Hike up to the top of Ella Rock
If you are up to a bigger challenge, hike to the top of Ella Rock. Little Adam’s peak is a laugh compared to this one. It takes 2 hours to hike from bottom to top. It can be done with a guide or on your own but please make sure you asked the directions from someone you trust, like your guesthouse manager.
Nine arch bridge – 1.5 Km Away form Our location
Ella is has become one of the major tourist hotspots of Sri Lanka and it is largely due to the epic scenery and hikes in the region such as Ella Rock and Adam’s Peak. However, it’s the smaller attractions, hidden gems and laid back vibes of the town that keep people in Ella for up to a week at a time. One of those unique attractions is the Nine Arch Bridge in between Ella station and Demodara station.
The Nine Arch Bridge in Ella is on the Demodara loop and spans 91 meters at a height of 24m. The beautiful nine arches make it a very picturesque spot especially as it is located in a dense jungle and agricultural setting. Behind the railway, a forest is booming and below, tea leaves are being cultivated.
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Ella is very beautiful cool upcountry railway station of Sri Lanka. Famouse Ella defile is at closed to Ella railway station. Ella is very famous for tourism. Ella place surrounded a lot of mountains. There are several hotels, guest houses at Ella place. Easy to move Namunukula mountain from Ella and end of the upcountry from Ella. Deep scarps at Ella Wellawaya area and Ravana waterfalls also at Ella Wellawaya raod. There are some hiddhen waterfalls also at closed to Ellla area. Ravana ancient temple, Dova ancient temple and some more beautiful places at Ella area.
Ella is very beautiful waterfall at Hill country. Domodara 9 arc bridge is at between Ella and Demodara railway stations. Ella is famous for tea plantation and echo tourism.
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This is a famous railway station on the Main Line located between Ella railway station and Uduwara railway station in Badulla district in Uwa province. 277.71km away from Colombo Fort railway station with an elevation 912.50 M high above mean Sea level. Station Code is D D R. Station has only one platform with a crossing loop and all trains that Badulla inbound and outbound trains are serve the station.
Demodara Station opened to the public on 5 February 1923, when completing the final part of the construction, that Bandarawela to Badulla about 33 km of the main line.
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Have a great time learning how to cook traditional Sri Lankan food. The instructor is funny, informative and friendly. Nice way to spend the evening and meet new people. The food is delicious and you will get a take home recipe book.
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Little Adam’s peak is the nephew of Adam’s Peak. From the top enjoy the view over the valley, relax and connect with other travelers. From Ella Town to the foot of mountain takes 45 minutes, and to get to the top around 15 minutes. The first 45 minutes are very pleasing as well when you pass a local village and tea plantations.
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Lipton’s Seat in Haputale is a great morning or afternoon trip from Ella. In the morning, take a short train ride to Haputale. Once you reach the station, get a tuk-tuk which takes you up to the top where, back in 1890, mister Lipton, planted the first seeds of what now is Sri Lanka’s biggest export product, Lipton Tea.
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To visit the Diyaluma falls you will probably need the whole day, or at least if you are planning to visit it from the top. About an hour drive out of Ella is the foot of the 2nd highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. Once you have explored the foot, drive 30 minutes more to the top. Hike about 45 minutes and reach a waterfall with many natural pools on different levels.
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Ready to escape a bit of the heat of the afternoon? A quick 10-minute drive from town is the Ravana Fall. It is located next to the main road so you can easily take a dip. Much easier than Diyaluma Falls.
Ravana Falls has become a very popular site with both locals and foreigners stopping by to enjoy this piece of nature and a cooldown in the water.
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