Delta Falls

Delta Falls

Delta Falls is 50 m (164 ft) high and has six streams that run through shrubs down a rock-strewn hill. Its headwaters are tributaries of the Kotmale River.

BY Palitha Weerawansa
PUBLISHED ON April 28, 2021 | LAST MODIFIED ON August 28, 2021

How to get to Delta Falls

Delta Falls is located 6 kilometers from Pussellawa on a bridge near the 41st-mile post and is accessible by rail.

There is a common misunderstanding between Helboda Falls and Delta Falls. The first waterfall on this path is known as the Helboda Ella Falls by the locals. The Delta Estate is home to this waterfall. These people aren't aware of any Delta Falls in the region.

This waterfall is known as Helboda Falls but it is Delta Falls which originates from the Delta estate. You can reach a small waterfall created by the Helboda Oya by walking about 1.5 kilometers to the upper part of the Delta Falls. It is the Helboda Falls, a small waterfall that no one notices. It has two sections, the first of which can be seen from the cave above the second.

Location Map to Delta Falls

History of Delta Falls

This is also where Sri Lanka's first tea plantation was founded. It was introduced by the Dutch and held by Rothschild Vomes, but it failed.

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