Who doesn’t like to spend their holiday at the most mesmerizing places by admiring and witnessing the wonders of mother nature? Yes, standing on the high cliffs, listening to the thunderous music of water dripping from the high altitude and feeling the cold breeze will purely be a fairytale world experience. And to make this dream come true, get going to explore the drop-dead, ravishing and exquisite places around Nuwara Eliya waterfalls in Sri Lanka.
11 Nuwara Eliya Waterfalls To Visit
With over 100 waterfalls this place is also known as the paradise of waterfalls. However, take a look at the most gorgeous ones that one cannot miss on their next trip to Sri Lanka.
1. Rawana Ella Falls
This waterfall has its name after the historic Ravana from the epic Ramayana. This is the widest waterfall in Sri Lanka and is the most famous among tourists. With the height of 25 meters rawana ella is 20 minute drive from Ella, making this spot easily accessible for the visitors. During the off season there is a fall in the water level so plan your trip accordingly to witness the beauty.
2. Lover’s Leap Falls
Lover’s leap fall is one iconic place which is a must in your travel list. There is a background for the name of this fall, as long ago the prince who lived in Nuwara Eliya fell in love with the beautiful girl of the village. As you guess, the king was not happy with their relationship and tried all possible ways to apart the lovers. As the heartless rule of the king with his people, the prince and his girl jumped off the high rock. Since then this place is called as the Lover’s Leap, and interestingly the water of this fall is used in the making of Nuwara Eliya beer.
3. Glen Falls
Lush trees, smoggy weather and the rhythmic sound of water makes this fall most appealing to the tourists. It is easily accessible as this waterfall is only at a walkable distance from the city centre. This waterfall is surrounded by dense forest making this place more adventurous and camping at this fall is one not to miss opportunity for all adventure lovers.
4. Devon Falls
Again this place is named after the coffee planter Devon and is the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. This waterfall is surrounded by rocky terrains and an altitude of 97 meters is ecstatic to experience. Adventure lovers can check in to the base of Devon by knowing the proper pathways from the locals.
5. Baker’s Falls
The shining water on the pink-purple rock, the picturesque landscape and the cooling atmosphere is beyond your imagination. This fall is named after the much known British explorer Samuel BAKER. Tourist should be cautious during the rainy season as the route to this fall is very slippery making little risky to reach the destination.
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6. St Clair’s Falls
Setting with the height of 80 meters this fall is called as the little Niagara of Sri Lanka. This fall is purely a god gift to the Nuwara Eliya waterfalls and is only 3 km away from Nuwara Eliya. Walking in the surrounding tea gardens, relaxing with the romantic breeze and enjoying the breath taking scenario is the most delightful experience.
7. Dunhinda Falls
You cannot miss this scenic waterfall for its tempting and Smokey spray to escape into the fascinating world of nature. Camping at this fall is the joyous experience you could have to find peace and solace. With the scary height of 64 meters this fall is a must visit among Nuwara Eliya waterfalls.
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8. Bopath Ella Falls
Easily accessible by car, this fall is eye-catching for its very shape standing out among other waterfalls. The water flows with the height of 30 meters through the narrow rock terrains, widens its way and allows its visitors to get drenched in the magical world of waterfalls. This fall is named for its resemblance with the sacred Bo leaf.
9. Gerandi Ella Falls
This fall is surely a visual treat for the tourists to witness the heavy rock giving shadow to the shining water falling with the height of 100 meters. This fall is beyond beauty as you cannot skip its awe inspiring and aesthetic scenic.
10. Ramboda Waterfalls
Holiday is not only to wander around the places and click images but sometimes it is also to look for the splendid and soul-stirring places to relax and find peace from the busy world. And for that, enjoy the top class service from Ramboda hotel staff and chill by looking at the attractive, sublime and stunning view of the fall. This place is the perfect holiday destination for families and all travelers alike.
11. Kirindi Ella Waterfalls
Kirindi Ella Falls is one of the mesmerizing waterfalls across the town with its alluring and sheer beauty, the blend of lush green and blue water with the most exotic views. The water falling from the height of 116 meters forms a pool at the base allowing its visitors to take bath in the ice water of mountain rocks. If you are thinking to take a dip in this chill water then you must be very cautious as the water level and its force at the base are too extreme to handle. With the cold breeze flowing, have a cup of coffee and witness the heart wrenching, picturesque and seductive landscape with your family.
While there are infinite waterfalls in Sri Lanka, witness the new magical surprise of this landscape at each step when in Nuwara Eliya. With so much in store for you, pack your bags and enter into the dream world on your next trip to Sri Lanka.