Jakhu temple is one of the famous attractions in Shimla which is a grand wish for all the devotees to visit this temple where a 108 high feet statue of Lord Hanuman is the idol which is prayed by every devotee who comes there and visits the religious figure. Now, wondering, out how to reach Jakhu temple Shimla???
Jakhu temple is at a distance of 2 km from the Mall Road and the Ridge, but it totally depends on the mode of transportation one is taking, i.e, whether the visitor comes from taxi or cable car ride or even through walking too.
The easiest way to reach Shimla is through cable car ride i.e, Jakhu Ropeways, and it takes hardly 5 minutes from it, moreover, these ropeways help us in overlooking the paranomic views of natural landscapes and steep slopes. The two-way journey to Jakhu temple through cable car ride will cost 500 per person, which is a minimal amount to wander the lusting steep slopes throughout.
The other easiest way to reach Jakhu temple is by walking over the trodden and padded roads since during seasonal variations, one needs to see whether they should walk through the Jakhu temple from the Ridge since it will take other 20-25minutes, which will involve no cost.
Now, if we talk about the facility of cabs or taxi ’s, we get this facility from the Ridge, from where one can hire a taxi and can reach Jakhu Temple Shimla by pondering over the beautiful Shiwalik ranges and steep slopes and enjoy the picturesque throughout.
If one hires a taxi, it will be costly so it is economical to take a shared taxi from the Ridge which is an efficient deal to put up for this religious and spiritual place, and it will safer too since there are the flock of monkeys over the place which is a sole deity of Lord Hanuman.
The distance of 2 km from Shimla one needs to manage to reach through Jakhoo Hill by covering an altitude of about 2455 m above sea level since it is the topmost area or situated in the highest peak of Shimla. The ancient idol of Lord Hanuman is at the top of the Jakhoo hill. There are different modes to reach to Jakhu temple, the visitors can make a choice as per their convenience.
The Jakhu or popularly known as Jakhoo temple is an ancient temple which is dedicated to the Hindu God Lord Hanuman. This temple holds the footprints of Lord Hanuman. It is about 3 km away from the Ridge, whereas it offers a wonderful and eye-catching view of the Shivalik Mountains.
The Sanjauli is the highest peak in Shimla, this area has a large number of flocks which are fed or entertained by the visitors.