Sri Lanka – 5 Things to do in beautiful Ella

Trip to Ella: To get from Weligama to Unawatuna, we took the Tuk Tuk to Mataram and from there the bus to Ella. The bus was 240 LKR p.p. (price Aug. 2016) The drive to Ella was already beautiful even the bus was absolutely full and when i say full, I mean full. People were Read More


Sri Lanka – Dhowa Rock Temple

The Dhowa Rock Temple dates back over 2000 years and is a protected heritage site + a hidden gem in the surroundings of Ella. I really enjoyed seeing it. The Dhowa Rock Temple (also known as Dowa Rajamaha Viharaya) is famous for the beautiful paintings and sculptures in the temple and of course for the Read More


Sri Lanka – Hilltop Pagoda

Driving around Ella on a scooter is a great way of seeing the surroundings and finding a few hidden gems. Along the tea tree plantations, forests, green fields and palm trees you will also find yourself enjoying the feeling of adventure and the lovely smell of the fresh air. We found the temple by accident on a Read More


Sri Lanka – UVA Halpewatte Tea Factory 

With the map that we got from our home stay it was easy to find the UVA Hallewatte Tea Factory but Ella is anyway not complicated to get around. The tea factory is in a massive old building up on a hill with an impressive view from the balcony that runs around the waiting hall/tea Read More


Sri Lanka – Hiking up little Adams Peak 

Little Adams Peak was recommended to us from a few people for it’s amazing views, easy hike and accessible from town . Hiking up Little Adams Peak is around 30-45 min and definitely easier as his big brother the Adam’s Peak with around 5-6 Hours and lots and lots of stairs. Also we heard if Read More