Amidst clouded hills, lush green tea plantations and intermittent waterfalls, lays the dreamy village of Ella, a true paradise. With cool temperatures, natural beauty and a calming atmosphere, the hill station is a preferred destination for travellers to sit back and let the days go by. However tempting this town may make it to just relax and dream, plenty of easy-going activities are great ways to spend time here. Serene nature trails, hikes to viewpoints and waterfalls or just visiting temples provide wonderful opportunities to get out among nature and experience its wonder!
Beautiful guesthouses serve lip smacking traditional Sri Lankan food, and one can even indulge in a soothing Ayurvedic massage, after a fun day out. Even strolling through this little area is a pleasure, as one can interact with locals and guesthouse owners to get a gist of their slow and simple lives. The well-reputed Ella Gap reveals stunning views of the southern plains of Sri Lanka, providing a picture perfect shot for the photography geeks. For those who want a little more sightseeing, tours of tea plantations are spice gardens are interesting activities to engage in. Ella is a lovely place to visit, for it is sure to leave one in a state of complete peace and harmony.
Ella, Sri Lanka - THINGS TO KNOW
Hill-station, Scenic, City
Sinhala, Tamil and English