Stunning scenery surrounds this small hill town
Ella is a quiet, small town surrounded by beautiful green terraces filled with tea bushes. You can enjoy a scenic train ride from Nuwara Eliya to Ella and marvel at the glorious views. Ella has a comfortable climate where the nights are cool and the day is around 28 degrees.
Note: For stays between 1st August 2019 and 31st January 2020, the Sri Lankan government has relaxed the visa requirements, meaning you can travel there VISA-FREE!
Here we have selected a few of the sights and experiences that you really should see on a visit to Ella.
Climb Little Adam's Peak
Enjoy the panoramic view from the top of Little Adm's Peak over the luscious green valley. From Ella Town to the foot of the peak takes 45 minutes, and to get to the top around another 15 minutes.
Nine Arch Bridge
This now world-famous bridge is located just outside of Ella Town and on the way to Little Adam’s Peak. After a short walk through the woods, you arrive at this
beautiful piece of architecture hidden amidst lush green tea fields. Definitely one of Sri Lanka's must-see sights.
Swim at Diyaluma Falls
About an hours drive from Ella is the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. Once you have explored the base, make your way to the top where you will find many natural pools perfect for a refreshing dip.
A selection of tours to Ella
Sri Lanka & The Maldives Tailor Made Nature
Explore Sri Lanka
16 day tour from £2,599
This itinerary delves deep into this fascinating and diverse country, revealing an abundance of sights and experiences.