Suramba Ella Falls (Punahela)

Suramba Ella Falls

Suramba Ella Falls (Sinhala: සුරඹ ඇල්ල) graces the picturesque landscapes of Punahela in the Kegalle District, adding to the natural allure of Sri Lanka. This charming waterfall, standing proudly at a height of 15 meters, is a delightful gem waiting to be discovered by those who venture into the scenic heart of the island.

The Falls

Situated along the Ruwanwella Bulathkohupitiya route, approximately 6.2 km beyond the quaint town of Warawala, Suramba Ella Falls unveils itself as a captivating sight along the journey. The accessibility of this natural marvel makes it an enticing destination for travellers seeking a blend of adventure and tranquillity.

While the waterfall graciously reveals its beauty from the roadside, the experience truly comes alive when one decides to explore further. A closer encounter with Suramba Ella Falls is made possible by crossing a suspension bridge, adding an element of excitement to the journey. This bridge not only provides a secure passage but also offers an exhilarating perspective of the waterfall, allowing visitors to appreciate its cascading elegance from a unique vantage point.

Surrounded by lush greenery and the soothing sounds of nature, the area around the falls becomes a haven for those seeking a serene escape. The ambience is further enriched by the misty spray generated by the cascading water, creating a refreshing and invigorating atmosphere for those who choose to linger and absorb the natural beauty. For nature enthusiasts and explorers alike, Suramba Ella Falls presents an opportunity to connect with the pristine landscapes of Sri Lanka, inviting all who venture there to immerse themselves in the tranquillity and majesty of this hidden waterfall in the heart of the Kegalle District.


#) extends its gratitude to Lalith Kekulthotuwage for providing the necessary photographs required for this article. All the photos are published here with the permission of the author.

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This page was last updated on 28 January 2024
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