Mahendragiri is a hill station located in the Gajapati district of the state. The place is located at an elevation of about 4,925 ft above sea level. This is a place of great scenic beauty. The place is surrounded on three sides by hills and thick forests. The surrounding forest inhabits a large number of peacocks, flying squirrels, elephants, spotted deer and even leopards and talking mynahs.
The top of the hill offers most enchanting view of the surrounding area. The majestic beauty of the mountain, the blue sea at a distance and the crystal clear waters of the sacred Mahendratanaya, attracts travelers from all parts.