Bo Ella Falls – බෝ ඇල්ල
|Height :||3 meters|
This 3m tall Bo Ella Fall is served by a minor bo (Ficus religiosa) leaf-shaped stream (formed by the Ma Oya [river]) that begins in the Aranayake Rassawa Mountain, and also serves the Ahupini Falls. Before the Bo Falls the water flows through rocks to form two distinct streams and cascades into a large rock pool, where it exits through a 2m opening.
This is a popular bathing and picnic location among the locals.
- Waterfalls of Sri Lanka
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Map of Bo Ella Falls
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The fall is situated in the Kegalle District Mawanella Provincial Secretariat. Take the Mawanella – Yatimahana road, and the fall can be found 1km away from the bus stop. Alternatively, take the Mawanella – Rambukkana road for about 6km towards Mawanella, to Randiwela village. Turn left at Randiwella junction, and walk for 6km until the fall is reached.
Number of routes in addition to above reach the waterfall has been discussed.
route 1 : Colombo –> (Kandy Road) –> Anwarama –> Koondeniya Road (6km) –> Koondeniya Junction -> Ilukgoda Road (2km) –> Turn Right ( 1.5 km)
route 2: From Mawanella travel approximate 8 km towards Yatimahana on Yatiamahana Road.
Route from Ratnapura to Bo Ella Falls –
|Through : Kandy Road – Mawanella|
Distance : 107 km
Travel time : 3 hours
Driving directions : see on google map