Train ride from Nanu-Oya to Ella in Sri Lanka

Railway Station

I travelled along with my husband in Sri Lanka by train from a place called Nanu-Oya to Ella. It was a 4 hours long ride.

All passenger who were tourists were seated in a separate observation car with big windows, through which we could see the scenic beauty of Sri Lanka.


observation car

Once all passengers were aboard the train, the train left from Nanu-Oya station at 9:30 am.


Train engine

This is the train we rode on.



Passenger’s got to get down

The train stopped in order to detach some of the goods wagon and had to change the engine. So they stopped for 15 minutes and so the passenger got some time to get down and stretch their legs.

Enjoying the Train ride


Tea Plantation

The view during the train ride was very amazing and scenic.

Scenic view from the Train


Waterfall View from the Train

Every time there was a scenic view, the Train Conductor would come and mention which side we should look out for the view.


Scenic view from the Train


View of a Train on the opposite track



There were about 20 to 25 tunnels we should have gone through in the 4 hours duration of our ride. Some tunnels are big and some are very small. And Finally around 1:30 pm we reach Ella.