Best Things To Do in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

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

Ratnapura may not be as popular as other cities in Sri Lanka, but don’t let that fool you. Ratnapura 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 Ratnapura.

If you have plans to visit Sri Lanka and are not sure if Ratnapura should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Ratnapura 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 Ratnapura

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

  1. Katugas Ella (waterfall)

    4.2 (43 Votes)
    Katugas Ella (waterfall)


    Address: Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

    The beautiful Katugas Ella waterfall is a stunning getaway for nature lovers and is situated in the Ratnapur district. The picturesque 6 meters fall is a visual treat and a perfect spot for picnics and road trips with friends and family. Hidden away from the main road, you need to follow a small stream to reach the spot of the falls. Once you r...Read more
  2. Kiribathgala

    4.1 (30 Votes)

    Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Picnic Spot

    Address: Pelmadulla, Sri Lanka

    Situated at an elevation of 205 meters, Kiribathgala is a lovely locality in Sabaragamuwa in Sri Lanka. It is a nature preserve where you can find a wide range of flora, fauna and wildlife.  The diversity of species of plants and animals found here has prompted the government to preserve this place and its splendid beauty. Being on a hilly...Read more
  3. Bopath Falls Rock Chalets

    3.7 (10 Votes)
    Bopath Ella, Kreeragala, Kuruwita, Ratnapura 70500, Sri Lanka
  4. Rajanawa Falls

    Colombo - Batticaloa Hwy, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka