Ella - Paradise with beauty

Ella is a small village in the highlands of Sri Lanka which is filled with tea estates, mountains, waterfalls and of course with some good air to breath.

Lots of people make Ella as one of their must visit destination just to witness the breathtaking views it creates. It is a dream place for many trekkers with some of the best hikes the Island provides. This hidden village got vastly popular among the tourists lately.

Views of mist and clouds covering the summits of the mountain range and the morning sun rise in Ella are spectacular scenes to witness and captured. After a fresh hike in the morning, hit a waterfall, grab some tasty Sri Lankan foods from somewhere with a beer, rest for a while and go for a railwalk to famous Nine Arch Bridge in the evening, you would sure love the all experience.

Ella got its own historic values with the link to the Legendary Ravana stories too. You can explore all of them while you are here.

Ella certainly a place with plenty of things to do which will keep you busy and happy.

If you are looking for a place to unwind from your busy lifestyle and to spend some peaceful, relaxed time with the nature, this is the place and you will leave Ella with some fond memories to last a life time!

How is the location

It’s centralized.

Yes, that’s one of the main reasons why lots of tourists add Ella into their traveling bucket list. On your visit to Sri Lanka, you will first come to Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo. From there you will either travel to South or North.

If you choose North -

Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya respectively, and the next stop is Ella.

If you start from South -

It will be Galle, Matara, Hambanthota and you will travel to North via Ella.

So why not stay a day or two in Ella, which has everything to like for.

If you are coming straight to Ella from somewhere, please refer to this link it will help you to find the way

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Best Season All Year
Weather Comfort zone of 20-28 degrees °C
Location 1,041 meters above from Sea Level. Centralized! In the Hill Country of Sri Lanka, filled with tea lands, waterfalls, mountains and everything to fell in love
How Far 235 km from Colombo International Airport
200 km from Colombo
63 km from Nuwara Eliya
10 km from Bandarawela
How to get here By train (recommended)
By bus
Rent a vehicle too

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Checkout the full list of things that you can do in beautiful Ella. There are so many things.


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Find out how you can get to Ella from the main places in Sri Lanka. We got a full list.


Checkout the train times to Ella from main places in Sri Lanka. Train to Ella is the best way of reaching here

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