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Ravana Ella Falls

Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
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Busy, touristic, road

Not much to see except the waterfall for 5 min from a busy, touristic road. People try to sell you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ingo L
Gili Air, Indonesia
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Quick stop

We stop here for a photo on our way from Ella to tangelle . Luckily for us there had been a fair... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see except the waterfall for 5 min from a busy, touristic road. People try to sell you everything and the road ruins the waterfall. I'm not pessimistic (see other reviews) but this is not worth it, except a 5 min. Stop on...More

Thank Ingo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here for a photo on our way from Ella to tangelle . Luckily for us there had been a fair amount of recent rainfall so the falls where impressive with some people choose Inc to have a swim x although there are signs...More

1  Thank Goldlittlefishie
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Amazing !!!! you don't won't miss this place if you are visiting Ella, it's about 8Km drive to Ravana Falls and makes sure you visit this place during weekdays as weekends this place is crowded. Great view and amazing place to have a bath but...More

Thank shyamim
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It was nice to cool off, however, you are right by the road so many people will stare at you like you are crazy. Also, it is slippery getting up and down to the waterfall and there are signs saying you should not swim there.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Ravana Ella Falls is located approximately 5-6 kilometres from Ella's local railway station. The waterfall is easily seen from the road side at the bridge but be careful when crossing the road as the bridge is located on a bend (on a busy road)... You...More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We drove to the Falls and even though it was coming to the end of the dry season (i.e. Not a lot of watering pouring down them), they were still extremely impressive. We did then head off to get to Horton Plains NP but gave...More

Thank 12TravellingG
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Ravana falls is rite off the Ella wellawaya main road. Heavily crowded. A nice sight.good place to go for a swim when not crowded. Rocks are very slippery during rainy season.

Thank Yohan P
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A nice waterfall just off the main road out of Ella... as a result its very crowded here. Worth going prepared for a swim as the water was nice. Careful with your kit though... my camera accidentally joined in the swimming and is now in...More

Thank willgaskarth
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A very small waterfalls but with mythological history behind. It is said the Ravana who kidnapped Sita kept her in captive in a cave behind the lake. And Sita was supposed to had bathed in a small pond at the foot of the falls. the...More

Thank Sivakumar V
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Picturesque place, legend has it King Ravana used to visit here..Cool waters...The falls originate and is part of the river Maheveli Ganga.. lovely valley views.. a few curio and food stalls ..had king coconut and freshly cut mango pieces..yummy...the area abound with monkeys scampering around.....More

Thank WanderingSail
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