Influenced by its colonial history and nestled amongst dense, lush forestation, Bandarawela is known to be a base for eco-tourism in Sri Lanka. This popular destination offers plenty of adventurous things to do to keep oneself entertained during a few night’s stay. Apart from simply unwinding in quiet luxury at Dutch House Bandarawela, why not set off on an adventure to explore the region’s famed spots? Such as the quaint town of Ella, where you can experience the gorgeous vistas of hillside tranquillity combined with breath-taking views. Another attraction around the area that you must visit during your time here is the Ravana Ella or Little Adam ‘s Peak located among the island’s lush central highlands. Among the plentiful things to do in Bandarawela, one could also hike to the famous Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, wander around tea gardens and possibly stop to admire the famous Diyalumaor Ravana Falls, along with a visit to an important heritage site; the Dowa Temple.


A quaint town nestled among the hills of central Sri Lanka, Ella is the new favourite spot for the adventurous tourists and locals, alike.

Diyaluma Falls

Diyaluma Falls is a must-visit for avid fall hoppers and hikers.

Demodara Nine Arch Bridge

Paying a visit to the Demodara Nine Arch Bridge is a definite must when travelling to the scenic hill-country of Sri Lanka

Ravana Falls

The significant landmark associated with the Ramayana legend, Ravana Falls is the epitome of nature and history.

Little Adam's Peak

Reward yourself with panoramic vistas of the surrounding region with a hike up Little Adam’s Peak.

Ella Rock

Treat yourself to a spectacular sunrise over misty mountains with a hike up to Ella Rock.

Kithal Ella Falls

Take a cooling dip at the Kithal Ella Falls after an arduous hike back from Ella Rock.


A rather unique holiday location bordering the hill country, the diverse biodiversity and extraordinary views across Haputale make it a town worth visiting.

Lipton's Seat

Feel on top of the world at Lipton’s seat!

Adisham Monastery

Pay a visit to the charming Adisham Monastery and be transported back in time.

Dambatenne Tea Factory

Visit Dambatenne Tea factory, for an insightful demonstration of the tea-making process.

Worlds End

World's End in the hilly region of Sri Lanka, gifts you with the most scenic of views.