Kandy to Mirissa via Ella is the popular travel routes selected by the visiting Tourists in Sri Lanka. Kandy, Ella and Mirissa should not be missed when you are visiting here. These three places have heavy tourist present than the other tourists destinations due to scenic views and activities. Kandy and Ella offers you nice views with cool climate as these two places are cool around the year. Mirissa is one of the world renowned beaches. So reserve your hotels as early as possible in these places, before your arrival..
Even if you don't have enough time to spend in Sri Lanka, atleast plan and take the Kandy to Ella to Mirissa trip. From the Colombo airport catch a taxi and land in Kandy. Go around Kandy as per your plan one or two days. In Kandy you can visit Sacred Tooth temple, spice gardens, botanical gardens, shop for Sri Lanka Gems and have soothing Ayurvedic massage in nearby Clinics. There are plenty of nice restaurants with authentic Srilanka dishes or any of your interested dish from verities of Chinese, Indian or Western dishes. Queens Hotel the British Era Hotel near to the Kandy Lake will offer you relaxing atmosphere.
In the meantime visit Kandy railway station to reserve your train ticket to Ella station. It can be arranged by your local travel agent too. Get your train ticket and keep with you till the journey ends. Kandy to Ella train route is very popular with the foreign tourists for its cool and beautiful surrounding throughout the journey. Greenery, mountains, Tea estates, Rubber plantations, bridges and many more things will keep your camera shutter working throughout the journey.
Kandy Esala Perahera of the Sri Dalada Maligawa satea are announced by the authorities. So the 2019 Esala Perahera festival the kap planting ceremony of the Perahera this time will be held on 2 August, 2019. The first Kumbal Perahera procession will proceed through the streets on 5th August 2019. The Randholi Perahera will begin on 10th of August 2019. Final Randholi Perahera is take place with the street parade on 14th August 2019.
Ella is one of the popular tourist destinations, and it is acclaimed all over the world for its scenic views. This is one of the pleasant, calm prevailing cool upcountry towns with a railway station that was built by the British. Many mountains surround around Ella, so it offers nice scenic views. A traveler can find hotels, guest houses and private homes for to rest here. Namunukula Mountain is located near to Ella. Ravana waterfall is too nearby to your holiday spot. Other important places near Ella are Ancient Ravana Temple and Ancient Dova Temple. Other than the world famous Demodara "Nine arch bridge" is located between Ella and Demodara railway stations.
Once you reach the old Ella railway station you can watch the British era bells, sirens and many other gadgets. These gadgets are still functioning perfectly after so many decades. There is lot of hotels and guest houses are available for to accommodate the visiting tourists. They offer best rooms with breakfast. Get here free Wi-Fi to communicate with your friends. Smell the morning breeze coming through the trees grown on the sides of the mountains. Humming birds and small animals like squirrels and many more interesting lives can be found around you.
Go for a walk in the lonely roads of Ella. Check the British era 7 arch bridge and adjoining caves. Many more interesting places are there around Ella. For the night time outing, you can find Night clubs, Party areas, Superb Restaurants and water holes. There is lot of banks offer ATM service, where you can easily withdraw money using the plastic card from your country bank account. From Colombo to Ella Distance by road is around 200 Km.
On Saturdays and Sundays,
The luxury train provides Five numbers of fully air conditioned compartments.
Leaving from Kandy: 07.40 a.m. Arrival at Ella: 13.28 p.m.
From Ella: 14.45 p.m. arrival in Kandy at 20.05 pm, Train's Number: 1033 and Number 1034 between Kandy and Colombo Fort on Saturdays and Sundays is back in operation fromAugust 2019. Train tickets can be reserved via mobile phones and from Kandy and Ella railway Stations.
Kandy-Ella ticket price is Rs.1,440/-
Kandy-Nanu Oya ticket price is Rs.1,150/-.
Once you had enough of this beautiful hill stations Kandy and Ella, you can prepare yourself for the beach fun, diving, wave riding and many more activities that are available at this popular beach resort Mirissa. From Ella you can catch a public bus or can hire a private car to reach this beach. Some tourists hire Tuk Tuk for fun ride up to Mirissa beach. If you are catching public bus, go up to Tissa (Thissamaharama) and then from their catch a bus that is going up to Mirissa. Ella to Mirissa is around 200 Km.
Tourists visiting Sri Lanka for holidays are required to have visitor visas in their passports except for those passport holders from Singapore, Maldives and Seychelles.
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