Planning to arrive on this charming island of Sri Lanka? Wondering where to head after an encounter with sandy beaches, surfing, snorkeling, and whale watching in the southern region of the island? Have no doubt! A visit to the Central Highlands of the country would simply be the best. Besides, set in a quaint mountain landscape with lush greenery, dotted with tea fields, Ella is one of the best places in Sri Lanka a traveler must visit.
Hence, we thought of sharing with you the delight of the wonderful misty mountain town of Ella, through this read. Excited to explore the charm of this beautiful village town, isn’t it? Let us all together begin our journey to know all about Ella, the famous tourist attraction on this splendid island of Sri Lanka!
Is Ella Worth Visiting?
Of course, yes! The breathtaking views that this misty mountain town offers itself make Ella worth visiting. Besides, travelers throughout the world consider the scenic train rides in Ella as one of the best life experiences. In addition, the booming tea industry with a number of popular tea factories provides the best quality Ceylon tea to the world, making this beautiful destination an iconic mountain town of this country. Also, a number of hill country adventures in Sri Lanka begin from this beautiful town. Thus, together with a number of unforgettable experiences to collect, Ella stands as an ideal destination worth visiting for both locals and foreigners. So, you should never miss this tourist hotspot if you arrive in Sri Lanka!
Geographical Location of Ella
Brimful with eye-catching scenery, Ella is located about 200 kilometers northeast of Colombo, the commercial capital of the country. The elevation is nearly 1,041 meters while it belongs to the Badulla District of the Uva province in Sri Lanka. Hence the elevation becomes high with beauteous tea plantations and forest-covered hills. Besides, its mountainous surroundings create the perfect spaces for waterfalls to cascade and add more beauty. So, owing to all these reasons, it is clear that the geographical location of this town itself plays a major role with regard to its significance.
Climate of Ella
Simply, anyone who visits Ella can enjoy a tropical climate. Moreover, Ella has a short period of dry season per year since it gets significant rainfall for the rest of the year. Similarly, according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification, Ella’s climate belongs to the Am range. When compared with the lowlands of Sri Lanka, Ella has a cooler climate with an average temperature of 21.2 °C and about 1652 mm / 65.0 inches of annual precipitation. In the same way, the UV- index of Ella is 7. So, above all, we can ensure you a wonderful relaxing climate at this beautiful hill town in Sri Lanka.
Culture of the City
Indeed, Ella is a significant place for visitors throughout the world who love to enjoy the rich heritage of Sri Lankan traditions and culture. In fact, it is a city that homes a multi-ethnical community. Thus, a visit to this city surely proves to you the delightful shades of the various cultures and their harmonious entanglement. Moreover, attending the artsy events and witnessing the historical monuments in Ella will definitely leave anyone entertained while giving them a glimpse of the past. And why not? Ella is also one of the perfect places for you to experience the delicacy of Sri Lankan food, especially flavored with the authentic tastes of the different cooking cultures.
How Do You Get to Ella?
Visitors have the chance to reach Ella mainly by train, bus, and taxi. Yet, the visit to Ella by train is one of the most famed train rides throughout the world. However, for a better overview let us get to know about all the transportation modes available to travel to Ella so that you can make a better decision easily!
Traveling to Ella by Train
If anyone is keen to enjoy a magical experience while they travel to Ella, the train network is the best-recommended method to visit Ella. In fact, there are two popular train routes in which anyone can visit Ella.
1. Colombo to Ella Train Ride
This train ride begins from Colombo Fort and encompasses the historical city of Kandy. Further, this would be the best way to reach Ella for anyone who has enjoyed the sandy beaches along with some other national parks in down South areas in Sri Lanka.
Yet, this train ride would take nearly 10 hours to reach the destination. Moreover, the ride covers a distance of nearly 280 kilometers.
However, taking the train is the cheapest mode of transport to reach Ella from Colombo. A second-class ticket will cost around LKR 400 – LKR 500 per person while a third-class ticket will cost around LKR 300 – LKR 350 per person.
