Mapalana Ella Falls

Mapalana Ella Falls are situated in Gilimale, Ratnapura.

Distance from Belihuloya – 79.7 km (2 hours 28 minutes)

Mapalana Ella Falls is situated in Gilimale, Ratnapura. It stands at a height of 141 meters. The fall consists of three segments and is served by a stream which originates from the Samanala Mountain Range. Legends says the fall gets this name from a regular bather here named “Maapaa”.

Getting to Mapalana Ella Falls

From Belihuloya travel along the Colombo – Batticaloa Highway passing Aluthnuwara, Balangoda and Opanayake up to Lellopitiya. Then travel along the Ratnapura-Wewelwatte Road up to Ratnapura to reach the Mapalana Ella Falls situated in Gilimale, Ratnapura.

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