Huluganga Ella Waterfall



Huluganga is a waterfall located in the town of Huluganga, about 30 km from Kandy. This waterfall is located under the bridge over the Huluganga town on this road. At 75 meters high, it is a beautiful waterfall that cascades down a large body of water and is at risk of reaching the bottom due to high tides during the rainy season. This is an area that belongs to the Knuckles Reserve. It originates in the hills of the villages of Alliyadda and Arattana before launching into Victoria Reservoir. It is popular among local and foreign visitors and is considered by the villagers as part of their Dumbara heritage.

There is a small town called "Madulkele" on the border of Knuckles Forest Reserve. Huluganga is a popular destination for many tourists who are looking forward to an unmistakable experience of waterfalls. As the city is close to the Knuckles, streams that flow through the heart of the forest flow through the city.

This is one of the waterfalls found on the way from Wattegama Panvila in Kandy to Bambarella - Knuckles. This road runs through beautiful tea estates and steep slopes with 06 major waterfalls and numerous smaller waterfalls. Huluganga Falls, Rahas Falls, Thaliya Fallen Falls, Jodu Falls, Saree Ella, Kabara Falls are some of them. In addition, Alakole and View Point are also close by. You have to travel for at least two days to see all this. If you come to this place and experience it, you can experience more beauty than you can see in a photo.

The easiest way to reach this place is to Katugastota. From there the road to Wattegama should pass through Madawala. After continuing past the town of Madawala, the direction to Bumblebee is clearly visible. Then it takes about 1 hour (21 km) to reach Madulkele town.

There are several ways to get to this place
  • Kandy --> Digana --> Huluganga through Narampana turning off the boat
  • Kandy --> Wattegama --> Huluganga through Panvila
How to reach: The closest Town to this place is Kandy Town.

Traveling Time: 1 h 13 min (30.0 km) (Kandy Town to Huluganga Ella Waterfall)

Famous for:
  • Sightseeing
  • Photography
  • Enjoying
  • Memorable place
  • Self motivated
  • Nature has gifted for you this place to enjoy

Special remark:
  • It is dangerous to jump over rocks and view the dusty waterfall
  • As tourists it is our duty to keep such valuable places clean without polluting them
  • Reaching the foothills is dangerous because of the high tide during the rainy season
  • Avoid visiting this waterfall on rainy days


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