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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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  • I walked along the railroad track from Ella, which was fun - waved at trains going by. I left at 6 am to try and beat the heat, but wished I left earlier - 5.30 would have been better. It is super hot...  more »
  • If you like hiking, this is for you. She Rock can be a little hard to find but worth it. We got a tuk-tuk to the train station kital her, walked about 500 m down the train tracks (away from her) and then followed the road to the left towards the start of the hike. From here it is quite well signposted and you will see enough tourists to be able to find your way. It's a hard uphill on marked terrain and pretty loose, so wear good shoes. It is not suitable for people with important mobility problems. The view from above is fantastic, but what is even better is the second point of view a bit beyond the forest. Great place to prepare a picnic for lunch if you plan to go during the day. I can recommend completely!
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  • Great hiking experience what was worth of every step. We started our way to Ella Rock from Kithalella railway station and landscape was beautiful. Climbing on Ella Rock had some steep parts but view o...  more »
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  • Ella Rock is a famous cliff, located high above Ella's village, roughly a two hours strenuous trek from the centre of town. The rock offers stunning views across the hill country, and the plains below. The trek to Ella Rock is about 8 km long and is quite easy if you follow the track
  • Nice view and it’s bit hard to get there. You could see a nice view of the Ella rock from little Adams Speak. Lots of tourist go on hiking here and nature lovers will definitely love this place. I loved the surrounding.
  • If you're not a hiker, you probably gonna end up scolding the guide or informer about this sight. The view on the rock top is not that great and it's all about fitness and hiking. Comparatively there are better places for good view and you don't need to walk up a 7, 8 km up the mountain. If you're a hiker then you'll love it. I'm not a pro hiker and this place got me mad.
  • Love love love this place. Went for a sunrise hike and yes it is truly one of the best walk I have ever taken in my life!!! highly recommend and it's not hard at all
  • Superb view of Ella and surroundings. Real HARD hike if you're not used to hiking. Ask for locals for the right way up as it is easy to get lost in the multiple tracks. One advice: be careful who to trust, only follow directions you asked for as some locals will get you lost and ask for money to lead you back.
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