Ella

Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province in Sri Lanka, situated at an elevation of 1041 meters above sea level. It is approximately 200 kilometers east of Colombo. Ella is surrounded by hills that consist of cloud forests and tea plantations. Its climate is much cooler than its surroundings due to the higher altitude. The area contains a variety of flora and fauna and thus shows a rich biodiversity

NEAREST ATTRACTIONS:

  • Dhowa temple (a 2,000-year-old rock temple)
  • Little Adam’s Peak (3,743 ft. pyramidal-shaped hill)
  • Ravana Ella Falls (one of the widest falls in the country)
  • Nine Arches Bridge, Demodara (one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction )
  • Diyaluma Falls (a 720 ft. waterfall)
  • Ravana Cave (The Ravana Ella Cave lies 4,490 ft above sea level on the foundation of a cliff. )
  • Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery
  • Yahalamadiththa temple
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