Matale Tourism

Matale (Sinhala: මාතලේ) (Tamil:மாத்தளை) often written as Mathale (pronounced Maathalé), is the largest town of the Matale District of the Central Province, of Sri Lanka. It is 142 kilometres (88 mi) from Colombo and near Kandy. Surrounding the town are the Knuckles Mountain Range, the foothills were called Wiltshire by the British. It is a mainly agricultural area, where tea, rubber, vegetable and spice cultivation dominate.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Matale, which is a city in Sri Lanka. When planning a trip to Matale, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Colombo. Attractions in Colombo include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Also, to reach Matale, you'll have to take a flight to Colombo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Matale before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • How safe is Matale for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Matale.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 73.08 (High)
    • Car Stealing 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.46 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.69 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 53.5 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 63.36 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.13 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Matale

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 15.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 32.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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