Oolu Ella

Oolu Ella is the 6th tallest waterfall in the country and the tallest in the Kegalle District. This is also the highest waterfall in connected to the Kelani River.

Distance from Airport : 82km

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The source of the waterfall is Wee Oya originating from the 1200 meter Baranawa mountain. Villagers saying that this water fall get its name from the likeness it has to the white Olu flower. According to the villagers, the waterfall get fulled with water during the rainy season.

Facilities
Around Oolu Falls there are good accommodation with food & beverages & you can experience great eco tours, Photography, Off – Road Driving, Cycling, Filming, Hiking, Natural Bath, etc.
You can reach to Oolu falls from Colombo via (Hatton Road), Avissawella, Karawanella –Yatiyantota – Pelempitiya Road (65.2 km)
Or you cKan reach from Kandy via Kadugannawa, Ussapitiya, Hettimulla, Karawanella - Yatiyantota - Pelampitiya Road (82.3 km)

Surrounding
Cemetery of King Seethawaka Rajasinghe, Barandy Kovil Hindu Temple, Wee Oya Ella Falls, Malalpola Ella Falls, Kitul Ella Falls, Punagala Ella Falls, Gorok Ella Falls, Ktauwel Ella Fall, Pinnawala Open Zoo, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake, Kandy Perahara Festival (July - August), National Museum Kandy, Ambakke Temple, Ambuluwawa, Asgiri Maha Temple, Gadaladeniya Temple, Kadugananwa, Tea States, Lankathilaka Temple, Mlawathu Maha temple, Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Degaldoruwa Rajamaha Temple, Devales, Digana Forest, Hindu Shrines, Horton Plains, Old Royal Palace, Knuckles Mountain Range, Kandy Elephant Orphanage, Udawatte Kele Royal Sanctuary, Kandy City Center, Heeloya Tourism Village & Tea Museum are the other interesting locations to see around Oolu falls

Hotels Nearest
Olu Ella Inn, Kithulgala Rest House, The Plantation Hotel, Royal River Resort, Queen's Hotel, Freedom Lodge, Kandy City Hotel, Ozo Kandy, Grand Kandyan Hotel, Nature Walk Resort, The Secret Kandy, Hotel Hilltop, Amaara Sky Hotel Kandy, Theva Residency, Grand Kandy Villa, Tourmalaine Hotel

Category
Water Falls, Sri Lanka, Nature, Bio Diversity, Nature Walks, Bathing, Photographs, Paintings, Cycling.