Pitakele Duwili Ella Falls – පිටකැලේ දූවිලි ඇල්ල

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Pitakele Duwili Ella Falls

Pitakele Duwili Ella Falls

Height :8  meters
District :Ratnapura

There are number of water falls with the name of Doowili ( Duvili ) which simply means ‘dust cloud’ and Sinharaja Rainforest is home to three of them.

The Pitakele Doowili Falls lies off the Kudawa camp site of the Siharaja. The fall is 8 metres in height and during the rainy season the falls becomes quote wide and the generate a misty atmosphere with the falling water droplets which looks likes a dust cloud. It is said this is the widest fall out of the waterfalls in Sinharaja. This stream begins from the Vennila hills of Sinharaja and falls to Pethiyakanda River which in turn falls to Kosgulana River, Kukule River and finally to Kalu River.

The Pitakele waterfall lies about 2 km from Kudawa. Since this waterfall lies outside the boundaries of the Sinharaja Reserve, its not required to obtain any special permission or tickets to see the falls.

From the Kudawa you need to take the road to the hamlet of Pitakele. Traveling about 2km on this road, close the hamlet, lies Pitakele Falls.  Road is a difficult one and a walk would be the best option unless you have a serious 4×4.

You would need to climb down about 200 feet from the road to reach the falls.

Other Names : : doovili falls, doowili falls , duvili falls, duwili falls, doovili Ella, doowili Ella , duvili Ella, duwili Ella


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Travel Directions to Pitakele Duwili Ella Falls

Come to the Sinharaja Weddagala Kudawa camp passing the kudawa bridge travel along the road to the right after covering 2km the Pitakele Duwili Ella Falls is seen.

This falls is composed of three-tier cascade. And is incipient from Sinharaja forest conservation, it fall arrantly mist in a dust like cloud the stream flows first petthiyuakande river then to kosugulana river. There are two. Several others falls which beggars from wewilla of the main waterfall. at the base there are several falls measuring up to depth of 1-2 meters


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