The Kandy to Ella rail route is regarded as one of the greatest Routes for a train ride in the whole of Asia. Many travelers make this journey the highlight of there trip. Ella and Kandy are two of the most visited tourist locations in Sri Lanka, so naturally, 3rd class train coaches are very crowded. For Short journeys, 3rd or 2nd class is recommended. But for the entire journey from Kandy to Ella, it is recommended you prebook a 1st class or Observation Seat as you can lie back and relax on the comfortable seats and enjoy a spectacular view.
Having the freedom to hang on the outside of the train while you are traveling through hundreds of Tea estates are said to give you a feeling of complete freedom. This Train Ride is guranteed to give you a sense of Relaxation and leave you with a sense of Awe at Sri Lanka's True beauty. You will pass by some of Sri Lanka’s most notable attractions while taking this train including the unique Demodara Loop, Nine Arch Bridge, Liptons Seat and Nanu Oya.