Gandahati waterfall is situated on the River Mahendratanaya in the Gajapati district, in the southern part of Odisha, India. From Parlakhemundi, the Gandahati waterfall is situated at a 30km distance. Its nearest railway station is Paralakhemundi and Palsa, which are 44 km far from Paralakhemundi. It is far away. The best an ideal opportunity to visit this spot is during the stormy season.
A Gandahati waterfall is a tourist destination in the Gajapati district of Odisha, which is visited by many people during winters. This waterfall is 153 km away from Berhampur and 30 km from Parlakhemundi. its place can be accessed by bus or by any vehicle through road but by train, anyone can reach the
waterfalls from either Palasa or Paralakhemundi
As soon as we go to the waterfall, we find it covered with dense forest all around. We must cross small villages along the path of waterfalls. After going 7 km from Parlakhemundi, we get a sprawling university campus which is called Centurion University. Those who come to this area, are also taking a look at this campus.
The waterfalls are well known for shining waterfalls, in which water flows continuously throughout the year. Its natural beauty amidst the forests attracts tourists from all surrounding areas. A Hindu goddess Santoshi Maa temple is situated on the left side of the waterfall.
A bridge is over the stream to cross the path, which is made of wooden. The turning point is also a wooden fence from which we enter the falls area and take stairs near the waterfall. For children to play, a piece of the garden is maintained to entertain the visitors with tiny benches and other swings and all sorts of things.
The stream is not so deep that despite age everyone can easily get into the water and play there. Huge rocks at this place there is another viewpoint where people can sit and enjoy falling and take photos.