We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Enter in narrow slit of a cave

Gupt Mahadev caves. 200m from the parking area the reach into the cave is very narrow and if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karthik R
,
Chennai (Madras), India
Straight from Mythology

No visit to Pachmari is complete without local sightseeing and for that a visit to Chhota Mahadeo... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TomSen1961
,
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Read all 48 reviews
All photos (23)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
91°
75°
Sep
88°
67°
Oct
79°
56°
Nov
Contact
Pachmarhi 461001, India
Improve This Listing
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
48 results
Traveler rating
14
18
14
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
14
18
14
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small cave shiva temple natural cave parking area nice place sideways bada panic monkeys bade lord shoes eatables spot adventure route feet
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gupt Mahadev caves. 200m from the parking area the reach into the cave is very narrow and if someone is little fat, they would not be able to make it. One needs to walk sideways and the whole space inside the cave allows only 8...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No visit to Pachmari is complete without local sightseeing and for that a visit to Chhota Mahadeo is a must. You get autos who will take you to the spot. As you enter the narrow crevice of a natural cave you feel claustrophobic and highly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TomSen1961
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Normally only 8 adults are allowed to enter the gufa, as entry and exit route is same and at a time there is space to either go inside or come outside. It is recommended to move slowly while entering and exiting and avoid any panic....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ravi_Prithyani
Reviewed February 28, 2019

good cave very narrow but you get good view inside and lot of monkeys had to carry stick as they would attack tourist for food

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bombaysboy
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

A nice place of religious importance. The place is full with equal number of monkeys and men. It’s advisable not to carry anything edible there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank drprapa
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This was our second visit to this area. We missed this spot on our first visit. This and Bada Mahadev can be visited from same base point. There is a parking near Bada Mahadev. You can park your vehicle here and then visit both the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ddevarshi
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

This temple is one of the Shiva temple in Pachmarhi. Bada Mahadev temple is more popular and not this temple.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nitinm701
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cave has a lord Shankar shivaling inside. You may feel suffocation. Very dark inside. Nice carved and designed trishuls are near by.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SunaliModi
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Walking apx 200 meters from parking area in opposite detection to Bade Mahadeo,through straight rough terrain is this shiva temple.This is also inside a cave and has a very narrow enterance.Need to be careful and ensure people do not rush in,unless7/8 persons who have gone...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 56virendrar
Reviewed January 9, 2018

It is a few meters walk from the parking and then you come to a Hanuman statue, where there is a narrow cave opening. Only about 8-9 persons are allowed inside at a time as the cave is very narrow. One has to literally squeeze...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sumithran
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
MPT Satpura Retreat, Pachmarhi
83 reviews
2.60 miles away
WelcomHeritage Golf View
398 reviews
2.76 miles away
Woodland Hotel Pachmarhi
14 reviews
3.07 miles away
MPT Rock End Manor Pachmarhi
121 reviews
3.36 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12 nearby restaurants
Mr. Idli
9 reviews
40.44 miles away
Restaurant DAWAT
5 reviews
40.17 miles away
Dine inn
6 reviews
4.02 miles away
KFP KING FOOD Planet
5 reviews
41.24 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 34 nearby attractions
Dhoopgarh
311 reviews
4.09 miles away
Bee Falls
439 reviews
4.23 miles away
Satpura National Park
176 reviews
3.55 miles away
Jatashankar Temple
270 reviews
4.63 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chhota Mahadeo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines