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Ella Rock

Ella Main Street | NECS-Nature Exploration and Conservation Society Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Private Guided Hike to Ella Rock
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“train tracks” (86 reviews)
“wrong direction” (21 reviews)
“small bridge” (21 reviews)
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Ella Main Street | NECS-Nature Exploration and Conservation Society Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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"train tracks"
in 86 reviews
"wrong direction"
in 21 reviews
"small bridge"
in 21 reviews
"eucalyptus trees"
in 12 reviews
"right direction"
in 26 reviews
"tea plantation"
in 69 reviews
"local guide"
in 30 reviews
"turn left"
in 12 reviews
"main path"
in 15 reviews
"black bridge"
in 14 reviews
"nice hike"
in 51 reviews
"wrong turn"
in 14 reviews
"high grass"
in 11 reviews
"follow the path"
in 20 reviews
"bit lost"
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"old man"
in 12 reviews
"amazing views"
in 45 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You should definitely visit Ella Rock! It’s more than wonderful. Also go to other viewpoints on the top (there’s more than one) Online there are some good instructions how to get there as a solo traveller, make some screenshots and you’ll be fine. Btw, I...More

Thank Arjen2015
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Here are some points you should know before you do Ella Rock. 1. It’s a steep rocky climb. Majority of the hike is fine, however when you get to the bottom of Ella Rock it’s a very steep gradient up. It lasts about 30-40mins. 2....More

Thank Fiona85
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this walk quite frustrating. There a number of tracks and they’re all very narrow, muddy and slippery. There’s no signs telling you where to go and the view at the top is alright but very similar to Little Adams Peak. I wouldn’t do...More

Thank MCCRLJS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight of my trip to Sri Lanka - Beautiful Ella! I went with a local guide 'Nimbal' We left at 4am, a million stars in the sky, walked along the railway track in the dark, monks chanting echoing through the valley. The climb for...More

Thank kris A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read about the challenging trek to Ella rock. We got down at Kithalella station. Hired a young local boy as a guide. He was a confident and chatty little fellow, who could speak some basic English speaking skills. Thanks to him, we climbed...More

Thank SuPrIyA J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trek is not easy to find but we find a local guy who lives in the area to show us the way and we gave him money. Because we were a lost at the beginning. The view from the top was incredible! And the...More

Thank Fera657
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A solid hike, that requires a decent level of fitness. The walk starts along the train tracks, winding up gradually (and relatively moderately) through the tea plantations. As you near the summit the climb steepens and intensifies, with the path becoming rockier and more difficult...More

1  Thank AllyVCT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our driver to Ella Rock. We got a bit lost at first, but the walk up was amazing and very varied! Lots of rock scrambling involved and a moderate level of fitness required towards the top. The views going up were amazing!!!...More

Thank Anna M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hike up requires mild exertion closer to the top, can be easily achieved if you have a moderate level of fitness. Go early to see the valley and avoid the fog & rain. BE WARNED - There is no signage directing you to the...More

2  Thank andykakadu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ella rock sits about 1000m from Ella. It is best to get a guide for sunrise hike because the view will be greatly rewarded! Doing a day hike is possible because the journey is about 10km but the route is not really well paved and...More

2  Thank KelineT
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FyshyD
10 March 2018|
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Response from BlackAzazel666 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely too exhausting in my opinion. Adams peak on the other side should be doable and the view is just as great
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Harry375
20 October 2017|
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Response from Rivon94 | Reviewed this property |
The shorter route might take 3 1/2 - 4 hours and the longer route would take roughly 5 hours up and down. However longer route has the best views, so it's up to you to decide !
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Carpediem1933
6 January 2017|
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Response from Shashika Been F | Reviewed this property |
Tricky Question ,if they are use to climbing yes ,but will need plenty of help from others or each other ,if you climb slowly from start and take plenty of rest it can be done ,recommend to take a train ride to near ella... More
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