In the only place in Sri Lanka, Dry Zone Forests are rarely seen in the wet zone evergreen forests and the forested forests.
Ritigala is an ancient Buddhist monastery and mountain in Sri Lanka. The ruins and rock inscriptions of the monastery date back to 1st century BCE. It is located 43 km away from the ancient monastic city of Anuradhapura
Ritigala is a protected area with such a rare ecosystem. Ritigala is located 27 kilometers away from the Dambulla town. From Habarana to Kekirawa, come through Ganewalpola or through Mihinthale from Anuradhapura. You can come across the Churikadawala or Ritigala preserve.
Ritigala is one of the wildlife reserves in Sri Lanka. Due to the value of this environment, this land, which is 1528 hectares, was declared a strict reservation by the Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1941. A written permission should be obtained from the Director, Wildlife Conservation Department for this visit.
Ritigala is among the most beautiful places to enjoy the natural beauty of Sri Lanka. It also has its effect as it is beautiful and antique. We can not forget the ruins of Ritigala when they search for the glory of ancient kings. Also, the climate is bright, dry, and cool in every region of the country. It is rich in biodiversity. It is a majestic and mysterious muse hidden in ancient times.
Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at the exploration angle of the Ritigala beauty. For the first time in the Ritigala mountain range, Henry Richmond, a English language professor, began a study of botanical values. It was in 1887.
The highest mountain range is the highest mountain in the North Central Province. The annual rainfall is between 1000 and 1000 ml. The average temperature is 27 degrees Celsius.
Ritigala in the Kekirawa area in Anuradhapura is a beautiful land with a diversity of biodiversity and archaeological value. This is not an isolated mountain and it was made up of Kodigala Mountain , Una Mountain , Na Ulpath Mountain, ushada Mountain, Amarapathi Mountain, Adiya Mountain and Fruit Mountain.
The aristocratic significance of Sri Lanka is a beautiful and peaceful location in the sense of the term’s meanings of botanical and historical value.