Dunhinda Falls

Dunhinda Falls
Dunhinda Falls
Dunhinda Falls
Location off Badulla, Sri Lanka
Total height 193 feet (59 m)
Watercourse Badulu Oya

Dunhinda Falls is a waterfall located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Badulla town in Sri Lanka. The 193-foot (59 m) waterfall is created by the Badulu Oya river which passes through the Badulla town.The Dunhinda Falls is one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful waterfalls located about 5 km off Badulla town. The waterfall, which is 210 feet (64 m) high gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray, (Dun in sinhala means mist or smoke) which surrounds the area at the foot of the waterfall. The water fall is created by the river called Badulu Oya which goes through the Badulla town.

To reach the water fall you have to walk more than 1 km distance along a foot path. Along this foot path you can see another small waterfall at a distance. However walking along this muddy foot path is really worth as the waterfall is so beautiful. Along this foot path there are many native venders selling herbal drinks to refresh and rest yourself. At the end of the path there is a secure stage constructed for viewers to see the waterfall. If you are brave enough you can reach the foot of the waterfall and cross the river and see the most beautiful view of the fall.

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Coordinates: 7°01′N 81°04′E / 7.017°N 81.067°E / 7.017; 81.067

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