Best Things To Do in Badulla, Sri Lanka

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Badulla.

Badulla may not be as popular as other cities in Sri Lanka, but don’t let that fool you. Badulla is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Badulla.

If you have plans to visit Sri Lanka and are not sure if Badulla should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Badulla and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Badulla

Here is the list of things to do in Badulla and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Dunhinda Falls

    4.6 (211 Votes)
    Dunhinda Falls

    Address: Mahiyangana Road, Sri Lanka

    If you are in Sri Lanka and seeking a surreal experience with nature, Dunhinda Falls in Badulla is where you should go. A 64m height waterfall which is located miles away from the main town of Badulla is considered to be one of the most beautiful sights to visit in Sri Lanka. The Dunhinda waterfalls gets its name from the dew drops spray which s...Read more
  2. Fox Hill

    4.7 (231 Votes)
    Fox Hill Image

    Hill, Nature

    Address: Badulla, Sri Lanka

    Fox Hill is a magnificent hill and has the image of a fox embedded onto it that was created by the British Royal Navy Ship HMS FOX’s military personal and hence the name. The hill right now is a military training ground and once every year in April when the Foxhill super cross is conducted, the non-military personal are allowed to visit th...Read more
  3. Chaplon Tea Estate Passara Image


    Address: Badulla, Sri Lanka

    Spread across a vast land is the Chaplon Tea Estate where you can see just tea plants as far as your eyes can reach. The well maintained tea estate is a lush green field which is a sight to behold. Private tours for public are held at request wherein you are even allowed to pick the leaves. Visit this place along with your dear ones to pick som...Read more
  4. Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya Image
    Muthiyangana Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the middle of Badulla town in the Badulla District of Uva Province in Sri Lanka. History of this site starts with the Lord Buddha’s 3rd arrival to the island but legends on the area called Badulla begins from 19th – 18th century BC. Some names of places in th...Read more
  5. La Pentera

    4.1 (7 Votes)
    La Pentera Image

    Address: 27 Wewa Road Hambegamuwa, Thanamalwila, Sri Lanka

    3-star hotel. La Pentera is an award winning hotel nestled in the heart of the nature. Home to several Flora and Fauna, this place offers a range of activities for the nature lovers.  Address: 27, Wewa Road, Hambegamuwa, Udawalawa, Sri Lanka.
  6. Weligama Holiday Inn

    3.6 (26 Votes)
    Weligama Holiday Inn Image

    Address: 2/297, Viharagoda, Passara Road, Badulla, Sri Lanka

    3 star hotel. Located in Badulla, 19 mi from Nuwara Eliya, Weligama Holiday Inn features a barbecue and terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Each room is equipped with a TV. Every room has a private bathroom. Weligama Holiday Inn features free WiFi . You will find a shared lounge at the pro...Read more