The heaven at Mahendragiri

Yeah we are at the starting point. Wishing a happy 25 kms uphill trek to be covered in some 6-7 hours.

Yeah we are at the starting point. Wishing a happy 25 kms uphill trek to be covered in some 6-7 hours.

The peak is somewhere there.

The peak is somewhere there.

Here we go.

Here we go.

Stream crossing.

Stream crossing.

rest time.

rest time.

A long Way to go.

A long Way to go.

Crossing the streams in the way.

Crossing the streams in the way.

The stream behind the last village .... a nice spot to refresh yourself.

The stream behind the last village …. a nice spot to refresh yourself.

A bath in the stream/waterfall is a bliss.

A bath in the stream/waterfall is a bliss.

I m a foodie.

I m a foodie.

Here the road ends. Make your own way.

Here the road ends. Make your own way.

one man down!

one man down!

tired faces..... still a lot to go.

tired faces….. still a lot to go.

Relaxing on the way.

Relaxing on the way.

the last view we could see before light goes off at the base village.... still no view of the peak.

the last view we could see before light goes off at the base village…. still no view of the peak.

The first cyclonic showers :D

The first cyclonic showers 😀

the ashram.

the ashram.

The thousand year old temples. Said to be of the time of pandavas.

The thousand year old temples. Said to be of the time of pandavas.

the view from the ashram.

the view from the ashram.

The sacred pool.

The sacred pool.

Only source of water in two days.

Only source of water in two days.

The swamiji.

The swamiji.

majestic clouds near the final accent to the top.

majestic clouds near the final accent to the top.

at last the peak :D

at last the peak 😀

Team 1 at the top.

Team 1 at the top.

Amid the cyclonic clouds at the top.

Amid the cyclonic clouds at the top.

Team 2 captures the top.

Team 2 captures the top.

The bheem temple at the very top.

The bheem temple at the very top.

Team 1 at the bheem temple.

Team 1 at the bheem temple.

My first team to make it to the top with swamiji..

My first team to make it to the top with swamiji..

Second tema at the top with swamiji.

Second tema at the top with swamiji.

Team 2 .... "the pandavas"

Team 2 …. “the pandavas”

parshuram temple.

parshuram temple.

posing at the shoulder of the peak.

posing at the shoulder of the peak.

We are in the heavens... above all the clouds.

We are in the heavens… above all the clouds.

"With arms wide open, under the cloud cover, Welcome to this place, I'll show you everything."

“With arms wide open, under the cloud cover,
Welcome to this place, I’ll show you everything.”

Team 2 with the fellow swamis.

Team 2 with the fellow swamis.

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5 Comments

5 thoughts on “The heaven at Mahendragiri

  1. chandu

    good to saw these pics thanks for sharing

  2. hello guyz..nice to see your blog..i hv heard abt Mahendragiri before, but i nevr hd an idea that it is damn bful & heaven of Odisha..Thanks a ton for sharing. Can you plz share your exeperiences as i hv a plan to visit Mahendra vry soon.

    • Hi Alley,
      The place is really beautiful and heavenly, when are you planing to go there?

      • Alley

        Hello dear. Thanks for your reply. Sorry for reply u back so late as i was out of station. I went there last year up to Ashram only but by jeep. But i want to experience it by trekking. Can u suggest me how you went there..i mean the route, where did you manage your food and how many days it took for complete Mahendragiri Trek. Please reply back asap..its urgent.

  3. Max

    Can you please tell me some of the details for such a journey???? How to prepare, how to reach etc?

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