Rent a tuktuk in Ella, Sri Lanka!

Ella is a small town in the Badulla District in Sri Lanka. It is approximately 200Km east of Colombo. The area has a rich biodiversity, dense with numerous varieties of Flora and Fauna.

Ella

Ella is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than the surrounding lowlands, due to its elevation. One of the main touristy location at the moment

How to book a tuktuk in Ella

  1. RESERVE YOUR TUKTUK.
  2. Check your mail inbox for the confirmation email.
  3. Upload your license details through the link in the email.
  4. Get ready at your requested booking time at Silver Dale Hotel & Restaurant (Bandarawela) the designated tuktukrental.com meeting point.

Need more help? Email us at HELLO@TUKTUKRENTAL.COM or call/WhatsApp us on +94 772928618 and we’ll answer any of your questions! 

Sights in Ella/Bandarawala

Little Adam’s Peak

Go on a hike to Little Adam’s Peak, it will get you around 15 minutes to get to the top you can enjoy the view over the valley, which is just breathtaking. For the location to Little Adam’s Peak click here.

Nine Arch Bridge

This now world-famous bridge is just outside of Ella town. With a small 30 minute walk through the jungle, you will reach a piece of beautiful architecture hidden between lush green tea fields. For the location to the Nine Arch Bridge click here.

Lipton’s Seat

Lipton’s seat is a panoramic viewpoint in Sri Lanka where Sir Thomas Lipton used to sit and contemplate his plantation with its stony landscape and green tea bushes. For the location to Lipton’s Seat click here.

Diyaluma Falls

Diyaluma Falls is 220m high and the second-highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. It’s about an hour’s drive out of Ella. For the location to Diyaluma Falls click here.

Ella Rock

Ella Rock should be on your bucket list as it is one place you get some dashing panoramic views in Sri Lanka. Little Adam’s peak is a laugh compared to this one. It takes 2 hours to hike from bottom to top. For the location to Ella Rock click here.

Food & Drinks

Cafe Chill

Amazing food, like the name says it’s a chilled spot most popular place in town. It would cost around $8 per person. For more information about this cafe click here.

AK Ristoro

This restaurant is a bit off the main street.They serve Italian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Fusion cuisines. It would cost around $10 per person. For more information on this restaurant click here.

In Reincarnation

This Mexican restaurant offers super tasty taco & wraps. They also have vegetarian and vegan options. It would cost around $6 per person. For more information on this restaurant click here.

Adam’s Breeze

Located near little Adam’s Peak is a super tasty Sri Lankan food restaurant. They also have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. It would cost around $5 per person. For the location of this restaurant click here.

MozzaarElla

This restaurant offers authentic Italian and European cuisines. They also have vegetarian and vegan options. It would cost around $8 per person. For more information on this restaurant click here.

Accommodation

Bunk Station Hostel

A modern and sociable hostel in a good location. It’s the perfect place for social backpackers who are looking for a friendly, laid-back, quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Call them directly and get a 15% discount when you rent a tuktuk from tuktukrental.com.

Ella Escapade Hostel

A beautiful hotel in a convenient location just a few minutes walk to the main village and restaurants. It will cost you $78 for two people which includes a continental breakfast. For the location to the hotel click here, you can call them directly and get a 10% discount when you rent a tuktuk from tuktukrental.com.

Hangover Hostels Ella

They have hostels around the country, giving backpackers an unforgettable holiday experience and an opportunity to truly find their freedom. Use the tuktukrental.com promo “TukLife” and get a 15% discount, to check their website click here.

Ella Hide View

The location is just breathtaking, with a beautiful view of Ella Rock and small Ravana Waterfall. It would cost $63 for two people which include a full English breakfast. For the location to this hotel click here.

Lucky Star Ella

An absolutely stunning view. An array of activities can be enjoyed on-site or in the surroundings, including hiking. It would cost around $36 for two people which includes breakfast. For the location to this hotel click here.

Ella Okreech Cottage

Just a 6-minute walk from Ella train station. A number of restaurants and cafes can be found within a 5 to 10-minute walk. It would cost $30 for two people. For the location of this hotel click here.

HOW TO GET TO ELLA FROM COLOMBO

How to get to Ella from Colombo by train

From Colombo, Train Station take the Badulla train and get off at the Ella station. The view is just breathtaking. It will cost you Rs650 for the first class tickets (which will guarantee you a seat).

How to get to Ella from Colombo by bus

Take the bus from Colombo Fort Station. Get down from Kumbalwela junction. From the Kumbalwela junction to Ella it’s about 5Km, you could take a tuktuk from there which will cost you less than Rs500.

How to get to Ella from Colombo by taxi

You can hire a taxi from Colombo to Ella, which is the fastest option but expensive. It will cost you around Rs19000.

How to book a tuktuk in Ella

  1. RESERVE YOUR TUKTUK.
  2. Check your mail inbox for the confirmation email.
  3. Upload your license details through the link in the email.
  4. Get ready at your requested booking time at the designated tuktukrental.com meeting point.

Need more help? Email us at HELLO@TUKTUKRENTAL.COM or call/WhatsApp us on +94 772928618 and we’ll answer any of your questions!

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