Ella is beautiful hill country and is one of the most quaint and beautiful places in Sri Lanka. It offers great opportunity for trekkers to explore the neighbouring areas. You can make Ella you base and go for short or long treks. Ella is worth a visit to enjoy the scenic beauty this little town has to offer and the historic attractions that one can catch around.
1. The Ella Gap right close to which the village is situated, gives you the perfect view to wake up to with its 1000m vertical drop.
2. Ella received electricity only in 1984. It had no electricity anywhere before that!
3. On a clear day, one can see right upto the eastern seas more than a 100 kms away!