Posted by : sandeep December 7, 2018
The result of an ancient volcanic eruption, these are perfectly straight rocks looking blankly at the sky. Countless stone formations having differnt shapes and size of almost 20-40 feet in height and mainly hexagonal in shape spreads arcoss the forest of Udaipura-Baagli in (Dewas) -Indore.
Kawadiya Mountain is one-of-its-kind site that charms you with the breathtaking view of countless pillar-like stones. Piled up in a certain array, they form a trail of one kilometre. The stones produce sound when you beat on them stone or small metal and each stone makes a different metalic sound. The local people claim to hear soft, ringing sounds from stones on certain nights.
Much similar to rocks seen in Ireland or in China these are the similar rocks which appeared out of Geological movements or some Volcanic eruption.
A wonderful & nature crafted destination for ecofreak who look for short visits , relax your nerves amidst untapped and unexplored beauty.
The location may be difficult to find on the map but these rocks are considered among oldest rock sample ,that is been explored and which might attract Geologist in near future.
According to locals Pandav- Bheem wished to marry river goddess Narmada, she chided him to stop her flow by the next dawn using his valor. Only then she would submit to his wishes. Bheem procured these stones but failed to reach the river. Great imagination! There are other two versions of the story as well.
The formation is awesome and gives an impression that it is man made. This site is unexplored yet in Madhya Pradesh .
How to reach:Kawadiya is 75 kms from Indore. It can be accessed by hiring a cab or private vehicle. No direct conveyance is available. The nearest Railway Station is Dewas (MP).
Where to stay:No accommodation facilities are available in Kawadiya or nearby. Ride back to Dewas or Indore for overnight stay.
Still far from commercialization ,there are no local shops for food and water .It is advisable to carry food and water along during visit.