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Bopath Ella (Bopath Falls)

Kuruwita, Sri Lanka
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Great falls but tricky walk over rocks

A very popular place for locals and a dramatic Waterfall. You need to wade through a river and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Somerset, United Kingdom
via mobile
Gift from mother f nature

Niz plc to visit..u hv to cross d river to reach waterfall..also u can swim near the waterfall or... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Sameera V
via mobile
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This water fall is also identified as one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Sri Lanka. Since the shape of the cascade is similar to a 'Bo' leave (Ficus Religiosa), the fall has given its name. It is formed with Kuruganga River originated from Samanala Kanda (Adam's peak) range of mountains. Since the annual rain fall received by the catchments area of the fall is more than 5000mm, the average flow of the fall is not less than 6 cubic meters per second.
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Kuruwita, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very popular place for locals and a dramatic Waterfall. You need to wade through a river and clamber over rocks to get a good view of the waterfall. The locals are very helpful and warn you when you are nearing dangerous areas. Worth a...More

Thank Pipcday
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Niz plc to visit..u hv to cross d river to reach waterfall..also u can swim near the waterfall or river...

Thank Sameera V
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

An awesome waterfall located near colombo. 1.5hrs drive through avissawella road. Near waterfall have to drive through off road and small roads. Bike is suitable than cars. 20rs ticket for locals 100 for foreigner. You should navigate ur way to up then u can have...More

Thank Dinesh B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The falls are beautiful. But what puts you off is the Large sign boards. It says Entry for foreign guests Rs 100/- and Locals Rs 20/- . Why ? Is this not Natures Gift to us

Thank ransome e
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

It wasn't difficult to reach this place. We visited there from a private vehicle. There is a entry ticket which you'll have to pay at the gate. Cost about 100rs for a foreigner. For a local adult its 20rs. Try to visit the fall by...More

Thank Dilshan M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The waterfall itself is high up and far away but some of the cool water cascades to a very large bathing area. It is very safe and calm during the dry season but there is a lot of water during the rainy seasonand it can...More

Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is the closest large scale waterfall to Colombo.A famous place among locals and foreigners too. But the place got dirty by the travelers.

Thank Tharaka D
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A gift from mother nature that polluted by human being. Some times the fall may get rough due to the rain in upper areas. Take care when you go to the center.

Thank Tharaka D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

really beutiful falls - two ways to access - through the forest - easier route, through the rocks - difficult route. but the views at the end are simply stunning. caution - slippery, flash floods possible

2  Thank dineshpr1980
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very beautiful and attractive place. But travelers have to pay more attention about dumping garbage. we have to keep this beautiful place clean.

Thank sumsri999
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