Goraka Ella Falls (ගොරක ඇල්ල)

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Height :60 meters
District :Kegalle

Goraka Ella Fall cascades over several rocky surfaces before falling to the pool below. The fall lies on the Talduwa – Meewitigammana – Road (B408) about 600 meters away ( as the crow flies) from the main road. The water on this stream is diverted for cultivation and hydropower upstream thus reducing the water levels significantly during the dry season.

To access the waterfall, you need to take a footpath through paddy fields and streams which are used by villagers. There are no directions and will need to ask your way from the villagers. This path will take you to the bottom of the waterfall. To reach the top of the waterfall you need to climb upstream through a rubber estate with no clear visible path.

There is a moderately deep pool at the top which is suitable for bathing during dry seasons. There is another shallow pool above this which is more suitable for kids.

This waterfall does not appear on the LCWF list.

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Map of  Goraka Ella Falls

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Travel Directions to Goraka Ella Falls

Take the road to Amithirigala either from Avissawella or Kirindiwela / Urapola. You can see the waterfall from the road 1.5 km passing the Amithirigala town if you travel from Kirindiwela / Urapola side. From here you need to walk about 1 km through paddy fields and rubber plantains to reach the fall.

Route from Kirindiwela to Goraka Ella Route from Avissawella to Goraka Ella
Through : Amithirigala
Distance : 11 km
Travel time : 15 minutes + ( 1 km trekking)
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Talduwa – Meewitigammana – Road (B408)
Distance : 10 km
Travel time : 15 minutes + ( 1 km treking)
Driving directions : see on google map

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