For yeas the little village of Ella on the Colombo-Badulla railway line remained one of the island’s best kept secrets. Far away from its tropical beaches, Ella defies expectations in every way, from its cool, almost temperate climate, an unfurling landscape of dramatic contrast and a slew of interesting cultural centers which speak to the island’s storied past.
In recent times the little village has grown in popularity and this has helped elevate infrastructure and amnesties within the town, ensuring visitors to the area have more variety, from which to choose. The regions impressive fauna and flora, gorgeous waterfalls, excellent hiking trails and coveted viewpoints, make Ella an essential stop, on any itinerary.
Things to do
- Bird Watching