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Ella

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Mountains · Bridges · Waterfalls
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation. The pleasant temperatures make the scenery surrounding Ella particularly lush and diverse, with cloud forests and tea plantations covering the hills. Take lots of walks across this verdant landscape during your holiday in Ella to see many old temples, waterfalls, and popular places to soak up stunning views of the scenery. Our Sri Lanka trip maker tool allows you to schedule your trip to Ella, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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Mountain
Little Adam's Peak
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Bridge
Nine Arches Bridge
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Geologic Formation
Ella Rock
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Waterfall
Ravana Ella Falls
2.8
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Ella

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National Park
Horton Plains National Park Nuwara Eliya
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours Tissamaharama
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Lookout
Lipton’s Seat Haputale
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Water Body
Gregory Lake Nuwara Eliya
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Ella

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Garden
Honey Bee Garden
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Fun & Games
dee tattoo studio ella
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Zipline
Zipline
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
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Landmark
Demodara Loop
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Ella

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Cave
Ravana's Cave
2.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Waterfall
Rawana Falls
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Cave
Nil Diya Pokuna
3.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Trails in Ella

Hiking Trail
Nature Trail Ella
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Hiking Trail
Mini Adams Peak
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Wildlife in Ella

Nature / Wildlife Tour
Etili Village Tour
4.0
Duration: 4 hours

Where to stay in Ella

Ella accommodations come in many forms, with the hill station a long-established backpacker-friendly haunt, as well as a growingly popular destination for honeymooning couples and resort-lovers. Guesthouses and rental apartments provide the budget-friendly options in town, with plenty of those including views of the surrounding landscape. Eco-friendly resorts and lodges blend in with the scenery and ensure lots of green space for rest and recreation.
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