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20 Attractions to Explore Near Dunhinda Falls

Dunhinda Falls
Dunhinda FallsMahiyangana Rd, Sri Lanka

The waterfall is located about 5 km from Badulla in Uva Province, Sri Lanka. It is 64 meters high. The waterfall is formed in the Badulu Oya Revier.

Nearby Attractions

Nine Arch Bridge
Nine Arch Bridge15.61 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

It is also called the bridge in the sky, a viaduct bridge near the small town of Ella. It is one of the examples of colonial-era railway structures in the country. The bridge's construction is generally attributed to a local Ceylonese builder, P. K. Appuhami, in consultation with British engineers.

Little Adam's Peak
Little Adam's Peak17.10 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

It is located in Ella and has its name from the Holy Mountain "Adam's Peak" because of the similarity in the shape. To go there, you need to travel to Ella, a gorgeous small town and hike through gorgeous tea plantations.

Ella Rock
Ella Rock18.52 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Around 8km from Ella town and 50 minutes walking, you will reach this rock, 1,041 meters above the sea. It is a great destination for hiking and discovering beautiful scenaries in the way.

Rawana Falls
Rawana Falls19.64 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Ravana Falls is famous waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is one of the widest falls in the country and the waterfall is about 25 m in height. It falls from part of the Ravana Ella Wildlife Sanctuary, located 6 km away from the local railway station at Ella. According to the Indian epic, the Ramayana, it is said that Ravana (who was the king of Sri Lanka at the time) had kidnapped princess Sita, and hid her in the caves behind this waterfall.

Lipton's Seat
Lipton's Seat26.81 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

The Lipton’s Seat is one of Sri Lanka's most impressive viewpoints. Dambatenna Tea factory is close to the famous Lipton Seat viewpoint, that built in 1890 by the Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton.

Lake Gregory
Lake Gregory32.17 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Gregory Lake is a reservoir located in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. The lake was constructed in 1873, in the era of the British and was named after Sir William Gregory. You can rent a bicycle or a boat and explore the lake, there are also a few restaurants around the lake.

Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya
Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya36.99 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

It is an old Buddhist temple in the Uva Province that consists of seven statues that are dated back to the 10th century. The huge Buddha statue still bears traces of its original stuccoed robe. The name means the rock of Buddhist Sculptures.

Horton Plains National Park
Horton Plains National Park37.01 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

It is a national park located 2,100–2,300 meters above sea leavel, in the central highlands in Sri Lanka and designated in 1988. It has a richly diverse ecosystem and many species spotted here are endemic to the region.

Knuckles Mountain Range
Knuckles Mountain Range45.90 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Knuckles Mountain Range lies 39 km north of Kandy. This place has nature and wildlife. You can see groups of rare birds and wild animals, it is the ideal place for hiking and camping due to the climate and the nature that dominates the place.

Gal Oya Valley National Park
Gal Oya Valley National Park50.83 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Gal Oya National Park, established in 1954 serves as the main catchment area to collecting water for Senanayake Samudraya, the largest lake in Sri Lanka. An important feature of the Gal Oya National Park is its elephant herd that can be seen throughout the year.

Hanthana Mountain Sri Lanka
Hanthana Mountain Sri Lanka54.95 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Hanthana Mountain Range is in the south-west of Kandy city, it is an ideal place for hikers andcampers. There are seven peaks and each peak will offer a magnificent view of Kandy city.

Ceylon Tea Museum
Ceylon Tea Museum55.14 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Ceylon Tea Museum located in the south of Kandy. It has a library, exhibits that showcases very old equipments, also a tea café. The place has been converted from an old abandoned factory to a museum by the Sri Lankan Tea Council and the Sri Lankan Farmers Association.

Kandy Lake
Kandy Lake55.59 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Kandy Lake is an artificial lake built-in 1807. It is one of the most popular places in Kandy city, the perfect place to spend quiet time. You can do many activities such as walking under the trees and watching birds, you can also rent a boat and take a tour of the lake.

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic55.80 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Temple of Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple, in Kandy city in the royal complex. This temple is considered as one of the most important temples for Buddhist because it has a sacred room which houses Buddha's tooth.

Old Royal Palace Kandy
Old Royal Palace Kandy55.90 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Royal Palace Of Kandy was built in 1357, it was the main residence for the Sri Lankan kings. You will get the opportunity to take a tour and enjoy the sections of the palace and its installations, including the palace rooms and temples.

Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya
Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya58.59 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Royal Botanical Gardens attracts around 2 million visitors annually. The garden includes 4000 different types of plants and trees, and It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden is located on the western side of Kandy, near the Mahaweli River.

Sembuwatta Lake
Sembuwatta Lake61.54 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Sembuwatta Lake is a large man-made lake created of natural spring water. The lake is surrounded by beautiful trees, there is also a natural swimming pool next to the lake.

Lunugamvehera National Park
Lunugamvehera National Park64.02 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Located in the south of Sri Lanka, it was designated in 1995 to be a national park to protect the catchment Lunugamvehera reservoir and its wildlife. This national park is an essential place for water birds and elephants.

Sri Pada / Adam's Peak
Sri Pada / Adam's Peak66.39 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Adam's Peak is located 2,243 meters above sea leavel in the south of central Sri Lanka. It is known for as Sri Pada, a sacred footprint, a 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Hanuman or Shiva, and in some Islamic and Christian traditions that of Adam, or that of St. Thomas.

Bambarakiri Ella
Bambarakiri Ella66.65 KMs away from Dunhinda Falls

Bambarakiri Ella waterfalls lies in the Knuckles Mountain Range. The area is home to different varieties of birds and butterflies. There is a suspension bridge stretching over the falls from where you can enjoy panoramic views.