Laxapana Falls, Hatton

Laxapana Falls is 126 m (413 ft) high and the 8th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 625th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Maskeliya area in Nuwara Eliya District, about 16 km (9.9 mi) from Maskeliya town on Maskeliya-Norton Bridge road, in a village called Kiriwan Eliya. It is formed by Maskeliya Oya near the confluence of Kehelgamu Oya and Maskeliya Oya which forms Kelani River. The falls gives its name to twin hydroelectric power stations, Old Laxapana Power Station which generates 50 MW of electricity and New Laxapana Power Station which generates 100 MW.
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  • We had te opportunity to visit the fall and enjoyed the view. It’s about 30 minutes from Hatton city. Laxapana is a tall waterfall and we manage to capture the pictures and videos from the main road.  more »
  • You can go to the bottom of the fall and from the top as well. If you use the google maps it shows the road to the top. From top the path is having concrete steps but it is covered up by the plants...  more »
  • Best place i've been to in all of Sri Lanka, it's hidden deep in the forest, you can both go up the mountain to the beginning of the waterfall and see a breath taking view from the top, or go to the bottom of the waterfall and swim in the lake, truly breathtaking sight.
  • This is thr one of beautiful waterfall in srilanka. The road is not so good. pls go only 4x4 vehicle or hire a 3-wheel.

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