Enchanting Ellewala Ella Waterfall (ඇල්ලෙවල ඇල්ල)

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Height : 4 meters
District : Monaragala

Ellewala Ella is a small but beautiful waterfall lying in the Monaragala District accessible from the Ella – Wellawaya Road. This waterfall lies hidden inside the jungle about 5 km from Wellawaya Town.

Coming from Wellawaya, travel 3 km on the Ella Road to reach the Rathmal Vehera Ancient Temple. Take the road oppersite to the temple which will lead to the waterfall. Last few kilo meters are said be rough and not suitable for a vehicle with low ground clearance. You may need a 4×4 will need to travel by a 3 wheeler. To reach the fall, you will need to walk few hundred meters in to the jungle.

Although this is popular bathing place with shallow water, there is a deep invisible cavity where water drops to pool. Therefore going underneath the waterfall is deadly.


4 deaths were reported on 21st March 2023 due to a group of visitors going close to the area where water drops and drawing inside this cavity.

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Map of Ellewala Ella Falls

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Travel Directions to Ellewala Ella Falls

Route from Wellawaya to Ellewala Ella Falls
Through : Deraniyagala-Panakure Road
Distance : 6 km
Travel time : 10 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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