Mahatma Gandhi Ausodhiya Aranya, Sogar, Dhenkanal

Asia’s largest medicinal forest is located in Sogar and is 17 km distance from Dhenkanal town. The site previously had very few medicinal plants and was redeveloped in 2010 to increase it. The area of this forest is 703 acres, of which 484 acres are forest land and 219 acres are revenue land. The garden has about 40 thousand lime trees like Similipal and Gandhamardhan forest and many trees like sandalwood, basan sandalwood, blood sandalwood, white sandalwood, Doli Sandalwood, gooseberry, Terminalia Chebula, Terminalia Bellirica, Mango, Guava, Ashwagandha.

Mahatma Gandhi Ausodhiya Aranya has become a perfect picnic spot over the years. Some areas near the main gate of the forest have been transformed into beautiful parks. Various types of flowering trees are planted in this park to attract people in winter, especially during the picnic season. The park has picnic Pindis and water facilities for visitors for feasts and picnics. Within this park is a water park where you can take a bath, which costs 80 rupees. Mahatma Gandhi Ausodhiya Aranya is one of the tourist attractions places in Dhenkanal District.

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Opening Time

Mahatma gandhi ausodhiya aranya open time is Everyday Morning 8 am to Evening 6 pm

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Mahatma Gandhi Medicinal Plants Park is at all times of the year.

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Dhenkanal, which is located around 17 Km distance from Mahatma Gandhi Medicine Plant

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Dhenkanal, which is located around 11 Km distance from Mahatma Gandhi Medicine Plant

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 82 KM distance from Sogar Water Park