Planned a vacation to the Uva Province of Sri Lanka? Located 200 kilometres away from Colombo, at an elevation level of approximately 1000 metres above sea level, Ella lies at the epicentre of adventure in Sri Lanka, decorated in mountains and waterfalls designed for adventure.
A Hike to Little Adam’s Peak
Browse through the Travel to Ella website to get to know this mystical city inside and out, where you would discover Little Adam’s Peak. Out of the many activities to engage in and places to visit in Ella, Little Adam’s Peak should climb all the way to the top of your list, if you fancy following trails of hiking. A fairly easy climb to the top, you would be able to witness a panoramic view of the surroundings as you reach its summit. The mountain’s stairway makes the climb less strenuous and challenging; however, it is important to keep in mind that the higher you climb, the more the stairway tends to fade.
Visit the Nine Arch Bridge
The Nine Arch Bridge is a 20th-century architectural wonder, built purely out of stone. This ‘Bridge in the Sky’ was constructed with the aim of building the Badulla – Colombo Railway, connecting two big mountains. The undeniable originality that ignites through the arches of this bridge has been attracting many tourists to it while exploring Ella by both locals and foreigners.
A Flavourful Spice Gardens Stroll
Situated in the heart of the town is the Ella Spice Garden. A stroll through this aromatic greenery is a calming recreational activity, contrary to hiking and other explorations out and about. While visitors will be able to purchase some of the finest spices in the country here, you can also take part in a cooking demonstration and gain first-hand experience in preparing a spicy, authentic Sri Lankan dish.
Hunt for Waterfalls
Hunt for waterfalls for a quick cooling dip in icy cold water for a refreshing intermission to your hectic day. One of the most captivating waterfalls in the area, the Ravana Ella Falls is encircled by a mythical tale of King Ravana and Princess Sita, surrounded by a deep woodland which can often be discovered by following trails of nature.