Why is Ella a Top Travel Destination in Sri Lanka?
The whole Badulla district of Uva Province is packed with ample of tourist attractions, and Ella undoubtedly takes a top spot in it. So, if you come to Sri Lanka for a leisure holiday; visiting this stunning destination is a must-do. Of course, you can enjoy a luxurious holiday here as it got some of the country’s best guesthouses at affordable rates. Walking through tea plantations, the Ella Rock, waterfall, 2,000-year-old rock temple, and authentic food menus are the places and things you can enjoy by visiting this all-in-one, marvelous small village. Well, we can rate this city as a heaven on the island as greenery, waterfalls, and wildlife including birds are the only things you will see all around.
The Ella View
Well, in simple words; your heart will stop for a while after seeing the view from Ella across the valleys. This view is undoubtedly one of the best valley views on the planet earth. Surrounded by tea plantations, hills, and cloud forests; Ella will satisfy your soul to the max and gives you a feeling of the green heavens.
Other things to do in Ella, Sri Lanka
Below is a list of must-visit places and things to do in this small village and region:
- Ravana Ella Falls. – Ravana Ella Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. If you have some sprinkle time, enjoying some hours in the water fall, then Ravana Ella Falls is the place in Ella.
- Ella Rock.
- Bambaragala Peak.
- Nine Arches Bridge, Demodara.
- Little Adam’s Peak.
- Dhowa Temple.
The cold climate throughout the year because of elevation from the sea level makes it perfect for foreign travelers who visit Sri Lanka from western countries.
Government institutions are in The Ella Town:
- Police station
- Railway station
- Main post office
Banks and ATM Machines – Bank Of Ceylon (BOC) Bank Branch with ATM, also Peoples Bank ATM, Seylan Bank ATM Located in the Ella Town.
A quick tip: This city is about 200 km from the capital, Colombo; hence the drive can take a few hours.