The Kotmale Dam
The impressive Kotmale Dam built in the 1980s is just a 15-minute drive from the Weir. The Weir House manager will accompany you to the dam and give you details on its construction. Take in the majesty of this engineering wonder and if the waters are low catch a glimpse of ancient temples that were submerged during its construction. If interested we will then take you to visit the Mahaweli Maha Seya a gigantic stupa built to replace the lost temples.
Cost: $25 for a group up to 4 people using guest’s vehicle, $50 per group in Weir House vehicle. 25 minutes, one way