Sera Ella is located in the village of Pothathawela near Laggala in the Matale District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. This waterfall is known as Sera Ella due to the fish species that inhabit this waterfall. Kawdagamana Mountain and Hatugenagala. The waterfall receives water throughout the year and is fully flooded during the monsoon months (November-March).
It flows downwards in two parts, about 10 m high, What is special is that there is a cave behind this waterfall. A staircase was built to reach the cave. You can safely reach the cave even when the waterfall is fully flowing.
2 hr 12 min (45.2 km) (Matale town to Saree Ella)
Pothatawela village in Matale
Best time to visit:
- Waterfall hunting
- Nature Trails
November to March
- Seek advice from locals
- It is not advisable to travel on heavy rainy days
- The rocks at the foot of the waterfall are slippery