Waterfalls in kandy

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Waterfalls in kandy

Waterfalls, one of the most delightful attractions of nature. Beautiful Waterfalls in Kandy is a perfect solution to take a break from the fast-paced life. Sound of Water falling from the rock cliffs, the sparkling water covered with lush greenery and pleasant scenery is a visual treat for viewers.

Here is the list of 11 Waterfalls in kandy

1. Ramboda Falls

Ramboda Falls

Ramboda falls lies in the Pussellawa district, in the city of Kandy. The area is known for marvelous landscapes comprising of highlands, ridges, plains, streams and hilly mountains. The best of the attractions being the Ramboda falls. At an elevation of 358ft, Ramboda stands as the 11th highest falls in Sri Lanka. The cold winds are a constant and the steps of the rocks fall like cascades of ivory and paint a gorgeous picture against the backdrop of the sky. It involves a mild 2 km trek uphill, and anyone can scale it quickly.

2. St. Clair's Falls

St. Clair's Falls

An idyllic representation of Sri Lanka’s natural being is the famous St. Clair’s falls. Referred to as the Niagara of Sri Lanka, St. Clair’s falls is perched at an altitude of 1198 metres. It is located in the Talawakele town of Nuwara Eliya District and St. Clair’s stands as one of the widest falls in Sri Lanka.

3. Hunas Falls, Kandy

Hunas Falls, Kandy

Hunnas Falls is tucked away in a small village that is located approximately 22 km from Kandy. Considered to be one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Kandy, Hunas Falls is also a popular honeymoon destination. The waterfall vicinity also houses multiple hotels that are easily accessible from Kandy.

4. Rathna Ella, Kandy

Rathna Ella, Kandy

Located in Hasalaka, Rathna Ella is the 14th highest waterfall (111 meters) in the country. A popular trekking destination, visitors would have to undertake a 3-km trek along the water channel bracketed by lush green forests to reach the falls.

5. Asupini Ella Falls, Kandy

Asupini Ella Falls, Kandy

Asupini Ella located in Aranayake, Mawanella is 43 km from Kandy. Surrounded by thickets of greenery, this attraction provides a scenic view. As the road leading to the falls is in poor condition, it can be challenging to access Asupini Ella Falls at times.

6. Kadiyanlena Falls , Kandy

Kadiyanlena Falls , Kandy

Situated 47 km from Kandy, Kadiyanalena Falls is approximately a 2-hour journey from Kandy.

7. Galboda Falls , Kandy

Galboda Falls , Kandy

Located along the connecting railway lines between Colombo and Badulla, Galboda Falls is can be reached only via train as there is no proper developed road system.

8. Sudugala Falls, Kandy

Sudugala Falls, Kandy

Located 40 km away from Kandy, the Sudugala Falls is located on the Samanalagama Road in the Nawalapitiya area close to the Heightenford railway platform. Also known as Heightenford Falls and Galpoththa Ella Falls, the waterfall ends in a 2-feet deep wide shallow pool.

9. Saree Ella Waterfall, Kandy

Saree Ella Waterfall, Kandy

Located in Gomara village, 30 km from Kandy, Saree Ella Waterfall is approximately an hour-long journey to reach. Resembling the pallu of a saree, this waterfall provides mesmerising views.

10. Jodu Ella Waterfall, Kandy

Jodu Ella Waterfall, Kandy

Located in Gomara, Jodu Ella Waterfall is approximately 36 km from Kandy. Also known as ‘Bambarella Knuckles falls’, this twin-falls have identical lengths of 45 meters and cascade simultaneously from both ends of the mountain into the Mahaweli River via Hulu Ganga River. A kilometer’s trek is needed to reach the falls.

11. Huluganga Falls, Kandy

Huluganga Falls, Kandy

Huluganaga falls is located in a rustic town of the same name. Situated 30kms away Kandy, the falls is approximately an hour to an hour and a half journey to reach.

What can be more alluring than witnessing the majestic glory of the natural waterfalls? Do visit these majestic waterfalls in Kandy to enjoy a refreshing vacation.

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