Distance from Ella – 1.9 km (4 minutes)
Ella Rock is a popular mountain for hiking and is situated on Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Highway in Ella. Hiking the Ella Rock offers stunning views from the peak of the mountain and is also the ideal place to watch the sunrise in Ella. The hike starts with walking on train tracks for around 20 to 30 minutes and then takes you up into a beautiful forest for about an hour before you reach the top at Ella Rock for some magnificent views. Hiking the Ella Rock is most noted for the sweeping views it provides.