Knowing those facts, let us now have a look at the departing and arrival time schedules of trains from Colombo to Ella and back.
|Train Name||Departure Station||Departure Time||Arrival Station||Arrival Time||Available Classes|
|Podi Menike Express Train||Colombo Fort||0555 hours||Ella||1514 hours||1st Class|
|Udarata Menike Express Train||Colombo Fort||0830 hours||Ella||1727 hours||1st Class|
|Train No: 1007 Express Train||Colombo Fort||0945 hours||Ella||1822 hours||1st Class|
|Night Mail Train||Colombo Fort||2000 hours||Ella||0605 hours(Next Morning)||1st Class|
|Udarata Menike Express Train||Ella||0640 hours||Colombo Fort||1527 hours||1st Class|
|Podi Menike Express Train||Ella||0924 hours||Colombo Fort||1857 hours||1st Class|
|Train No: 1007 Express Train||Ella||1112 hours||Colombo Fort||2110 hours||1st Class|
|Night Mail Train||Ella||1901 hours||Colombo Fort||0517 hours (Next Morning)||1st Class|
You can visit the website of Sri Lankan Railways for more information about these trains.
2. Kandy to Ella Train Ride
This is also one of the most fascinating train rides in the world. It begins from Kandy, and thus, the travelers who visited the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and other cultural and historical spots in Kandy can join this train ride directly from the Kandy railway station.
This journey will take nearly 6-8 hours and it completes a distance of nearly 160 kilometers. Furthermore, the ticket price for a 2nd class will be around LKR 250 – LKR 350 per person while the ticket price for a 3rd class will run around LKR 170 – LKR 200 per person.
With that, let us now have a look at the departing and arrival time schedules of trains from Kandy to Ella and back.
|Train Name||Departure Station||Departure Time||Arrival Station||Arrival Time||Available Classes|
|Mixed Trains||Kandy||0330 hours||Ella||1324 hours||1st Class|
|Podi Manike||Kandy||0855 hours||Ella||1517 hours||1st Class|
|Udarata Manike||Kandy||1110 hours||Ella||1656 hours||1st Class|
|Udarata Manike||Ella||0640 hours||Kandy||1303 hours||1st Class|
|Podi Manike||Ella||0924 hours||Kandy||1553 hours||1st Class|
|Mixed Trains||Ella||1205 hours||Kandy||2037 hours||1st Class|
You can visit the website of Sri Lankan Railways for more information about these trains.
Traveling to Ella by Bus
Traveling to Ella by bus is another good experience one can get in life. Even though this mode of transportation is a bit more expensive than traveling by train, anyone can save time by reaching the destination so quickly. Accordingly, travelers have the ability to reach Ella from Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, from Kandy city which is the Central capital, as well as from any other region of Sri Lanka.
1. Colombo to Ella by Bus
This is a long, arduous journey that will take nearly 7 hours. Anyone can easily take the Bandarawela bus from the Colombo Pettah bus station. This will cost nearly LKR 500 – LKR 700. Later, the traveler has to change on to a connection bus when it reaches the end. However, this short journey will cost nearly LKR 50 – LKR 70 by bus or LKR 500 – LKR 600 by tuk-tuk.
2. Kandy to Ella by Bus
Anyone has the ability to get on a direct bus from Kandy and reach Ella. In addition, visitors can reach Ella in the same way through a direct bus from Kandy to Kataragama because it goes through Ella. Besides, if anyone could not catch both these buses, they have the chance to reach Ella by taking a bus that goes from Kandy to Badulla or Kandy to Bandarawela. If so, they will have to take another bus from the point they get down to reach Ella. Accordingly, this journey by bus will take nearly 5 hours of time and cost around LKR 350 – LKR 450.
3. South to Ella by Bus
Even though the visitors have the chance to reach Ella from Colombo and Kandy by train, they have no chance to reach Ella from the Southern region of Sri Lanka by train. Hence, the bus route becomes the cheapest way to reach Ella from Southern Sri Lanka. Thus, anyone who visited the Southern region of Sri Lanka can get a direct bus to Ella from Galle or Matara Bus Stations, which will reach Ella via Wellawaya. This journey will take nearly 6 hours, and will cost around LKR 300 – LKR 500.
Traveling to Ella by Taxi
Indeed, this is the quickest way to reach Ella. Anyone from Colombo, Kandy, and the Southern region of Sri Lanka can easily reach Ella by taxi and visit some additional places in Ella with the time they have already saved. However, traveling to Ella by taxi will be very much expensive when compared to train and bus. The cost of a taxi ride would highly vary depending on your service provider. Thus, the best would be to compare the rates of different service providers, and then choose the best that suits you!
