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We (10 people) went to Ella by Nightmail train from Colombo fort. it took around 12 hours to travel from Fort to Ella by that train. We got on to the train around 7.45pm and got off from ella around 7.30am in the next morning....More
One of our best climbs in SL. Everybody seems to have a slightly different way to get to the top and most likely you will come down a different path. We discovered a hard way up using our phone GPS and followed others down. It's...More
This is the classic hike out of Ella, up to the highest peak in the area. Practically everyone does it from what I can tell, and most go early morning to avoid the heat of the day, so expect it to get pretty busy at...More
If you want the best view of the Ella, you need to climb Ella Rock. You need to reach Kithalella station and then walk down the railway until you reach 16.25 mile post . Then turn and go by checking the direction flags .But once...More
A pleasent amble out of Ella, following the train tracks towards Kandy, is a reward enough in itself. The gentle incline, looping around the horseshoe lee of the landscape, crossing waterfalls and rivers and seeing local life. Approaching the correct turn off is a tricky...More
Well this was one hell of a hectic and very long hike so it's definitely tiring and takes a couple of hours. I would recommend going early morning or in the evening so that the sun is not out when you reach the top of...More
We had read about the hike so many times, the directions and watched videos.. still got lost. There are still fake signs up telling you to go every which way but ultimately paid someone to take us to the main track. Paid $9Aud between a...More
We did a long hike all the way across ella's rock. It was nice because it was almost deserted and had the place to our selfs later we learned that the forest is prohibited so you need to watch for that.