The cascading water of the 30m Mohini Ella Falls is said to resemble the flowing locks of a woman. The fall is situated in the Nuwara Eliya District. Take the road to Nallathanniya, and 2km before reaching Nallathanniya itself, the fall is visible.Named after a legendary devilish woman called "Mohini" owing to the waterfall's shape is similar to the face of that woman. However, superstitious villagers avoid going near it after dark, fearing that a female devil by the name of Mohini (hence the fall’s name) inhabits the area.
Adam’s Peak Tours will take you on a true local adventure. Having lived here all his life he knows the best secret spots. There is more to experience than the early morning walk to Adam’s Peak - although this can be arranged if you want to hike the mountain for an amazing view. There are magnificent waterfalls that surround the lake near Nallathanniya. Walk through the tea plantations to reach the Mohini Falls (about one hour) to take a refreshing swim. Tuk tuk service can also be provided.
Height: 30 m
District: Nallathanniya, Nuwara Eliya