Day trip

From Kandy: Scenic Train Ride to Ella

Activity provider:Lakpura LLC
Day trip

From Kandy: Scenic Train Ride to Ella

Activity provider:Lakpura LLC

From US$ 20 per person

Experience a scenic train journey with a reserved train ticket from Kandy to Ella. Ride through the highland countryside, and see the picturesque villages with misty mountain backdrops in Sri Lanka.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Considered to be one of the most beautiful train trips in the world
  • Takes you through stunning landscapes of green and lush tea plantations and mountain views
  • Peer through drizzle and mist to look at the magical landscapes of Hill Country
Full description

The Kandy to Ella train ride in Sri Lanka is considered one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Your train journey takes you on a scenic ride through some of the most beautiful highland countryside areas in Sri Lanka.

Watch the brilliant green carpets of the tea plantations. See the picturesque villages with misty mountain backdrops pass by. Peer through drizzle and mist to look at the magical landscapes of Hill Country.

Enjoy the amazing sights of intimidating mountains, deep and dark woodlands, and magnificent waterfalls as they go by your windows. Kandy to Ella (trave time 6 to 7 hours)

Includes
  • Train ticket (Second or Third class ticket/first class upgrade)
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Tickets can be only purchased over the country by visiting a train station (no reservations, no online bookings) 30 days prior to booking
  • A refund will be given if the cabin is sold out
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

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kandy ella blue train

April 5, 2023

An activity reserved in 1st class train which resulted after some hesitation in 2nd class travel. Not very professional considering the price paid!

March 31, 2023

Everything went as planned

February 13, 2023

Product ID: 256852