Dambana is a village within the Badulla District in Sri Lanka. It is closest to the town of Mahiyangana. It is known as the refuge of the indigenous Vedda people as well as their moribund Vedda language. It is well known for its eco-tourism projects, operated by Eco Team. In 2010 it had population of about 1000 individuals all belonging to Vedda families.
Dabana is the place where Vadha, the indigenous people of Sri Lanka live. They have their own culture. Many legends are connected to their history. That most of the legends say their relationship with the prehistoric human was on the island. Visitors to this fascinating village have the opportunity to meet and chat with the people who live there, learn about their traditions, and gain a unique insight into their way of life.