Hill country, Waterfalls & Mountain Ranges Sri Lanka

Diyaluma Falls

Just a few kilometres south of Wellawaya is Diyaluma, a towering waterfall – indeed the second tallest in the island – which like so many waterfalls has a tragic legend attached. Diyaluma, Sri Lanka’s second highest waterfall at 220m, features …
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Baker’s Falls

With a height of 20m, Baker’s Falls, are situated on the Belihul Oya within the Horton Plains National Park. Baker’s Falls plunge over a wide rock into a gorge filled with rhododendrons. This waterfall is named after Sir Samuel Baker, …
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Lakshapana Falls

Lakshapana Falls, at 126m the seventh highest in Sri Lanka, are situated on the Maskeliya Oya. Whereas the water once flowed copiously, the construction of a dam has reduced the flow. Nevertheless, this waterfall is still a magnificent sight. The …
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St Clair’s Falls

Among the waterfalls in Sri Lanka, St Clair’s Falls are unusual as they comprise a double cascade from different water sources. The biggest waterfall among the two, the Maha Ella which is 80m high, is situated on the Kotmale Oya. …
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Adam’s Peak

The Sacred character of this mountain-peak of 7,360ft and its legends has brought many a visitor from many lands like Alexander the Great, Marco Polo, Ibn Battua, on pilgrimage here. The trails and traditions along these routes are as old …
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Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is a city, in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The city name meaning is “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”. The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, …
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Knuckles Mountain Range Sri Lanka

The Knuckles Mountain Range covers parts of Kandy and Matale districts and is separated from the Central Hills by the Mahaveli Valley to the South and East and the Matale Valley to the West. Its name derived from its shape …
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