Hill Country

Devon falls

Devon falls is situated in the Nuwara Eliya district. It has been named after a pioneer English tea planter named Devon. His plantation was situated near this waterfall. This striking waterfall 97 meters in height is situated on the Kotmale Oya River.

Lovers Leap Fall

This beautiful 30m high Lovers Leap fall in Nuwara Eliya is incipient of the streams and brooks of Sri Lanka’s highest mountain, the Piduruthalagala (2524m). It flows over hard granite ledges and the water is collected in a tank and used for drinking.

Kande Ela Reservoir

Kande Ela Reservoir is is a tranquil lake surrounded by hills from on side and the Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve from the other side on the route to Pattipola from Nuwara Eliya. The lake also known as Meepilimana Reservoir is situated about 10km or 30 minute drive from Nuwara Eliya on the route to Horton Plains is an ideal place to spend few hours on a trip to Nuwara Eliya.

Mohini Ella

The cascading water of the 30m Mohini Ella Falls is said to resemble the flowing locks of a woman. However, superstitious villagers avoid going near it after dark, fearing that a female devil by the name of Mohini (hence the fall’s name) inhabits the area.

Castlereagh Reservoir

The reservoir looks like something straight out of a fairytale: from a distance, the cool waters have an aquamarine tinge to it- which looks even more stunning when encircled by the green mountains- but the closer you get it becomes apparent the water is actually crystal clear.

Bambarakanda Falls

Bambarakanda has a trail available for interested hikers to climb to the top of the falls. The crest has a beautiful miniature waterfall and a large pool which feeds the main falls.

Ramboda Falls

This unique and beautiful sight can be seen at the Pussellawa area of Nuwara Eliya, at the Ramboda Pass. The Ramboda Falls in Sri Lanka or Ramboda Ella or Puna Ella as these falls are called is created from Puna Oya, a tributary of Kothmale Oya.

Thotupola Kanda

Thotupola Kanda is also referred to as the Thotupola Peak by the natives. The peak is a part of the Horton Plains National Park.


Kirigalpoththa is the 2nd highest Mountain of Sri Lanka after Pidurutalagala. With a peak elevation of 2,388 meters above sea level.


Pidurutalagala is the tallest peak of Sri Lanka. The Pidurutalagala height is 2,524 m. It is easily distinguishable from almost all the areas in Central Province.

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