Ethereal mists covering the beautiful mountainous terrain filled with efflorescent wild blooms resonates the beauty of Ella, Sri Lanka. Certainly one of the most breathtaking travel destinations in Sri Lanka! Due to its ascension from the sea level, it is wonderfully cool and is surrounded by tea plantations of the Badulla district.
Ella is one of the most sought out tourist destinations of Sri Lanka. And is nourished with rich bio diversity of flora and fauna. Ella has the most serene picturesque sceneries that you’ll love!
Weather and Distance to Ella
Ella has a beautiful weather, a chilled vibe. With pine trees scenting the air, this place has an amazing chilled vibe to it that you’ll fall in love with!
Ella stands 200 Km (120 mi) east of the current capital, Colombo.
What to do in Ella
Hike up Little Adam’s Peak
Named after the similarities of the Adams peak, this beautiful destination is breathtaking. The peak touching the blue skies and lush tea plantations adorning the hills, it’s truly a beautiful sight. Have fun hiking up to the peak and catching the sight of the panoramic scenery! And while you at it, make memories for a lifetime!
Visit the Ravana Ella Falls
This is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Sri Lanka. The cool water from the springs seems to go on and on. The climb is definitely worth it, and you’ll love the scenery! Have a refreshing shower and go on an adventure!
The name comes from the ancient tale of Ravana-Sita, and Sita was said to be abducted by Ravana after misdoings of Rama. And Ravana is said to have landed near this place, and had given Sita a chance to refresh at the falls.
The name derived from an ancient tale of Ravana-Sita, it’s said to be the refuge that the majestic King took when he brought Sita from India for Rama’s misdoings.
The tunnels of this cave prove the craftsmanship of the ancient times that come along the lines of King Ravana. These tunnels were constructed as transport within the city, networking the airports and the cities. It’s truly a marvelous creation that you wouldn’t want to miss!
Get some tea and check out some tea factories!
Sri Lanka takes pride in producing the best team in the world. You can check out the entire process of making aromatic black tea from the plucking of leaves to packaging them! Take some amazing tea and even better memories even you go home!
Check out the Ella Spice Gardens!
Spices and herbs from all over Sri Lanka can be found here, and it’s perfect if you want to try fine dining in Sri Lanka, this is the place for you! You can take cooking lessons as well!
Where to stay in Ella
Ella has a wide range of resorts and guesthouses that are willing to extend their hospitality to you. There’s a large range of prices starting from 15$ that goes up to top resorts in Ella. You can choose anything to suit your budget and it will be an amazing vacation you won’t forget!
Ella offers a great many restaurants that offer amazing Sri Lankan dishes and well as great coffee! There are spices that you’ll absolutely love and curries that you’ll want the recipes for!
In conclusion, Ella is one of the best travel destinations you can embark on, so book your tickets today!