Distance from Belihuloya – 41.9 km (1 hour 16 minutes)
Kalthotha Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya is situated along Diyavinna Road in Kalthota in the Ratnapura district. The Budugala ruins are believed to be of an ancient sanctuary belonging to the 1st Century BC. The Budugala temple lies adjoining it. The name Budugala is formed due to the belief that there was a Buddha sculpture on a rock at this site. There is a mysterious tunnel that is believed to have been the hideout of King Walagamba. The tunnel is also believed to be connected to Kuragala Cave.
Getting to Kalthotha Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya
From Belihuloya travel along the Pambahinna – Kumbalgama – Rajawaka – Kapugala Road and Balangoda – Bowatte – Kaltota Road passing Olithana and Ahaspokuna up to Kalthota to reach the Kalthotha Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya which is situated along Diyavinna Road in Kalthota in the Ratnapura district.