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Ella Rock

Ella Main Street, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Private Guided Hike to Ella Rock
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Ella Main Street, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is not a hard one, it takes only a couple of hours but you will get a marvellous view. Also, keep in mind there are two view points on the top. Regarding the path, we went with a guide and it we think it...More

Thank AugustusGi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hike was totally worth it. The view is amazing and it’s not to difficult. Be careful that locals do not point you in the wrong direction. Go early in the morning for best view. In the afternoon it gets too cloudy.

Thank Marjolein V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

With a good gps and a gps trace you can do the hike by yourself. If you do so, ignore the local people telling you that you are going to die falling off the cliff. You need good shoes as the end part is really...More

Thank Borissov06
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely 4 hour return trip, it's an easy climb until the last bit but it's all worth it for the views

Thank never_st0p_m0ving
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from the Village View Homestay (the best accommodation) and walked along the track and then up the side of Ella Rock to reach the peak. We left at around 4:15 and caught sunrise but would leave about 3:45 next time just so you...More

3  Thank jake d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A rewarding hike with views over the valley and Ella below. We set off at 8:30 am and although it wasn't really hot I would recommend an hour earlier for a more pleasant temperature. The upper slopes are covered in gum trees and actually feels...More

Thank Ross P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this beautiful walk with our 7 and 12 year olds. We followed a route suggested by someone from our hotel that goes past the waterfall when you come off the railway tracks. While it is lovely to see the water this is where...More

4  Thank travelling40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk with stunning view at the top. Very steep and slippy in places . Clear path on the way down but at the bottom, people followed us and told us that we were going the wrong way to confuse us. The men were very...More

2  Thank mikelambertmike
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great walk even from the start at the kithal ella railway station..through the rocky path and tree cover. It's worth a hike to get the great views of Ravana ella and Mini adam's peak

Thank Isuru P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this month i went to the ella rock there are ways to claim the ella rock only few people know about this. one is forest route, other one is normal route. ella is the super place to claim the mountain. more information and free guides...More

2  Thank Rock J
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20 October 2017|
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Response from Rivon94 | Reviewed this property |
The shorter route might take 3 1/2 - 4 hours and the longer route would take roughly 5 hours up and down. However longer route has the best views, so it's up to you to decide !
5 January 2017|
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Response from Shashika Been F | Reviewed this property |
Tricky Question ,if they are use to climbing yes ,but will need plenty of help from others or each other ,if you climb slowly from start and take plenty of rest it can be done ,recommend to take a train ride to near ella... More
7 November 2016|
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Response from Shashika Been F | Reviewed this property |
i climbed it month ago ,on October ,it was dry as hell .now days there is rain so i think it will be tricky climb , good luck