Galdola Ella Falls in Rakwana – ගල්දොල ඇල්ල


Height :100 meters
District :Ratnapura

The Galdola Ella fall originates from a tributary of the Rakwana River, which flows down the eastern slope of Suriyakanda Mountain, in the Sinharaja forest reserve. The water courses over rock-strewn terrain and at times the flow is submerged by rocky outcrops. This profusion of rocks gives the fall its name (‘Dola’ means rock pool).

Galdola Falls is situated at the 82nd mile post near Rakwana, on the Ratnapura – Pelmadulla road. Rakwana rest-house is just 3km away.

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Map of  Galdola Ella Falls

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Travel Directions to Galdola Ella Falls

Galdola fall cannot be view from the bottom of the fall. The best view of the fall is from the Rakwana main Bus Stand or on the Suriyakanda Road, about 300 meters passing the Rakwana junction.

Route from Colombo to Galdola Ella

Route from Ratnapura to Galdola Ella

Through : Panadura – Ratnapura – Pelmadulla – Kahawatta – Madampe – Rakwana
Distance : 142 km
Travel time : 3.5 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Pelmadulla – Kahawatta – Madampe – Rakwana
Distance : 50 km
Travel time : 1-1.5 hour
Driving directions : see on google map

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