Holidays To Ella

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Ella is a town in the southern edge of the central highlands of Sri Lanka, and is one of the more important rest stops on the journey to the major town of Badulla in Sri Lanka’s Uva province. The town is named after the Ravana Falls (Locally, “Ravana Ella”), which is one of the most significant features of the town. The falls themselves have a mythological history behind it, and are picturesque. Holidays to Ella are the perfect getaway in the cool greenery of lovely Sri Lanka. Nature trails, adventure activities, and local tea and vegetable plantations offer tourists all kinds of experiences set to the backdrop of the mountainous hill country. The town is accessible by rail from the cities of Colombo and Kandy, and the railway route is considered the most picturesque in the country. The Ravana Falls are unique in its close proximity to the main road. Travel Center offers all inclusive holidays to Ella, and makes sure yours is a memorable one. Get in touch with one of our experts today, and leave everything to us. Book holidays to Ella with us and experience this attractive little town in central Sri Lanka at its very best.

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Time Zone

UTC-06:00 hours

Airlines Flying

SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, Jet Airways, Kuwait Airways, Qatar Airways

Languages

Sinhala, Tamil, English

Best Time to Travel

December to March

Modes of Transport

Bus, Boats, Car, Train, Tuk tuk

Currency Exchange Rate

1.00 GBP = 213.44 LKR

TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT

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Little Adam’s Peak

A popular hiking destination among tourists, little Adam’s peak is 1141 m high and resembles the sacred Adam’s peak with its pyramid shape. The path to this rock begins through lush green tea plantations and offers breathtakingly panoramic views at its peak. The paddy fields and stunning waterfalls make the climb to this mountain more enjoyable.

Nine Arches Bridge

An iconic bridge in Sri Lanka, the Nine Arches Bridge connects the Ella and Demodara railway stations. Famously known as ‘The Bridge in the Sky’, this Bridge was built during the colonial period and is located 3100 feet above sea level. The bridge displays a stunning sight from each of its arches.

Ella Rock

A famous cliff and popular trekking destination, the Ella Rock is 2000 m high and features a trekking path of 8 km. The trek to this rock is through spice fields, plantations, railway lines and lush greenery. At the peak of the Rock tourists can enjoy a spectacular view of the rustic Ella village.

Halpewatte Tea Factory

A picturesque colonial building, the Halpewatte Tea Factory is nestled among the mountains of Ella at a height of 1230 meters. Here, tourists are provided the opportunity to observe the step by step process of tea manufacturing. A sky café at the factory offers panoramic views of the surroundings adding to its appeal.

Spice Garden

A picturesque colonial building, the Halpewatte Tea Factory is nestled among the mountains of Ella at a height of 1230 meters. Here, tourists are provided the opportunity to observe the step by step process of tea manufacturing. A sky café at the factory offers panoramic views of the surroundings adding to its appeal.

Ravana Falls

A popular sight-seeing attraction, the Ravana Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. Named after the legendary King Ravana, this waterfall features an oval-shaped concave rock with cascading waters. During the wet season the waterfall resembles an Areca flower with withering petals presenting an amazing sight to visitors.

Demodara Loop

A fascinating civil engineering marvel, the Demodara Loop is a rail track that passes under itself and emerges from a tunnel. Famously known as the spiral loop, the amazing Demodara Loop is 441 feet long and is the only loop in the world with a railway station situated above its tunnel.

Adisham Bungalow

Attracting thousands of foreign and local tourists annually, the Adisham Bungalow is a manor house built in the 1930s. Today this bungalow is a monastery for monks and features fine pieces of furniture and china, a meditation house, beautifully landscaped gardens, orchards and a natural bird sanctuary filled with colorful birds.

Dhowa Cave Temple

A historic landmark of Ella, the Dhowa Cave Temple is believed to be over 2000 years old. Located at the bottom of a hill alongside a water stream, the Dhowa Cave is a mesmerizing sight. The main attraction of this Cave are its beautiful paintings, artistically carved rock walls and 38 ft statue of the Lord Buddha.

Bogoda Wooden Bridge

Considered to be the oldest wooden bridge in the world, the Bogoda Bridge was built in the 16th century. The amazing features of this Bridge are its complete construction with no metal and its 8 feet high tiled roof. The wooden railings of the Bridge on either side showcase the ornamental work of the Kandyan Kingdom.