Journey Duration:- 3-4 Hours
Distance: 10km (approx.)
Entrance Fee: Not applicable( Free of charge)
Ella rock is a cliff situated about 7-8 KM’a away from the city called Ella.
Time to visit Ella Rock:
Trekking during the day time may tiring. Therefore, start the journey in the early morning. More early you start the best view you see at the top of Ella Rock.
How to get to Ella Rock:
If you are starting the journey from the Ella city you need to get to Kithal ella first. Kithaella is located about 3 kilometers from Ella city. You can take a Tuk Tuk(Three wheeler Taxi) from Ella city. If not you may take a walk though the Ella-Bandarawela Railway track. Once you walk about 4 kilometers you may get to the Kithalella Railway station. You need to keep walking to the same direction. After about 5 mins walk you will find a sign board directing towards Ella rock. There will be hikers (Both Local and foreigners) on the way. You may seek their help in case you come across a difficulty in finding the path.
You may also refer the below link for complete guide on finding the path to Ella Rock https://www.atlasandboots.com/travel-blog/ella-rock-how-to-hike-it-yourself/
What to expect:
Gradient is not too steep. On the way you may see tea plantations, train Tracks and countryside. Landscape views are stunning. Don’t forget to carry a camera as you can take some breathtaking photos.
Things to Carry:
Water Bottle,Rain Jackets,Sunblock Cream, High Loose trousers,Insect Repellent, Trekking Shoes