Dunhinda Falls, Badulla

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Dunhinda Falls is a waterfall located about 5km from Badulla town in Sri Lanka.The Dunhinda Falls is one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful waterfalls.The waterfall, which is 64m high gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray, (Dun in sinhala means mist or smoke) which surrounds the area at the foot of the waterfall. It's also known as Bridal fall as the shape of the waterfall reflect a bridal veil. The water fall is created by the river called Badulu Oya which goes through the Badulla town.
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  • The Falls are a fair walk from the road and depending on time of year can be quite crowded. But the view of the falls and the power of the falls is memorable.  more »
  • safe and frequently used path . nearly 2 km through beautiful mountainous track . you will forget the distance once you reach there .  more »
  • We stopped off to have a quick look at the waterfall on the way to Kandy from Ella. Was a fair old walk up and down, and very crowded when we got to the waterfall. Waterfall itself was nice but we cou...  more »
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  • Awesome journey in the natural/man-made footpath. It has a walk about 1-2 kms from the main road. Please be aware from monkey as they grab whatever the food you have. If you want to eat mangoes, corn or any other food please eat it in the shops. Don't try to walk while eating as monkey don't bother to hurt you and grab the food.
  • This waterfall is a sight to view. The huge water mass falls down creating a mist of water droplets. When you climb down it feels like it's raining. But in the rainy season this waterfall drops even bigger amount of water, that it is dangerous to climb down. There's a viewpoint from up the mountain. From the road, you have to walk on a foot path for about 1 km. Swimming or bathing in the water is prohibited. Make sure not to pollute the environment.
  • Amazing water fall. Have to walk 2-3 distance. But it's great experience.
  • Its a must see waterfall in Badulla. Need to travel about 2km down hill from the main road by foot to reach the water fall. The steps are roughly made with uneven stones but the track is not that hard to travel. With fast walking we managed to reach by about 20 minutes to the waterfall. There is a viewing deck made of concrete almost at the base of the waterfall but its possible to go and reach the water as well with a bit of effort by taking a small path next to this deck.
  • Very beautiful place. No management system. No sanitary facilities. Only collecting money.
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