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Demodara, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such train ride is full of beautiful views, and nice memories. We were a large group and took a long ride to pretty Ella.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AMohsen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's having a really picturesque view. A must visit place if someone is visiting Ella.Really beautiful environment surrounded by a mountain range. Ideal for a photo shoot.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SanjuniR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That experience with that train ride is unforgettable. The nature, the vibe in the train, the views. All together, perfect.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HarryPokker
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

I went to demodara railway station for get train before Ella. It was very beautiful place. You can see beautiful tea plantation around this village. I highly recommended this place. Thank you.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jackw20152019
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

If you comming to Ella area don't miss Demodara village. Because you can visit some great tea plantation views around this village.☺

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Olivia20168
Reviewed 4 February 2019

We did the ride through the loop on the train from Ella to Badulla, you dont have to go all the way to Badulla, you can get off at the station after Demodara. We also wanted to get an aerial view of the train going...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank M00sej00se
Reviewed 27 January 2019

We caught a mixed train from Ella so that we could go over the nine arch bridge and have a look at the loop. It was great fun to get off the train, watch it leave then walk 50m and, two minutes later, watch the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amp-qld
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The train loop at Demodara near Ella is quite interesting to watch. You can watch the train loop up close in Demodara or you can hike a tuktuk (500 rupees/one way) to take you to Uduwara Tea Factory area and watch the loop from there....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dzung T
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This station is a master piece where its got an interestig history behind it and its placement in a rail loop , which i would keep the story for you to explore on your visit. Well maintained station & very courteous staff . I got...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Indi-CMB
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is a interesting construction of a railway line done over a century ago to solve a problem of a steep incline where the train is sent in a loop and travels in a tunnel right under the station. A must see when visiting Ella.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tyronne G
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Rukshi M
1 November 2018|
Response from palawanismyhome | Reviewed this property |
No, it is actually in the other direction. You can see the entrance to the tunnel from the car park by the station. It is just 200 m away from the station and you can stand about 30m over the entrance
6 August 2018|
Response from palawanismyhome | Reviewed this property |
Come out the main exit and walk towards your left and after 100 or 200 m you will be standing over the track that disappears into the tunnel below
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4 June 2018|
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Response from palawanismyhome | Reviewed this property |
The Nine Arch Bridge and the Demodara Loop is located 2 and 7 kms after Ella, so you could go by train from Nuwara Eliya and get off at Demodara which is next to the main road so you could meet your driver there. But the... More