is a wonderful little natural swimming pool. This is located in Wellawaya area. If you love water, this is a beautiful waterfall to visit. Ellewala Waterfall is located in the center of "Alikota" village in Wellawaya town in Monaragala district. About 7.4 Km away.
The road in front of the Rathmal Vehera ancient temple is access to the Ellewala Waterfall
. Take the road opposite to the Rathmal Vehera ancient temple which will lead to the Ellewala Waterfall. If you are coming from Ella town
you have to travel about 20 km on the Wellawaya road.
The height is about 4 - 5 m. Ellewala Waterfall is popular among many local and foreign tourists. The Ellewala Waterfall
is known to many as a natural bath. Actually, this is an amazing natural pool. Even for small kids, they can play with water without any fear. Many young people who come to Ellewala Waterfall
from outside, do not forget to spend the night here and enjoy the beauty of the place.
The travelling path to Ellewala Waterfall
is also full of natural beauty. Ellewala Waterfall is not difficult to find. Definitely, Going to see this waterfall you will have an amazing, enjoyable and also an unforgettable experience for you and also for your crew.
From the Wellawaya road you need to go about 7.4 Km and then the final 1km will be little bit difficult as it is a narrow gravel road. Then you need to go through from a small step road about little distance you will find Ellewala natural pool. A three-wheeler
or a motorcycle
or a scooter
or a small van
or a car
is suitable for this journey.
When we say Wellawaya
, we are reminded of a very difficult area. Of course, that is no longer the case. This is due to the Ellewala Waterfall
and Galpottha Waterfall
. Both these waterfalls are located in the Wellawaya area
. But Ellewala Waterfall and Galpottha Waterfall
are two beautiful waterfalls that are still unnoticed by the people.
Enjoy the beauty of nature and leave it to another generation to enjoy its beauty.
How to reach:
The closest city to this place is Wellawaya.
Alikote Ara. 7.4km faraway from Wellawaya town
Distance from Ella:
Traveling Time : Ella
to Ellewala Waterfall - 47 min
20 min (Wellawaya town to Ellewala Waterfall)
It usually takes about 2 h 30 min
- Address: Wellawaya, Sri Lanka
- Contact Number: +94 77 346 6245
Best time to visit:
- Very cold water
- Nature pool and secret waterfall for open bath
- Good for kids
- Best place for open bath
- Very pleasing on eye
- Can have a cool bath with a beautiful surroundings
- A good place to cool tired feet
- A wonderful place to relax the mind
Suitable for every day of the year except heavy rainy days. The villagers recommend visiting Ellewala Waterfall during November, December when the waterfall is full