Alakolagala Ella Falls – අලකොලගල ඇල්ල

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Alakolagala Ella Falls

Falls seen from Wellawaya town – main bus stand 1st floor – Photo by Ashan Geeganage

Height :30 metres
District :Badulla

Such is the scale of this 30m fall, it can be seen from up to 3km away. The water collects to form a deep pool, significantly enhancing the beauty of the area that is comprised of jungle, the nearby mountain ranges (including the peaks of Makuldeniya and Niyankolais), and the high plain in the west. After the fall, the foaming white river flows via the Radapola tributary into the Kirindi Oya (river). The jungle is home to free-roaming elephants which often encroach on sugarcane plantations.

The source of the fall is the Alokola Oya (river), which runs through beautiful mountains and thick jungle. Situated in the Badulla District, the fall can be reached by traveling along the Colombo, Ratnapura and Batticoloa highway. Continue for a further 2km through sugarcane plantations, after reaching the 133rd mile post at Rosebury. The fall can be reached by car, bus or jeep and the Koslanda rest-house is around 10km away.

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Map of Alakolagala Ella Falls

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The google earth travel companion has mapped the route to the fall which is not yet mapped in google maps. The waterfall is also visible from the Wellawaya town

The map above also shows other places of interest within a approximately 20 km radius of the current site. Click on any of the markers and the info box to take you to information of these sites.

Zoom out the map to see more surrounding locations using the mouse scroll wheel or map controls.


Travel Directions to Alakolagala Ella Falls

Route from Beragala to Alakolagala Ella entry road

Route from Wellawaya to Alakolagala Ella entry road

Through : Beragala Wellawaya Road
Distance : 5 km
Travel time : 10 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Beragala Wellawaya Road
Distance : 31 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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