Things to Do in Ella
By now, you clearly know that located in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, Ella is an eye-catching spot. Therefore, people throughout the world love visiting this place to engage in so many interesting activities.
By chance, if you are still wondering about the things to do in Ella, take it easy, because we are ready to enlighten you with regard. You can find below some of the best things to do in Ella, to make your visit more wonderful, and memorable.
- Enjoying a Train Ride
- Visiting the Lipton’s Seat
- Visiting a Tea Factory
- Experiencing Sri Lankan Cooking Styles
- Visiting Waterfalls
Of course, anyone can enjoy these exciting activities during their visit to Ella. Need more information about their delight? Continue reading!
1. Enjoying a Train Ride
Both locals, as well as foreign travelers, consider the train ride from Kandy to Ella as a must to do, because they believe that it is one of the most picturesque train rides in the world. While having the train ride, anyone can enjoy the warm greetings of local Sri Lankans with a genuine smile, a group of local boys playing and dancing with musical instruments, and the taste of local spicy snacks. The tourists enjoy this ride by hanging their heads out the windows to feel the cool breeze and the sheer beauty of the surroundings. So, as we mentioned earlier, you can choose the train to travel to Ella, or back, as it would be one of the best experiences in this beautiful town.
As you might already know, the charm of the scenic surroundings of Ella is indescribable. With its greenery, vibrant blossoms, waterfalls, and tea estates, it offers a number of wonderful attractions for sightseeing for both locals and tourists. You can get to know all about the places to visit in Ella, towards the end of this read. So, for the moment, let us remind you not to miss the breathtaking scenery at Ella if you ever visit this splendid mountainous town.
If anyone needs to witness spectacular views of the breathtaking surroundings, hiking spots in Ella are the best places to make the desires come true. Further, Ella rock is the most popular hiking spot in this scenic highland. Moreover, before reaching the summit of a rock, travelers will get the chance to enjoy several tea plantations, beautiful waterfalls, and old-world bridges within this beautiful area, further enhancing the delight of their hike. And why not? Hikers who engage in hikes there should not forget to taste a king coconut to gain some extra energy as well. So, all these things coupled together are sure to offer you a wonderful experience in Sri Lanka. Thus, above all, if you are a traveler with a passion for hiking, a hike at Ella is simply a must for you!
4. Visiting the Lipton’s Seat
Located in Haputale, which is nearly 25 kilometers away from Ella town, Lipton’s Seat happens to be a major attraction that anyone can visit in Ella. In fact, Lipton’s Seat is an amazing viewpoint where Sir Thomas Lipton used to observe his vast tea plantations. Moreover, this place will give the sight up to the far of Hambantota port and Udawalawe National Park, but only during a clear day without dense fog and heavy rains in the surroundings.
Furthermore, visitors should not forget to enjoy a hot cup of tea which will not exceed LKR 50, at the summit of Lipton’s Seat. However, Liptons Seat is open from 0600 hours to 1700 hours and will charge around LKR 100 – LKR 200 per person as the entry fee.
5. Visiting a Hill Country Tea Factory
The name Sri Lanka and tea have been bound together for centuries due to the presence of the best quality tea production in the country. Accordingly, covering 25% of Sri Lanka’s surface, the hill country provides the best altitude for the growth of tea bushes. Moreover, Ella is a town with massive tea plantations that allure any.
In fact, anyone who visits Lipton’s Seat can easily catch the Dambatenne Tea Factory which is located just north of Haputale town. This place will allow visitors to enhance their knowledge about the whole tea production process in detail. This will include picking up to the final auction process. Furthermore, the Dambethenna Tea Factory in Haputale is open from 0900 hours up to 1700 hours every day except for Sundays. Similarly, the visitors will be charged a cost of LKR 250 – LKR 350 per each as the entry fee.
However, Dambatenne Tea Factory is not the only tea factory in this town, but of course, is one of the most popular. So, if you are a Ceylon tea lover, visiting a tea factory is a must during your trip to Ella.
