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Ella

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Overview

Ella is a paradise of its own set on southern edge of Uva province. The beautiful and scenic villages with its cool climate nestled amidst hills of tea plantations offers one some of the best views of the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka.

WELCOME TO ELLA

Breathtaking scenery and misty winds

Activists and excursions

Adams Hike
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Adams Hike

Mini Adam's Peak, which reaches an impressive 1141 meters in the air, allows thrill-seekers to explore spectacular scenery comprised of thickly forested jungle and precipitous slides. Offering modest climbing and trekking options for today's explorers, adventurers are encouraged to begin their excursions from Ella town, where the mountain's top is only 3 kilometers away.

Halpewatte
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Halpewatte

Enjoy a wholesome experience learning about the unique flavour profiles that give the world-famous Ceylon teas their distinction with a local tea planter at the Halpewatte tea factory.

Sunrise Rock
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Sunrise Rock

Trek the beautiful Ravana rock known to be a hiker’s haven and catch the alluring sunrise that will give you yet another unforgettable moment to take back with you.

Nine arch
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Nine arch

The Nine Arch Bridge, popularly known as the "Bridge in the Sky," was built to connect two bog mountains when building the Badulla-Colombo railway. This bridge is 300 feet long, 25 feet wide, and 80-100 feet tall. It is one among the country's greatest instances of colonial-era railway building.

Bygone
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Bygone

Another ancient site near Ella is a temple that is supposed to have been built by King Walagamba in the first century BC. If you intend to stay in Ella for a few days, pay a visit to the Dowa temple for some peace and quiet.

Cascade of Ravana
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Cascade of Ravana

A visit to the beautiful town of Ella would be completed without witnessing the majesty of Ravana Falls. This 82-foot cascading fountain of water is located within the Ravana Ella Wildlife Sanctuary and a further six kilometers from the Ella Railway Station.

Scoot
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Scoot

Hire and enjoy a peaceful scooter ride amidst a panoramic view of the surrounding of the scenic mountain capes that will keep you entertained from start to end.

Cool off
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Cool off

A real completion of an adventurous trek would be a plunge into a gleaming waterfall to cool off. Enjoy a dip in and a delectable lunch by a waterfall in Ellawela.

Sky High
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Sky High

It comes as no surprise that there is no party scene with loud music and excitement in a charming hamlet hidden between misty mountains when it comes to nightlife. Instead, there are a few restaurants that dish up some warm western-style cuisine, as well as a few pubs and swanky cafés that give a nice relaxed ambiance, perfect for capping off a long day of trekking.

Ravana cave
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Ravana cave

Linked to King Ravana, of the legendary Indian epic Ramayana, Ravana Cave is a prominent spectacle in Ella. The cave resides behind the cascade and is considered one of the widest and enticing sites in the village.

The Train
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The Train

Enjoy Sri Lanka’s most scenic train ride from Nanu Oya to Ella as you capture with yours the most mesmerizing surroundings from passing by mountains to lakes and beautiful waterfalls.

Roam
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Roam

Roam the stunning escapades of Ella either through an exciting cycle ride or soul calming therapeutic stroll across luscious green life of the town.

Pluck your cup
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Pluck your cup

Experience an authentic tea plucking experience with the estate workers and enjoy a guided visit to Tea Factory where the best tea in the world is produced. You may also have a chance of tasting pure cup of Ceylon Tea at the Factory.

The Loop Point
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The Loop Point

Demodara loop, the spiral railway, is regarded as one of Sri Lanka's most interesting civil engineering marvels. Just a 10-15 minute drive from Ella, or you may take a rail walk to Demodara, passing through the renowned Nine Arch Bridge on the way.

Tea Camp
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Tea Camp

Camp in the midst of a lush tea estate and enjoy a truly peaceful stay close to a stream, surrounding you with all the beauty Ella has to offer.

Flying Ravana
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Flying Ravana

The Flying Ravana Adventure Park, nestled in the lush green estates of Ella, is a one-of-a-kind experience in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's first Mega zip-line completed the project. The two-wire zip-line extends for more than half a kilometer, slides at 80kmph, and provides a bird's-eye perspective of the island's magnificent highlands.

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