Tag: Hatton

Niriella Hathbamba Ella Falls – නිරිඇල්ල හත්බඹ ඇල්ල

Niriella Hathbamba Ella in full flow

The rather unknown Hathbamba Ella waterfall lies hidden by the trees unseen from the main road. Although unknown to the general public, this is a popular bathing place for the surrounding villagers.

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St. Clair’s Minor Falls – සාන්ත ක්ලෙයාර් කුඩා ඇල්ල

Top part of the St. Clairs Minor waterfall seen from the road

About 1300 meters above the the main St. Clair’s fall and 800 meters after the newly built Upper Kothmale Dam is a second waterfall of 50 m in height called St. Clair’s Minor Falls (St. Clairs Kuda Ella).

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St. Clairs Falls – සාන්ත ක්ලෙයාර් ඇල්ල

St. Clairs Falls in 2003

Not only St. Clairs Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls but also the widest in the country. The Fall is situated about 500m away on the main Hatton – Nuwara Eliya Road but commands a clear view from the road.

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Mount Vernon Fall

Mount Vernon Fall

Height : 12 metres District : Nuwara Eliya This 12 meter Mount Vernon Fall lies in Dimbulla, close to Thalawakele on the Nawalapitiya – Dimbulla Road. Well away from the the main road, the waterfall is hidden to the casual

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Moray Falls – මොරේ ඇල්ල

Moray Falls

Moray Fall is located on the Moray estate on on the shadows of Samanala Range. The waterfall is fed by a stream originating from the Samanala Mountain Range

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Galboda Ella Falls – ගල්බොඩ ඇල්ල

Galboda Ella Falls

Height : 30 meters District : Nuwara Eliya The Galboda Ella Fall (aka Galaboda Ella Falls) originates from the Galboda Canal (also known as the Hanguranketha River), in the Central Province wet zone. Annual rainfall here exceeds 4500mm, 60% of the

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Devon Falls – ඩෙවෝන් ඇල්ල

View of the falls from the Hatton Road

Height : 97 meters District : Nuwara Eliya Devon Falls is one of the most popular waterfall in the country specially due its clear view from the popular Hatton Nuwara Eliya Road. The best view is from Dimbula where a special

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Sri Pada Falls / Adam’s Peak Falls / Gartmore Falls – ශ්‍රී පාද ඇල්ල

Sri Pada Falls / Adam's Peak Falls / Gartmore Falls

This waterfall is commonly known as Sri Pada falls due its proximity to Sri Pada holy mountain. Since this waterfall lies inside the Gatmore estate it is also known by the name Gartmore Falls.

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Sri Pada Mountain (Adams Peak) – ශ්‍රී පාදය (සමනල කන්ද)

On the 3rd visit to Sri Lanka, the Buddha visited the mountain top of Sri Pada ( Adams Peak) on invitation of Deity Saman and left his footprint at the very top.

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