Runakanda Pahanthuda Ella Waterfall (රූණකන්ද පහන්තුඩ ඇල්ල)

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Height :~6 meters
District :Kalutara District

Runakanda forest now declared as part of the larger Sinharaja Rainforest showcases a collection of mesmerizing waterfalls, gracefully formed by cascading streams. Among them are notable brooks like Na Kanda Ela, Puak Watiya Ela, and Ketalapath Ela. The area boasts several enchanting small waterfalls, including Pahanthuda Ella Falls, Madeyiyawa Ella Falls, Mannawatta Ella Falls, anc Mohini Ella Falls. The crystal-clear waters from these streams converge with Maguru Oya, a tributary of the Kalu Ganga River, enhancing the natural allure of the surroundings.

Pahantudawa Ella Falls, is located in close proximity to Dikhena village. It gracefully descends in a dual-tiered spectacle and is the first to encounter on the Maguru Oya, To reach this fall, you need to hike about 3 km in the jungle. The next waterfall Madeyiyawa Ella Falls is about 6 km hike deep in the Runakanda Forest and Manawatta Ella Falls, considered as the most exquisite waterfall within the forest lies after a 8km hike and Mohini Ella Falls, a 12 km hike.

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Travel Directions to Runakanda Pahanthuda Ella Waterfall

Route from Horana to Runakanda Pahanthuda Ella Waterfall
Through : Ingriya – Dumbara 
Distance : 25 km
Travel time : 1 hours
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