildlife includes leopard, sambhur, mouse deer, barking deer, sloth beer, leaf monkey, toque monkey, wild squirrels, giant squirrels, wild boar and otter.

 

The village is nestled within the Knuckles mountain range that spans across the central highlands. The name describes its outline and consists of 35 peaks. It spans about 90 square kilometers in extent and reaches heights of 915m (3000 ft )

 

Lakegala mountain is prominent and symbolic in Meemure village. It is considered the place where King Ravana lifted the Dhadu Monara or world first flying object .

 

Residents of the village depend on several staple crops including pepper, cardamom, paddy and ginger. Meemure village owns an exceptional natural beauty. It is rich with natural Beauty and Traditional Sri Lankan styles. The distance from Colombo capital to Meemure is about 174 km.

Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking Mountain
Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking water strip
Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking Fence made of Stone

A common sight in Meemure is a fence made of stone

Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking Mountain view
  • Visitation Dandeni Kumbura Village
  • Wedi Lunu Cave
  • 02 water Falls
  • Pure Water Stream bath
  • Lakegala hiking
  • Preparation of Kithul treacle
  • Period - 02 Days - 01 Night -

 

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Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking house made of wattle and daub
Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking trees and stones
Meemure Village Lakegala Hicking paddy feild and mountain view

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