Huluganga Ella Waterfall in Knuckles Mountain Range

Huluganga Ella is one of the waterfalls locate in Knuckles Mountain Range. It’s so much beautiful just like other waterfalls in Sri Lanka. This is also a recently famous travel destination due to social media. It’s not difficult to reach this place because the waterfall is located in a small town.



Huluganga Ella is located 30 km away from Kandy city. There you have fewer routes to reach this waterfall. But the most popular and recommended route is via Wattegama and Panwila. There are so many busses available to reach Wattegama town. Distance between Kandy and Wattegama is about 13 km. After reaching to wattegama, you have to select Bambarella bus from the stand. You should buy a ticket to Huluganga Town and its locate 18 km away from the wattegama. When you reach to Hulu gaga town, you will pass beautiful tea estates and mountains. There also have few roads to reach hulugaga from Rangala and Digana. But its ideal if you can ignore those roads due to their less infrastructure facilities.

It’s not difficult to find this waterfall because that is locating the town itself. You can watch this waterfall from the bridge of the town. But you must visit the bottom part of the fall to see its actual beauty.


Other Facts about the Huluganga Ella

The height of the waterfall is about 68 meters. It is carried lot of water due to entire Hulu Gaga cross via this waterfall. Therefore, it is too much width and spray water drops for long distance. You can reach near to the fall. But you have to buy a ticket for a small fee. There have two viewpoints near the fall to enjoy its attractiveness.

However, travelers can reach too near to the waterfall. But its danger in the rainy days. You can experience a cold breeze near it. Few places available to take nice photos and selfies. One of the most must following fact is that you should not try to bath here. Its danger and not ideal for any kind of water activity.

Huluganga Ella is made by Hulu River. This river combines to Mahaweli River in the Oruthota. There are so many batching places available in Hulu river near Narampanawa and Oruthota areas. Hulu River considers as one of the major branches in River Mahaweli.


Other Places to Visit Around Huluganga Ella 

There is another beautiful waterfall near this called ‘Thaliya Watuna Ella’. It is located on the Alakolawatta Tea estate. Distance between Huluganga Ella and Thaliya Watunu Ella is about 5 km. If you can further visit to the Bambarella area, You can see other three waterfalls in Knuckles Mountain Range. Gombaniya is another fabulous place for hiking/trekking in this area.




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