Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo

Overview

This ancient temple is located in Shimla and is dedicated to the Hindu deity Hanuman. It is located in Shimla's highest peak jakhoo. Jakhoo is around 2455m in height above sea level and 2.5km ridge. Travelers can enjoy the beauty of Shivalik and the sister town of Sanjauli from this Jakhoo Hill. 

 

Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo

 

 

And a ton of spectacular places is here in Shimla to make your journey awesome. If you are a nature lover and you don’t get here you should have come here immediately. And the main attraction is the Dussehra festival celebration. A gathering of local people and also travelers are celebrated here at this festival.  



 

Timings

  • Monday : 12:00 am to 11:59 am
  • Tuesday : 12:00 am to 01:45 pm
  • Wednesday : 12:00 pm to 01:45 pm
  • Thursday : 01:45 pm to 01:45 pm
  • Friday : 01:45 pm to 01:45 pm
  • Saturday : 01:45 pm to 01:45 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • by Flight : The airport nearest to Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo is Jubbarhatti airport. There is a distance of 25 km between Jakhoo and Shimla Airport. It will only take your 56 minutes to reach Monkey temple from the airport. Airlines services
  • by Train : The railway station closest from Shri Hanuman Malik Jakhoo is Shimla Railway Station. It connects the hilly town with other cities of the country through rail services. Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo s only a 14 minutes drive away from Shimla Railway Station.
  • by Road : The well-constructed road of Shimla connects Shri Hanuman Temple Jakhoo with various major Indian cities such as Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, and Kalka. You can board a bus or cab to reach there

Attraction Or Things To Do

The best part about the temple is a 108-meter statue of the strongest Hindu deity Hanuman. While traveling the temple, you can be eye-witnessed tons of nature's beauty. Shimla, a spectacular capital of Himachal Pradesh, can give you the god level peace here. If you want, you can go here on a solo trip and also the place is suitable for family plans and mainly honeymoon couples. The temple is sacred enough for old-aged groups, they can get peace here.

In that list in the below, you can get here all the place near Shimla:-

Rafting in Tattapani - It is where you can get the inimitable combo pack of nature's beauty and adventure, located around 60km from Shimla.

Ice skating in the circular road - It is the biggest attraction for tourists. Himachal tourist department organizes a tournament every year in December.

Kalka-Shimla Railway toy train ride - It has been certified as UNESCO world heritage site some years ago and the spectacular views from the train are just awing aspiring. The train started daily at 4 am from Kalka and the newest one at 12.30 pm. 

Viceregal Lodge And Botanical Garden - This is one of the best British era buildings which maintained very well. It is surrounded by a lush green botanical garden. While visiting, you will have been told about the history of this place and some rare photographs which are exhibited. 

The Ridges - The most tourist attraction place in Shimla. Undoubtedly the heart of Shimla. mostly festivals are celebrated here.

Tara Devi - It is a temple dedicated to the goddess Tara Devi and was constructed around 250years ago. It has a wooden Tara Devi statue in its complex. The historical value and immense spirits have made the temple more majestic

The summer Hill - It is renowned as the University of Himachal Pradesh. Locally known as Potter's hill. It has also the historical significance, Gandhiji used to stay here during visits Shimla for the spectacular panoramic view. Scandal point, Himalayan nature park, and many other places are there to visit.

Address

Jakhu Temple Park, Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India

FAQs

Anytime of the year is considered the best time to visit Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo. It opens daily from 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Whenever you want to go there, you can.
Jakhoo Temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman.
Yes, we can go there via Kalka-Shimla Railway toy train ride and The train starts daily at 4 am from Kalka and the newest one at 12.30 pm.
To enjoy snowfall you should visit there in the month of January and February.
The place is very good for nature lovers, experience seeker, religious peoples, and those who are passionate in capture the majestic beauty. If you are passionate enough to experience the adventure and beauty you should come here as soon as possible. Monkey infestation is severe. You need to be aware of monkeys. Honeymoon couples also can enjoy this tour.
Shri Hanuman Mandir Jakhoo is famous because of the past events of Lord Hanuman's life related to this place. It is believed that Hanuman came to this hill top to rest.
It is said that Hanuman took a rest on this hill while bringing 'Sanjeevani' plant' for reviving Laxmana as he was injured badly in the battle against Ravana. In the way of trekking up 2km to reach your destination, you will get to see a thousand breeds of flora and fauna. The panoramic view of the sunset and also the rise of Sun will surely mesmerize you. 
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