Deanston Mini World’s End in Knuckles Mountain Range

Deanston Mini World’s End is considered one of the four major mini worlds ending in Sri Lanka. World End on Horton Plains is considered the largest and deepest slope in the country. Aside from that, other deep slopes in a few places are considered “Mini World Ends.” Madulsima Mini World’s End and Pitawala Pathana Mini World Ends are two other major places that are highly popular. Hatale Mini World End in Panwila has also recently become popular.

 

Deanston Mini-World’s End Overview

The talking Deanston Mini World’s End is situated in the Kandy District of Sri Lanka. It’s also in Knuckles Valley. Knuckles is a major mountain range that spans most of the island’s Matale and Kandy districts. Our destination is in the southern portion of that mountain range. The distance between Deanston and Kandy is almost 50 kilometers. Visitors should first arrive in the small town of Hunnasgiriya on the A26 Road. He should then take Meemure Road, which begins at the Petrol Shed in Hunnasgiriya Town. That road is somewhat poor and a bit small. The distance to Deanston from Hunnasiriya is 8 km. If you plan to reach this place via public transport, then you should choose the Loolwaththa bus that departs at 8 a.m. every day from Hunnasgiriya. Aside from that, travelers can get here via Three Wheel.

 

On the way to Deanston Mini World’s End

The route to Deanston is absolutely beautiful. You will overtake some knuckle peaks and tea estates. Most of the forests are in a less populated area. You should stop and fall near the Forest Conservation Center in Deanston. The road to Mini World End starts here. You should buy a ticket before starting the journey. Now, you should reach the destination by foot. There are toilets, water taps, and other facilities on hand near the forest conservation center. In the beginning, you will cross a small bridge and enter a park with a small lake. The surrounding area is gracious enough to stay and savor the natural beauty. From here, travelers will enter a footpath across the forest.

The forest is composed mostly of pine trees. Sometimes you will see birds and other wild animals on the trail. There are some places to sit and take a rest. These places are perfect for taking some memorable photographs. The trail distance is about 1.2 km to the Deanston Mini-World End from the Forest Conservation Center. It’s a bit exhausting, but you’ll feel great once you arrive.

 

Fantastic View

The Deanston Mini World’s End has two main points of view. The distance between those viewpoints is about 200 meters. Each viewpoint will bring you different views of the Knuckles valley. However, the picture beyond the world’s end is amazing and wonderful. You can see two beautiful waterfalls, which will attract you to them first. Garandi Ella is the largest waterfall accessible at the same elevation as Deanston. It’s not only a single waterfall; it’s a combination of little waterfalls. The combination comprises about seven falls, and the total height of all is about 250 meters. The next waterfall is called “Talagune Ella’ by the locals. which appears after seeing the deep in Mini World End

Deanston Mini Worlds End can be described as a great viewpoint to see some major peaks in the Knuckles massif. The highest visible peak is the Five Peaks of Knuckles. The elevation at the highest point is about 1862 meters. Alugal Kanda is the next biggest peak that will appear in the left direction, next to the Five Peaks of Knuckles. Dumbanagala is another peak with an elevation of over 1600 m. Yahangala and Kehelpothdoruwa are the other two visible giants in the Knuckles massif. Nawanagala, Dothalugala, Koboneelgala, Spinix 2, Aliya Watunu Ela Kanda, Aliyakotagala, and Galpadihela are the other peaks that can be well identified from here.

From the distance, you can see Narangala, Piduruthalagala, Kokagala, Mahakuda Gala, Madolsima Peaks, and Namunukula Mountains. From here, you can see Udadumbara town, the Kalugala Geradi Ella Waterfall, and the A26 Road. Other than that, Sorabora Wewa, Ulhitiya Lake, and other tanks in the Mahiyangana area will appear from the distance.

 

Other Facts to Consider

The Deanston Miniature World End is best visited between February and May, and between July and October. Because of the elevation of 1192 meters, the climate is pleasant. Massive breezes are an actual problem for a visitor that is available in most months of the year. Dothalugala is an ideal camping site for this place. It’s an amazing place to stay for a night. If you can visit there in the evening, you will watch an amazing sunset. The elevation of the Dothalugala camping site is about 1500 m.

The weather changes quickly at Deanston Mini World’s End. A small breeze can bring unexpected mist and rain. Therefore, you should visit there by remembering those facts. It’s better if you can bring leach protection in the rainy season.

Don’t forget to enjoy the nature and beauty of this spot. But you are not allowed to harm any wild animal his plant.

(Cover Image Credit: Poojani Bhagya)

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