Planning a visit to Ella, one of the top destinations in Ella? Then factoring in a visit to the Nine-Arch Bridge is a must. Here is everything you need to know.
About the Bridge
The Demodara Nine Arch Bridge is among the most popular places to visit in Ella according to travel directories such as Travel to Ella, and is just a short walk through a vernal jungle, after which you will reach this majestic piece of architecture rising from lush green tea fields.
How to get there
The most convenient way to get to this location is to opt for a tuk-tuk ride from the town centre. A ride will cost about 300 LKR. Request your driver to drop you near the train tunnel for ease.
Things to do
Upon reaching the bridge, you can enjoy a walk along the train tracks, sit on the culverts and take pictures of the surrounding followed by a walk on the tea slopes.
As a rule, trains pass on the bridge at least five times a day. While the exact times are subject to change, generally there should be a train leaving every hour. To avoid the hassle, check current train times before heading off.