Dunhinda Falls Waterfall

Last Updated On November 30, 2021

One of the most famous and one of the most beautiful, Dunhinda fall, is located in Badulla District of Uva Province. Dunhinda Waterfall is sourced by the Badulu Oya, which flows through Badulla. It is also known as the "Wedding Fall" because of its spectacular appearance with hazy water drop spray, similar to a bridal veil. The waterfall rises to a height of 63 meters, and the surging water of stunning Dunhinda fall drops into a deep rock pool, making it an impressive sight to see. Swimming in this pool is not recommended due to its potential for injury. There is a simple observation platform located above the natural pool. It is an excellent place where you can safely enjoy the beauty of the waterfall.

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Best time to visit Dunhinda Fall

During the months from June to July, you can have a breathtaking view of the waterfall with full water flow. Therefore the best time to visit these falls is during the rainy season or just after.

Dunhinda Fall Timings and Entry Fee

The timings of Dunhinda Falls are from 7 AM to 5 PM. Foreigners charged 200LKR(1$) while locals charged 20LKR(0.1$) as the entry fee.

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How to get to Dunhinda Fall

1. From Ella-travel along the Bandarawela – Badulla Road.Then turn to the Mahiyangana Road and travel up to the "Dunhinda Junction," which is situated approximately 5 km from Badulla Town.

2. From Colombo-take the Southern Expressway. After exiting, take Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Highway, and then take  Bandarawela – Badulla Road.

Then, travelers need to pass about 1km muddy footpath to reach the falls exactly. On the trail, you can see Kuda Dunhinda, a small waterfall, and various vendors selling food and drinks on both sides of the footpath. Also, rest inns and hotels are available, which provides options for accommodation and dining.

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