Alongside the breath taking views of Ella rock there are so much of things to do. The fascinating area is very famous for yoga, site seeing, camping (You have to get the permission) and hiking. Hiking to Ella rock is averagely difficult ( Hiking Beginners). It takes you 1hour 1.5 hour to the peak from the Kithal-ella station and 3-4 hour trek from Ella station. It’s best to be at the rock at 6.00am where you can see the sun kiss the face of the rock and give a ‘Hi’ to a brand new day. With the Saying for your own safety you must be cautious when going close to the edges of the rock even though you want to badly see what it looks like down or an intention to take a cool selfie DON’T!!. Wind gusts can suddenly push you off the hill and take your happily started journey a whole lot sadder.
- Open Hours – Always Open
- Recommended Time – 5.30 am – 6.00am at the peak for watching sun rise
- Bandaranaike International Airport to Ella Rock -(via Colombo – Batticaloa Hwy/A4 rd) – About 210km (About 5 – 6 hr )
- Tangalle to Ella Rock-(via Colombo – Hambantota – Wellawaya rd) – About 137.4km (About 2hr 50min)
- Kandy to Ella Rock – (via Mahaweli Raja Mawatha/B492 and Mahiyangana Rd/B36)– About 139km (About 3h 40min)
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