Madanagiri Ella Falls / Mohini Ella (මදනාගිරි / මෝහිනි ඇල්ල)

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Height :67.8 meters
District :Ratnapura

The 68m Madanagiri Ella Falls is also known as the Mohini Ella Falls since villagers believe that a female apparition called Mohini haunts the area. The fall is situated in the Ratnapura District. Take the road from Ratnapura towards Weweltanne and the fall is to be found after 26 km.

LCWF above lists Madanagiri Ella as a 69-meter-high fall but based on the photo provided by the site and directions, this fall is approximately 5-10 meters high based. Based on the photo, the possible location of the waterfall was identified and photographed. The water levels of this stream have been reduced due to a mini hydro plant at the bottom.

There are 2 waterfalls at the top of the stream which could be possibly Madanagiri Ella and the Pandioya Ella. The two waterfalls are at the same level probably on two streams, one falling onto the Pandi Oya. It’s not easy to climb up to the waterfalls.

Following are the waterfalls lying on the Ratnapura-Wewalwatte route

waterfalls lying on the Ratnapura - Wewalwatte route
  1. Aanda Ella waterfall
  2. Goxin Falls
  3. Katu Kithul Ella Waterfall
  4. Hal Ella Waterfall
  5. Dehena Ella Waterfall
  6. Pandi Oya Ella Waterfall
  7. Mandanagiri Ella Waterfall
  8. Wewel Ella Waterfall
  9. Bambarabotuwa Ella Waterfall
  10. Alupola Ella Waterfall
  11. Demala Ella Waterfall
  12. Beruwatta Ella Waterfall

References

  1. Lanka Council On Waterfalls. (n.d.). Lanka Council On Waterfalls. http://www.srilankanwaterfalls.net/

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Map of Madanagiri Ella (Mohini Ella)

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Travel Directions to Madanagiri Ella (Mohini Ella)

It is said that there is a footpath from the Ratnapura – Wewalwatte road to the waterfall.

Route from Ratnapura to Madanagiri Ella Route from Balangoda to Madanagiri Ella
Through : Wewelwatta Road
Distance : 25 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Wewelwatta Road
Distance : 26 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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