This is one of the hidden jewels that Kandy which managed escape the average traveler. The Mutukelina Wewa lies in a tranquil background surrounded by mountains about 17 km away from Kandy town, The tank lies 1000 meters above sea level and is small with a surface area of about 15,000 square meters.
The lake itself is not the main attraction but the view point at the lake. At the top of a ridge near the lake, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the Kandyan hills.
To reach this tank, take the Ampitiya road from Kandy and travel upto Talatuoya. From Talathuoya continue on the same road towards Bellwood and go pass Pathahewaheta. The google maps shows the road half way upto Pathahewaheta. Continue on this road for few kilometers further to reach the Mutukelina Wewa.
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Map of Mutukelina Wewa and the Observation Point
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Travel Directions to Mutukelina Wewa and the Observation Point
Route from Kandy to Mutukelina Wewa and the Observation Point
|Though : Ampitiya|
Distance : 20 km
Travel time : 1 hour
Time to spend : 1 hour
Driving directions : see on google map