Baker’s Falls

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Baker’s Falls is a famous waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is situated in Horton Plains National Park on a tributary of the Belihul Oya about 35 kms away from Nuwara-Eliya. The height of the Baker’s waterfalls is 20 metres (66 ft). Many Rhododendron and Fern bushes can be seen around the waterfall.

The falls were named after Sir Samuel Baker, who was a famous explorer. Samuel Baker is the famous British explorer, who tried to find the sources of the River Nile and indeed dicovered Lake Albert. Baker served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between 1869 and 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. His desire for travel took him to Ceylon first, where he founded an agricultural settlement at Nuwara Eliya.

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