Namunukula is the name of both a town and mountain range and it’s highest peak. The Sinhala term translates to „nine peaks". It also the name of a town near it which is sometimes called Namunukula Town. With an elevation of 2,035 metres, Namunukula is the highest mountain in Uva Province, which is the famous tea region of southeastern Sri Lanka. Namunukula is the backyard mountain of Uva’s capital, Badulla. The mountain can be seen from the regions of Ella and Hakgala near Nuwara Eliya towering the spacious valley known as Uva Bassin. The main peak can be climbed via a jungle path starting at Spring Valley.