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Ella Rock, Ella

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Witness the geological formations that attract many trekkers and nature lovers to Ella Rock, from which you can view hillside tea plantations and villages. Although you can visit this area by car, you can also arrive by a railway that snakes its way through the mountainous landscape. The nearby waterfalls provide an ideal opportunity for a quick dip, so don't forget your swimsuit. Arrange your visit to Ella Rock and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ella using our Ella road trip website .
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  • One reason to go to Ella. Climb over the rocks, have a swim in the pool near the road, but be careful as the water can gush after heavy rain  more »
  • Make sure you get to the actual Ella Rock summit. There is a Buddha there, as customary. The rock where everyone stops is just 100m from the real place. The climb was a little tough but we enjoyed it!...  more »
  • We arrived late at night in Ella and decided straight early the next morning to stand up to the Ella Rock to climb. Since we don't have regretted, as this was the finest introduction to Ella we could wish for. Together with the owner of Infinity View home stay, we are at five start walking to the best heavy tour. The first part was all genius, to the middle of the night, on the track and in the Valley to hear the first sounds of life. Animal sounds, but also echoed the sound of singing monks (speakers) through the Valley. Very special atmosphere. After a nice walk on the track and by the tea fields, began the last thing heavier piece. Style up the rock on. are you bad to bone, ask the locals or your trip should start or that there is an easier way (we went right up the Hill, without path, there also seems to be an easier way to see what we thought). The view was well worth the effort. What a view!! Absolutely do, much more than beautiful memories of Little Adam's Peak, where you between dozens of tourists. Here we were only with six men on the rock, with enough space to you only to delusions. We left at five o'clock at night towards the top of the Ella Rock. We stayed on Waterfall Road, but even from there recommended to leave a little earlier about sunrise. We were fine on time but it started light, good to everything from on top of the mountain. Ask in advance the way or take a guide if anyone from your hotel, you can lose the road just fine in the dark.
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  • Amazing views. Truly enjoyable trek. Took me an my mates about 6 hours for the climb and back from near the Ella railway station. (other hikers were faster than us, we spent a lot of time enjoying the views and snapping pics. ) Best if you climb in the morning and be mindful about the weather. Towards the evening, fog could shut off the view below from the top. Trial is considered to be easy. Wear shoes
  • One of first successful treks. We started at 6 am in the morning. It was a bit cold yet sunny. We went through the railway tracks and started climbing. It was a 3 hour trek and wasn't easy for me. I took several breaks during steep climbs. You definitely carry water, hiking shoes and bug repellents. But the top of Ella rock was beautiful. It was an awesome experience. You seem to be surrounded by green mountains and definitely feel on the top of the world. Must do this. There will be other tourists who will greet you and help you out as well. I went in October. And the weather was super nice then.
  • Very scenic height and cool view but expect there may be a lot of mist obstructing a full panoramic view at the top. The path up is a bit confusing, read some blogs before setting out and if a local offers to show you the route and begins walking with you, expect them to ask for money. Many friendly local will point you the way if you ask
  • Popular among hikers, photographers, tourists. Beautiful view points. Best for nature lovers. Hard to find the roads to the top. One small boutique on the way. Best to climb in the evening.
  • I did this hike recently while staying in Ella and absolutely loved it. There are lots of different paths, so it can be confusing, but there are lots of people doing this hike, so even if you do get a bit lost you can always follow other people. The views are stunning!! I would recommend over Little Adams Peak as the views are slightly better and most of all you get to walk through tea plantations and see people going about their daily life.
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