Waterfalls & lush green hills

This area of outstanding beauty is also a place of historical importance. In 1875, the Prince of Wales visited this area and was so impressed with the water quality. The building of the Labugama reservoir is thought to have been inspired by this.

Location: Thummodara
Distance from Colombo city: 42 km

Trip type Day hike 
Trail route type Point-to-point 
Length 8 km
Elevation at trailhead 69 m 
Elevation at trail-end 67 m 
Cumulative elevation gain 478 m
Level Moderate to challenging
Group size 4 to 8
Pick-up point Boardwalk restaurant car park, Waters Edge, Kotte – 07:00
Drop-off point Boardwalk restaurant car park, Waters Edge, Kotte – 17:00
Inclusions Trek guide/transport to Labugama and back/lunch/water/trail snacks
Exclusions Breakfast/transport to the pick-up point
When December to April & July to September


Waterfalls: Rumudu Ella / Elle Uda Ella & Sitawaka Wet zone Botanic Gardens

What to wear

Walking shoes with a good grip and ankle support
Long pants/Bermuda shorts 
Shirt/t-shirt/casual tops

What to put in your backpack

Sunglasses & sun protection cream
Hand towel
Small trash bag
Light waterproof jacket (k-way) – depending on the weather
Plastic bags – to keep your phone/camera dry
Emergency phone numbers
Copy of your ID or passport
Basic first aid kit

N° of persons  4-6 7-8
per person  $55 $45

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