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Alakolagala Waterfall

  Province Uva
  District Badulla
  Nearest Town Koslanda
  Total height 30 m (99 ft)
  Number of drops -
  Watercourse Alokola oya, tributary in to Kirindo oya
  Island Height Ranking -

Introduction

Alakolagala Ella starts from Makuldeniya Mountains and after the fall, foaming white river flows via flows to Randapolo tributary into the Kirindi Oya. It is Situated on the Beragala Wellawaya road with height of 99 feet straight fall and it can be seen from up to 3km away. The water collects to form a deep pool, significantly enhancing the beauty of the area that is comprised of jungle, the nearby mountain ranges (including the peaks of Makuldeniya and Niyankolais), and the high plain in the west. The jungle is home to free-roaming elephants (Elephus maximus), which often encroach on sugarcane plantations.

The source of the fall is the Alokola Oya (river), which runs through beautiful mountains and thick jungle. Situated in the Badulla District, the fall can be reached by travelling along the Colombo, Ratnapura and Batticoloa highway.