Ravana Falls is a famous waterfall in Sri Lanka, which got it’s after the Sri Lankan king Ravana. It is approximately 25m high and cascades into a large deep pool. It is a breath-taking beautiful waterfall with a huge water flow during the rainy season. However, during the dry season, the water of the fall decreases rapidly. The waterfall turns into a shape that resembles an areca flower with withering petals.
It is located in Ravana Ella wildlife sanctuary by the Ella-Wellawaya road. While most Srilankan waterfalls are hard to reach by vehicles and you need to walk steep pathways away from the main roads to see those beautiful waterfalls. But it is interesting that this waterfall is located just by a transit route and therefore easily accessible. Many waterfall lovers visit this beautiful Ravana Falls every day. Everyone would stop their vehicles for minutes or more to enjoy this amazing view before heading their way. Ravana falls is part of Ramayan trails in Sri Lanka. According to the folklore, there is a hidden passage from Ashok Vatika to this waterfall. Hence the princess, Sitha could visit the pond near the waterfall with her guards. Explorers recently found a hidden water pond near this waterfall. They believe it is the “Nil Diya Pokuna” aka Blue Water Pond that she used to bath.
360′ view from Google Maps