Kalutara may be known for its idyllic beaches, but it is also home to some truly scenic waterfalls each offering a captivating adventure.
There is much to see during your travels to Kalutara, one of the most beautiful places here is the Thudugala Ella Falls. Here’s what you will see on the way.
The Raja Maruna Ella Falls is a natural attraction which is about seven metres tall and can be found in the deeper parts of Kalutara. Located in between Baduragala and Hadilla, this waterfall also has a cave to its name, but it isn’t accessible unless during severe droughts. It is not advisable to enter them anyway.
Thudugala Ella or "Ella Pahala Ella" is the closest fall to the ocean in Sri Lanka. Being so close to the Kalutara it is a hassle free journey to make. But before you go check-out this thorough guide to know your way around and tips to visit.
The Makeli Ella Falls is a beautiful waterfall that offers scenic views and is worth a trip to if you are in Kalutara.
Named after a tragic fire within its shelters, the Ginigedara Ella Waterfall is a lush water source that is one of Kalutara’s hidden gems.
Located in the Thudugala Estate in Kalutara, this waterfall is a quaint 8m tall beauty that is popular with both the locals and visitors.