Bambarakanda Waterfall is located in the Weerakongama Grama Niladhari Division of the Haldummulla Divisional Secretariat, near the border of the Badulla District in Sri Lanka. Bambarakanda Falls, which is 263 meters high, is formed by the Weli Oya which joins the Walawe River. It is also known as Bambara Ella, Bambarakele Ella, Bambaragala Ella and Dultota Ella.
Arrive on the Colombo-Beragala A4 road and proceed from Kalupahana to Udaweriya Tea Estate. It takes about 4 km to reach the waterfall. Although some parts of the road are a bit dilapidated, it is possible to reach here by any vehicle. The famous “Devil’s Stairs” is one of the most popular tourist attractions along this route.
Near the entrance to the waterfall path, several vehicles can be parked. The path is well maintained and you will need to purchase a ticket to enter. This is also the place where you can reach Lanka Falls, another beautiful waterfall.
This 425-meter long road leading to the waterfall is home to many endemic bird species. This place is also very popular among tourists due to the shallow pool at the foot of the waterfall.