Another beautiful place you can visit when you are travelling with looking for uncommon beautiful places to visit in Sri Lanka is "Kombukara Nature Pool and Secret Waterfall"
. This place is still a hiding place among people.
If you are getting to Ella
you won't get any difficult to visit this place. The beauty of the scenery on the way to visit this place is not just a beautiful picture.
If you are travelling from Ella
town to Namunukula - Passara road, about 3 km, you can catch the scenery of Little Adam's Peak
and Ella Rock
. Don't forget to stay for a moment and enjoy the beauty of it.
Walking about 10 km from the town of Ella
, you will find a famous small town called Ballaketuwa
. From there this uncommon Kombukara Nature Pool and Secret Waterfall can reach about 3Km away from Ballaketuwa town
is a beautiful little town. Ballaketuwa is located in a very old Hindu temple. Ballaketuwa Hindu temple is a special landmark of the town of Ballaketuwa.
Due to the location of the "Kombukara Nature Pool and Secret Waterfall" which is very close to the town of Ballaketuwa it is also known as the "Balleketuwa Waterfall"
, "Balleketuwa Nature Pool and Secret Waterfall"
and "Ballaketuwa Komukan Oya"
. Many of the beautiful sights of Ella
can be seen in the Ballaketuwa area
, as well as a number of high quality restaurants and entertainment venues.
How to reach:
The closest city to this place is Ella. This place is located about 12 km from the town of Ella.
33min (Ella town to Kombukara Nature Pool and Secret Waterfall)
Ballaketuwa. 12km faraway from Ella town
Best time to visit:
- Very cold water
- Nature pool and secret waterfall for open bath
- Good for kids
- Best place for open bath
- Good for walking trail
It is best to visit this place during the dry season of the year.
Pulun Ella is another beautiful natural waterfall as well as a natural bathing pool. Pulun Ella Falls is located on the Sigapulikanda hill in the Denawaka area in the Ratnapura District.
From Colombo :
The height of the waterfall is 86 meters. The width is 12 m. The waterfall consists of two parts, the upper part of which falls from a height of about 9 m to a depth of about 6-9 m. The first part of the waterfall overflows, creating the second part.
- Ratnapura --> Horana --> Panadura Expressway
- Pass Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte and Ingiriya and proceed to the Denawaka area in Ratnapura
- Turn towards Dewalegama Road
- Travel about 0.5 km on this road to reach Pulun Ela Falls.
Rangala Natural Pool is located in the Rangala village in the town of Teldeniya (Kandy-Mahiyangana road) in the Kandy District of the Central Province.
This is one of the best natural pools in the Knuckles area. Tickets are not required to view or use this for swimming.
If you are going from Kandy you have to go about 45km Kandy --> Katugastota --> Manihinna --> East Teldeniya --> Rangala. It is about 15km from Teldeniya. The vehicle is easy to carry near the pool. Any vehicle can travel.
The road is beautiful on both sides. It have to go through tea estates, fields, mountains and beautiful streams.
The river that flows through Rangala is the creator / heir of this natural swimming pool. The water is really cool.
The deepest end of the pool is about 30 feet. But now it has gone deeper. Riding a bike is the easiest way to travel.
Do you know the dangers hidden inside the beauty of this theatrical swimming pool ? There is one section of this pool that is more than 35 feet deep. But those who do not know about it have taken a bath and even paid with their lives. That's so scary.
If you go too, take care of your own safety. You too can go and enjoy the beauty. "Only footprints can be left. Only memories can be brought".
Gurubewula Bathing Pool is located in Morawaka. Located in a beautiful environment nourished by the fresh water flowing from the Morawaka Hills, the Gurubevula Natural Swimming Pool is about 5.5 feet deep.
If you go to this place in your vehicle from Colombo on the highway, exit Imaduwa, come to Deniyaya on Akuressa Road and after passing Morawaka town you will find a school. After passing it for a while you can reach the place called Gurabeula on the left.
If coming by train or bus, come to Matara and take a Deniyaya bus from Akuressa and get off at Gurabeula.
You have to buy a Rs 100 ticket to enter this.
Be very careful when putting small children in the bathtub. Take care of your own safety when swimming.
While you are enjoying the beauty of these areas, do not pollute that beautiful environment. "Leave only the footprints that fade with beauty".
Pandola Natural Swimming Pool is Located in a very quiet area in the middle of a jungle. The natural water pool is full of very clean water and the beautiful sound of the birds rising in the surroundings. On the way to the waterfall, you will meet butterflies, wildlife and birds. Come and see. Enjoy.
How to reach Pandola Natural Swimming Pool:
Depart Cinnamon Tree on Southern Expressway and reach Elpitiya --> Pitigala --> Mattaka --> Babarawana --> Heenpanwila --> Pandola Estate.
- Phone: 0768077268 / 0767055498 / 0777749301
- Address: Pandola, Bambarawana road, Mattaka 80424, Sri Lanka.
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