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Demodara, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hi, Its have nice engagement of the train travel lovers to see how the railway rack makes advance skills in past. Can walk to visit and nice to stay train coming time and that's seems like unforgettable experience of the Demodara loop. Thanks.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank chanakal2019
Reviewed August 14, 2019

My wife, our grandson Ryan and I parked our car at Ella railway station, on 23rd July 2019, and hired a tuk-tuk that took us first to the "Nine Arch Bridge" and then to Demodera railway station. We went there to see the famous 'spiral...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Seevali D
Reviewed July 22, 2019

The train, between Badulla and Ella takes a spiral loop, going through a tunnel underneath the Demodara railway station to maintain the maximum allowed gradient of 1:44. You can take a high angle view if you go to Walasbadda Vantage Point, about 1 hour drive...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SF100
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

I will be honest and will go straight to the point. In my opinion, the "Demodara loop" is the best part of the Ella train. You will experience a fascinating short journey (6 kms long), avoiding the scenic but also often uncomfortable trip from Kandy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank fabiodiglio
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

We caught the train from Ella to Demodara to ride across the Nine Arch Bridge. That was fun. At Demodara you can watch the train loop back under the station. The station itself is quaint. It probably represents the true Sri Lanka. Not touristy, just...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank L2467TBmikek
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

It's Make a nice trip from Ella where you Can take the train at 17h28 and Come back from demodora at 18h37 (if not late), Attraction very busy with locals if holidays, just to look a train passing in a tunnel basically but the train...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank ptiteflower
Reviewed March 23, 2019

We wanted to get on the train going through the demodara loop but we couldn't. But nice Sri Lankan people told us to go to the "Oodoowerre Tea Factory" hill and have an aerial view of it. It is like 30 mins bike ride from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 예진 이
Reviewed March 10, 2019

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
2  Thank AMohsen
Reviewed February 25, 2019

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 February 18, 2019

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
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Rukshi M
November 1, 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
August 6, 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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June 4, 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