6. Experiencing the Sri Lankan Cooking Styles
Sri Lanka, a tiny island in the Indian ocean offers cuisines with absolutely the best tastes with unique features in the world. Yes, Sri Lankan food is sure to fascinate you. Besides, if anyone needs to get to know about the way they are made, the cooking class in Ella is the best place to make their desire a reality. Anyone can easily join this with an entry fee of LKR 2000 – LKR 3000 per each from 0800 hours to 1700 hours every day. So, if you are an individual with a passion to experiment with new cooking styles, of course, this would be one of the best things for you to do in the beautiful town.
7. Visiting Waterfalls
Ells is home to several amazing waterfalls in Sri Lanka, with impressive surroundings at the summits. The journey to reach the summit of them will vary from waterfall to waterfall, but the amazing natural pools they create will definitely make the hard climb worth it. And why not? Visiting a waterfall, and observing the impressive sights they create as they cascade over rocky terrains would also be a wonderful opportunity for you. And one thing to note! Visitors have the chance to refresh their souls in the water more safely during the summer months with the dropped water levels. So, be mindful of the time you choose to visit Ella if you love to experience the delight of waterfalls out there.
Besides, you don’t have the opportunity of reaching the summit of all the waterfalls in Ella owing to safety issues. Still, if you really love to hike a waterfall, of course, you have a few opportunities, and small research on it will help you choose the best.
Best Places to Visit in Ella
Being one of the perfect destinations to enjoy waterfalls, wildlife, cultural and religious attractions, and many more, Ella offers a number of places to visit. Thus, the following locations will definitely make your visit worthwhile and memorable.
- Nine Arches Bridge
- Ella Rock
- Ravana Falls
- Ravana’s Cave
- Dhowa Rock Temple
- St. Anthony’s Church
- Ceylon Factory
- Little Adam’s peak
- Kithal Ella Falls
- Mahamevnawa Monastery
- Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory
- Halpe Patini Devalaya
- Demodara Railway Loop
- Ella Spice Garden
Excited to know more about these attractions? Keep calm, and continue reading!
1. The Nine Arches Bridge
This is one of the significant landmarks of Sri Lanka located between Ella and Demodara railway stations. The British who ruled Sri Lanka in the 19th and early 20th centuries started constructing it. But, due to the lack of steel during the First World War, they stopped it for a while. As a result, locals continued to construct the bridge using stones and brick.
Furthermore, the nine arches bridge stands as an extremely charming hotspot among tourists. The dense forest and tea plantations around it enhance the beauty while most of the locals and tourists love to witness the sight of trains passing through this nine-arches bridge. Anyone can reach this place at any time of the day, but early morning sunrise is best of all. Besides, there is no entry fee to witness the delight of this place.
2. Ella Rock
This is one of the most interesting hiking destinations located in Wellawaya – Kumbalwela highway in Ella. This easy trek will take nearly three hours to reach the countryside of the wonderful attractions. The trek up to the rock is laid on beautiful tea plantations. Hence, travelers who hike this will definitely get a chance to have a little chat with tea planters as well.
When travelers reach the top of the rock, they will be gifted with breathtaking views from behind the lush hills. Moreover, almost all the travelers who hike it love to spend some peaceful time out there with the scenery of sunrise. However, it is best to begin the hike at about 0530 hours in the early morning. However, anyone will have to spend nearly LKR 3,800 – LKR 4500 for a hike at Ella Rock.
3. Ravana Falls
Indeed, Sri Lankans have a closer relationship with King Ravana and the legends of Ramayana. Thus, some of the natural landscapes in Sri Lanka have linked stories with them. People believe that the amazing Ravana Falls waterfall and the nearby caves are the places where King Ravana hid in Sri Lanka. Thus, many local and foreign travelers visit this inspiring place to enjoy their historical values and their striking landscapes.
To be specific, the Ravana Falls is located in the Ravana Wildlife Sanctuary in Ella. The waterfall consists of three-tier layers with a height of around 82 ft. Anyone can reach the third tier after a sharp rock climb. Moreover, there is no entry fee to visit this place. However, the best time to visit Ravana falls is from March to June and December to February.
4. Ravana’s Cave
Located on the Bandarawela – Wellawaya Road near the city of Ella, Ravana cave stands with immense legendary value. Hindus believe that Princess Sita was hidden in this cave after she was kidnapped by King Ravana.
