Diyaluma Water Falls

Diyaluma Water Falls

In Sinhalese, Diyaluma or Diya Haluma means "fast flow of water" or may be translated as "liquid light”. Originating from Punagala Oya. Diyaluma falls is Sri Lanka’s second top water fall with a height of 220 meters and 361st top waterfall in the whole world. It is located 6 km away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway. The waterfall are created by Punagala Oya, a branch of Kuda Oya which in turn, is a branch of Kirindi Oya. Diyaluma is at very close to the major road and the mist of waterfalls coming to the road also. Majority of the visitors belief that Diyaluma is most attractive waterfall of Sri Lanka. It is viewed from the Koslanda Wellawaya road. Because of the astounding force and speed with which it cascades from its great height, travelers on the Koslanda wellawaya road can except to be soaked by the vapour and spray of this water fall. Diyaluma falls in named for the immense speed at which it descends. As Mr.Broheir the well known surveyor records the world. Diyaluma originated as Diya Haluma (water fall) but, eventually became a single word Diyaluma. This waterfall is very high and high capacity of water come from the top. Then water hits the rock million of times and water breaks many times. Mix with wind the waterfall like angel. Majority of people who live in Koslanda are Tamil employees. some tea estates can be seen in Koslanda area. Rest houses, Internet cafe and several places at Koslanda area. If you like to visit Diyaluma waterfalls. First you should come Koslanda via Rathnapura, Balangoda road or Wellawaya place. Leave nothing but foot prints to save these natural beauty for the feature.

District
Badulla
Location
Badulla
Last Updated
2017 October 20

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