Gadiya Mountain has got the distinction of being the highest mountains in Kanker District of Chhattisgarh. Also referred as Kila Dongri, the Gadiya Mountain is one of the prime attractions of the state. The famous Doodh River flowing beneath the mountain is one of the major tourist attractions in Kanker. During the festive occasion of Mahashivaratri thousands of tourists and pilgrims come here for offering prayers. The mountain and the area surrounding it are of historical importance as it served as the capital of the Kandra King Dharma Dev. The strategic location of Gadiya Mountain followed by the steep and high peaks used to provide safety from the enemy and was almost a natural fort.