Kapurella Hot Spring is now considered the warmest spring in the country with temperature recording of 64.5 Celsius. Until the defeat of the LTTE terrorists in 2009, this area was continiously under threat from the terrorists group and access was restricted. But with the destruction of these groups all these places are now being opened up to the public.
Kapurella Hot Spring lies in a marshy area in the Jungles of Kapurella ( see map below). Access is through uninhabited forest throug elephant country.
This site can be reached from Batticaloa on the Chenkaladi – Padiyatalawa Road (A5) , Mahaoya 69 Handiya and then taking the Tampaya Road from Pillumale Junction.
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Map of Kapurella Hot Spring
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Traveling Directions to Kapurella Hot Spring
This site can be reached from Batticaloa on the Chenkaladi – Padiyatalawa Road (A5) , Mahaoya 69 Handiya and then taking the Tampaya Road from Pillumale Juction.