Eheliyagoda Bisodola Ella Falls – බිසෝදොල ඇල්ල

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Bisodola Ella Falls
Bisodola Ella Falls – photo courtesy of Ashan Geeganage
Height :3 meters
District :Ratnapura

Folklore surrounds the beautifully cascading Bisodola Falls. It is said it was here that the concubines of Sri Lanka’s ancient King Mayadunne bathed and frolicked. One such absent-minded mistress left her jewellery on the riverbank, which was stolen by a mysterious fall dwelling eel. Villagers say that in periods of drought both the eel and the stolen treasure are visible, and that the laughter of the concubines can also be heard.

The surrounding area of the fall has become a popular place to participate in watersports. Eheliyagoda is the nearest city to the Bisodola Falls. To reach it, take the Ratnapura – Eheliyagoda road, and turn off at Eheliyagoda junction for Dehiovita. Continue for 1km through the border of the Eheliyagoda Rubber Estate.


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Map of Bisodola Ella Falls

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Travel Directions to Bisodola Ella Falls

From Ehaliyagoda take the Dehiowita road for 2 kilometers, divert (to the right) uphill in to a rubber plantation and travel few hundred meters to reach this waterfall.

Route from Ratnapura to Bisodola Ella

Route from Avissawella to Bisodola Ella

Through : Awissawella Road – Eheliyagoda
Distance : 30 km
Travel time : 40 minutes hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Ratnapura Road – Eheliyagoda
Distance : 16 km
Travel time : 20 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map


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