However, Ravana cave lies nearly 4500 ft. above sea level, so hikers and adventure seekers visit this historic place to enjoy the natural scenic beauty. In addition, travelers love to spend some peaceful hours amidst the lush greenery surroundings and dark interiors with a cool environment at this place. Even though the caves are open throughout the year, it is best to visit Ravana cave during the early morning or evening. This will help to escape the heat. Moreover, a single person will have to spend nearly LKR 150 – LKR 250 as the entrance fee to visit this wonderful attraction.
5. Dhowa Rock Temple
Indeed, Sri Lanka is a country with many tranquil and peaceful cultural and religious attractions. Among them, Dhowa Rock Temple stands as one of the pioneering Buddhist spiritual destinations in Ella city. People believe that this temple is nearly 2000 years old. The unfinished statue of Buddha which is nearly 39 ft. attracts local as well as foreign travelers throughout the year. In addition, one can witness a set of amazing rock art and murals here. Dhowa Rock Temple is open for visitors from 0800 hours to 1700 hours. However, anyone can leave a donation for the maintenance of this place hence there is no entrance fee.
6. St. Anthony’s Church
Located near the Bandarawela town near Ella city, St. Anthony’s Church is a place where people of all religions love to visit. Moreover, this is a Roman Catholic Church built with magnificent stones in the 18th century. Both locals, as well as foreign travelers, visit this place to witness the amazing murals, paintings, and stained glass windows. Furthermore, most travelers spend hours in the stunning garden of St. Anthony’s Church, listening to the hymns. Further, the church is open from 0700 hours to 1700 hours, and anyone can visit it without any entry fee.
7. Ceylon Tea Factory
Anyone can easily find this place near the Passara road in Ella. Even though this is called a tea factory, this is actually a restaurant. The main intention of this is to intrigue and educate the visitors about tea making history that existed in Sri Lanka a few decades ago. Furthermore, the Ceylon Tea Factory offers the visitors with traditional Sri Lankan foods along with a variety of international and traditional drinks. This place is open for 1100 hours to 2200 hours daily. However, a meal for two people will usually cost around LKR 2300 – LK2 3500 at this place.
8. Little Adam’s Peak
Out of many quaint hiking trails in Ella, the Little Adam’s Peak trail is the best trail that should not be missed. It will take nearly one to two hours to reach the top through the intoxicating fragrance of the tea leaves of world-famous tea plantations in the area. In addition, anyone can witness a Buddha statue once they reach the top. Further, there is no entry fee to visit this wonderful attraction. Also, it is best to hike Little Adam’s Peak at sunrise or sunset.
9. Kithal Ella Falls
Kithal Ella Falls is among the most stunning places to visit in Ella with an amazing rush of water flow from the top of the green hills. Travelers can reach this place after a short hike through the lush greenery forest from the Nine Arches Bridge. Besides, travelers have the chance to dip in the cool waters and soothe the whole body in falling water at this place. However, during the summer season, the waterfall becomes almost dry. Hence, it is best to visit Kithal Ella Falls in July and August in the rainy season. Besides, any traveler has the chance to enjoy this place without paying an entry fee.
10. Mahamevnawa Monastery
Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero founded this Buddhist monastery that has become one of the most revered Buddhist monasteries that travelers can visit in Ella. Most young and adults visit this serene place to become ordained as monks and do other educational activities. Moreover, anyone who visits this place can witness the striking paintings, murals, and carvings at Mahamevnawa Monastery. Furthermore, if anyone wants to enhance their spiritual well-being, they can grant personalized meditation lectures from the monks. Similarly, people visiting this place love listening to peaceful Buddhist hymns. Thus, anyone can visit this place throughout the year from 0800 hours to 2100 hours every day without any entry fee.
11. Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory
Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory, the largest tea factory in the Uva area, stands as a must-visit place for tea lovers during their trip to Ella. Anyone can visit this place in Badulla road at Ella from 0800 hours to 1700 hours every day. Locals and tourists who love Ceylon tea will have the chance to go through the tea-making process from plucking the tea leaves up to the final packaging. In addition, any visitor has the chance to enjoy a fresh cup of tea from their tea shop. In the same way, visitors can take tea home. Yet, Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory will charge an amount of around LKR 750 – LKR 850 for adults and LKR 350 – LKR 450 for children as the entry fee.
