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    Best time to Visit Ella: Whole Year

    Category : Nature Explorer: River/Lakes/Waterfront,Hill Station

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Ella, a small mountain village near Bandarawela. It is at a distance of 55 kms from Nuwara Eliya.

    This little hill country village is one the best places to relax in Sri Lanka. Located in the middle of the beautiful greens of tea, here you can experience the glow of light house at the night and visit tea plantations and experience the beautiful waterfalls.

    Ella boasts couple of locations linked to the Ramayana where, local legend dictates, Ravana hid Sita. 


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    Ravana Falls

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    This is one of the famous falls in Sri Lanka and it is located in Ella. This 25 m high waterfall is popular among the tourists as well as locals. This waterfalls is named after the legendary king Ravana. It changes its shape and look with the change in the season.
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      Ravana Cave

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      Ravana Cave is very close to Ravana waterfalls. The caves are located about 1370 m above sea level.
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        Nine Arches Bridge / Demodara Nine Arch Bridge

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        Nine Arch Bridge is one of the famous rail bridges in the world. It’s 30 meters or 99 feet high and is built entirely of solid bricks, rock & cement with no hint of steel. The guards allow you to walk along the rails and even through the tunnel if you like to.
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          Lipton’s Seat

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          Lipton’s Seat is a viewpoint that provides mesmerizing views of endless tea fields near Ella.
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            Dowa Rajamaha Viharaya / Dhowa Rock Cave Temple

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            The Dowa Rock Temple is famous for the beautiful paintings and sculptures that adorn its rock walls. Located at the bottom of a hill and close to a picturesque stream; it dates back to the 1st Century BC. The prime attraction of this cave temple is the massive 38 feet tall Buddha image, flattened against a vast granite rock.
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              Little Adam's Peak

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              Little Adam's Peak is a 1141m high peak with can be climbed in almost 1 hour. It is smaller and is comparatively easier to climb than Adam’s Peak.
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                Ella Rock

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                Ella Rock is good hiking option. It takes 2 hours to hike from bottom to top of this rock, you will be definitely rewarded by the beautiful sight from the top.
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                  Ella Spice Garden

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                  Sri Lanka is the country that grows someo of the richest spices in the world. The Spice Garden of Ella lets you discover many unknown facts about these rich spices. You can attend Cookery classes and special lunches in the Spice garden of Ela.
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                    Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory

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                    Halpewatte Tea Factory is the place where you would also get to see the step by step manufacturing process of the world famous Ceylon Tea.
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                      Diyaluma Falls

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                      Diyaluma Falls is the second highest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. It at a distance of 38 kms from Ella and 6 kms away from Koslanda. This 220m falls looks attractive during rainy season. The falls leap over cliff and reaches pool below.
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                        Buduruwagala Rock Carvings

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                        Buduruwagala is a historic Buddhist Rock Temple believed to be carved in 9th or 10th Century AD. The largest of these is a Buddha statue standing at an impressive 51 feet in a stance known as the “Abhaya Mudra”.
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                          Bogoda Wooden Bridge

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                          Bogoda Wooden Bridge 26 kms away from Ella. This 16th century bridge is reported to be the world’s oldest existing wooden bridge. This ancient bridge is made entirely of wood, including the nails, so that there are no metal parts to be found.
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                            Ella Gap

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                            Ella gap gives a amazing view to the tourist between Little Adam's peak and the Ella rock. The views through Ella Gap are stunning
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                              By train
                              The train ride from Nuwara Eliya to Ella is very beautiful.

                              By road
                              There are bus services from Nuwara Eliya and Kandy to Ella

                               

                              You can book a Ella sightseeing tour from Navigers, and have your private vehicle for your entire Sri Lanka holiday.