Distance from Colombo – 55 km (2 hours 38 minutes)
Puwakmale Falls is situated along the Deraniyagala – Malimbada Road in the Sabaragamuwa Province. It is 37 meters in height and has an amazing shrub jungle forming its backdrop.
Getting to Puwakmale Falls
From Colombo take the Meepe – Ingiriya Road and go past Watareka, Padukka and Ingiriya until Halwatura. Travel along the Deraniyagala – Malimbada road, past Magal Oya Road to Halwathura Oya. Cross the Catherine Oya Reservoir and enter the Ethulgala Nursery Division. From here, walk for 1 km through the tea bushes, past the Hindu kovil, to reach the Puwakmale Falls.