12. Halpe Pattini Devalaya
Sri Lankans consider Pattini Devi to be the goddess of fertility and health. Hence, Halpe Patini Devalaya is dedicated to her and is an ancient devalaya located in Badulla – Bandarawela main road near Ella. This place consists of a shrine room, a kitchen and other ancient Buddhist remains. Further, the amazing thing is that only clay and timber have been organically used to build the entire temple. However, visitors have the chance to witness the shrine only once a year during the period of the annual procession for the goddess. Moreover, anyone can visit this place every day from 0700 hours to 1700 hours without any entry fee.
13. Demodara Railway Loop
Ella is an amazing place full of eye-catching scenes like old bridges, railway stations, and trains. And yes, the Demodara railway loop is another wonderful place near this charming city. British constructed this in the 19th century in which the train travels around a loop around the mountain on a curved railway track. Even though some centuries have gone by, this old world charm construction still stands untouched. This place is free of charge to enjoy but it is better to visit this place after a good knowledge about train schedules.
14. Ella Spice Garden
Sri Lanka is world-famous for its high quality and most exotic spices grown indigenously. Thus, people around the globe call this amazing country Spice Island. Besides, the spice garden in Ella is a private setup conducted by a local family located in Wellawaya – Kumbalwela highway in Ella. Anyone who visits this place can witness a number of varieties of Lankan spices while having a piece of good knowledge about local growing techniques. Moreover, travelers have the chance to enjoy the fragrance of spices like cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, chilies, and cacao at Ella Spice Garden. Furthermore, the foreigners will be assisted by an English-speaking person at this place. This place is open from 0500 hours to 2000 hours every day with an entry fee that ranges between LKR 3000 – LKR 4000.
What is the Best Time to Visit Ella?
Visitors will get the maximum chance to enjoy their trip to Ella during the months of January to May due to the prevailing warmer temperature and low rainfall. Thus, visitors consider this season as the best time to visit Ella and it becomes the peak season for tourists with a heavy crowd in Ella town.
The average temperature at Ella ranges from 20 to 30 degrees Celsius in the daytime throughout the year but it looks a bit cool overnight. Usually, the wet season ranges from September to December in Ella. However, anyone will have to face a pretty high rainfall with storms during the afternoons from April to December.
So, considering all these things, you can choose the best time to visit this charming city of the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka.
Accommodation Facilities and Restaurants in Ella
Anyone who travels to Ella will have the chance to enjoy a hot cup of tea at any time of the day unlike other villages in Sri Lanka which go to sleep with the sunset. Accordingly, visitors are warmly welcomed by the restaurants and bars at Ella with lively chatter and bumping music.
Furthermore, being one of the best hotspots for tourists from all over the world, Ella provides a whole myriad of accommodation options that will suit your budget. These options will vary from luxurious eco-hotels in the jungles up to budget and mid-range hotels and guesthouses. Thus, anyone has the best chance to choose the perfect pillow which suits the travel style with lifetime memories to enjoy at Ella.
Shopping at Ella
The shops around Ella will surely offer you ample opportunities to purchase a wonderful collection of souvenirs. To be specific, the Antique and Brassware Stores located a few meters away from Ella will offer the visitors a number of old and new historical and cultural monuments, fascinating their eyes with values.
You can find below some of the most amazing things that you can find from the stores at Ella.
- Buddha statues
- Wooden craft pieces
- Traditional paintings
- Local handmade art
- Fridge magnets
- Brass ornaments
However, anyone can afford them due to the fairly-priced availability in them. Moreover, the traditional paintings in this place are indeed the perfect creations of local Sri Lankan artists.
The Bottom Line
For anyone who loves to spend free time at the tops of verdant hills and fresh tea estates, a visit to Ella is of foremost importance to consider. Not only that, this splendid mountainous town is perfect for adventure lovers as well. So, beyond a doubt, this charming city has something for everyone, fulfilling what their heart desires. Thus, a visit to this wonderful town will not only fascinate your eyes but also soothe your soul. So, what are you waiting for? Make sure you visit Ella when you visit Sri Lanka next time. We ensure you have a wonderful stay out there, with a bunch of amazing memories to cherish. Happy and Safe Traveling!