Distance from Nuwara Eliya – 73.2 km (2 hours 28 minutes)
Gartmore Falls is situated in the Maskeliya town of Nuwara Eliya. It is 25 meters in height and is also known as “Sri Pada Falls” or “Adam’s Peak Falls” since it is located close to the Sri Pada Holy Mountain. Gartmore waterfall, located inside the Gartmore Estate, falls on to the Maskeliya Reservoir. It is fed by two streams which join above the Gartmore falls. Each of these streams creates a waterfall before joining and lies inside the Gartmore Estate. These two waterfalls named Upper Gartmore Falls and Lower Gartmore Falls, in combination are called Gartmore Estate Waterfalls or Gartmore Falls.
Getting to Gartmore Falls
From Nuwara Eliya travel along the Avissawella – Hatton – Nuwara Eliya Highway and the Hatton – Maskeliya – Dalhousie Road passing Nanuoya, Kotagala, Hatton and Dickoya up to Maskeliya. At Maskeliya turn to Gartmore Road and travel along this route to reach the Gartmore Falls.