Mahendragiri Hill Station, Mountain Peak, Gajapati

Mahendragiri Hills is located in the Eastern Ghats of Odisha state, and it is 40 km distance from Paralakhemundi. It is a beautiful hill covered with green dense forest and wildlife. Mahendragiri is the Second highest mountain peak of Odisha. The river Mahendratanaya flows down from this hill is an attraction to the visitor. Mahendragiri mountain is famous for Red sandalwood (Lal Chandan) and medicinal plants in Odisha. Mahendragiri hill station is a top tourist destination in Gajapati and Andhra Pradesh.

From the mythological and archaeological point, Panchupandavas and Parasuram were sheltered here for some days. Mahendragiri hills are associated with the Ramayana as Mahendra Parvata. It is a Kula Parvata along with Malaya, Sahyadri, Shuktiman, Vindhya and Malyavaan. In the Puranas and Ramayan, It is said that Parasuram was meditating on Mahendragiri when Lord Rama broke the sacred bow of Shiva.

This is the place where Lord Parsuram, an eternal being, performed Tapasya for eternity. Here are small and large temples built by the Pandavas. The main festival celebrated here is Shivratri. The natural beauty and the dense forest attract tourists to come here. At the foot of Mahendragiri Hill is a beautiful waterfall that attracts tourists. Mahendragiri Hills and Mahendragiri Mountain peak are popular tourist places in Gajapati District.

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Opening Time

Mahendragiri Mountain opening time is Morning 8 am to Evening 6 pm

Best Time to visit

Best time to visit Mahendragiri Mountain at all times of the year.

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Paralakhemundi, which is located around 51 KM distance from Mahendragiri Hill View Point

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Paralakhemundi, which is located around 53 KM distance from Mahendragiri Mountain Peak

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar , which is located around 253 KM distance from Mahendragiri Hill Stations