Private tour

From Ella: Bambarakanda & Lanka Ella Falls Hike with Lunch

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From Ella: Bambarakanda & Lanka Ella Falls Hike with Lunch

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From US$ 80 per person

Hike to Bambarakanda and Lanka Ella Falls on this day trip from Bandarawela or Ella. Stop at Lanka Ella Falls for a picnic lunch with a chilled beer and take a refreshing swim.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is from most centrally located hotels in Bandarawela and Ella.
Private group


  • Have the chance to take a refreshing swim in the river at Lanka Ella Falls
  • Relax at Lanka Ella Falls with a delicious picnic lunch and a chilled beer
  • Capture pictures of Bambarakanda waterfall to share with your friends
  • Get a taste of life in the countryside as you pass by villages and tea fields
  • Be picked up and dropped off directly at your accommodation in Ella
Full description

Pass through small mountain villages and valleys on this hiking day trip to Bambarakanda and Lanka Ella Falls. Admire views of the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka with a sheer drop of a 263 meters at Bambarakanda waterfall.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Bandarawela or Ella. Sit back and take in the scenic countryside on the way to the starting point of your hike.

Follow your guide through rugged terrain, tiny mountain villages, waterfalls, tea fields, and valleys. Stop for a break with some light refreshments while admiring the beauty of the surrounding nature.

Continue on your hike to Bambarakanda waterfall. Have some time to snap pictures of the waterfall before making your way to Lanka Ella Falls, which is less frequented by travelers.

Arrive at Lanka Ella Falls and take dip in the cool water of the river. Eat a packed picnic lunch on the riverbank and sip on a chilled beer. Leave Lanka Ella Falls and reach the end point of your hike. Relax on the trip back to your accommodations in Bandarawela or Ella.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • A beer
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants 12 and older must present physical or digital proof that they've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children between 5-11 years old must present proof that they've received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine and be accompanied by a vaccinated adult meeting the theater's entry requirements. Guests whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the performance date must also present either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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