Distance from Belihuloya – 41.6 km (1 hour 12 minutes)
Introduction to Duwili Ella
Duwili Ella is situated in Thanjantenna village in the Ratnapura district. It is 40 meters in height and is also called “Walawe Ganga East Falls”. The name “Duwili” means dust in Sinhala which depicts the water spray emanating from the waterfall. The waterfall is situated about 4 km away from the nearest town of Balangoda.
Beauty of Duwili Ella
It is a beautiful waterfall away from the usual crowd of locals and tourists. The waterfall plunges several meters on to a beautiful river. The water level goes up fast at Duwili Ella, so it is dangerous to bathe here. The route to Duwili Ella waterfall is a scenic one with amazing surrounding views.
Getting to Duwili Ella
From Belihuloya travel along the Colombo – Batticaloa Highway and then along the Kaltota Road passing Balangoda and Kahatapitiya up to Kaltota. Then Turn to Duwili Ella Road to reach the Duwili Ella waterfall.