Gerandigini Ella Falls (ගැරඬිගිනි ඇල්ල)

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Height :100 meters
District :Nuwara Eliya

Gerandigini Falls is an amalgamation of several falls  totaling a height of 270m. Such is its scale, the fall can be seen from a considerable distance. The stream springs from the Galaha Forest Reserve, passing Galbithiya and onto the Puna Oya (river).

At the estuary where Gerandi Falls meets Puna Oya, another fall measuring 6m in height is created.

The fall is situated about 100m below the tea estate in the Ramboda area and can be accessed either via the tea estate or the footpaths of Ramboda village.

There are number of narrow and long waterfalls in Sri Lanka by the name of Garandi Ella which literally means Rat Snake Waterfall. The resemblance of these waterfalls to a slithering  rat snakes has given rise to many waterfalls being called by this name. The most popular and the well known is the Gerandi Ella ( aka Gerandigini Ella) in Tawalantanna area.

Some of the waterfalls carrying this name are

The LCWF has placed this waterfall in Ratnapura District which is a mistake.

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Map of  Gerandigini Ella Falls

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Gerandigini Ella Falls Video

An informative video clip by Nade Gura Travel & Conservation Society

Travel Directions to Gerandigini Ella Falls

Route from Gampola to Gerandigini Ella Route from Nuwara Eliya to Gerandigini Ella
Through : Nuwara Eliya Road
Distance : 29 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Gampola Road
Distance : 25 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map


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