Jakhoo Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 12:00 pm]
  • Address: Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India
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  • Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-1772811313
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Family And Kids

This ancient temple in Shimla is dedicated to the Lord Hanuman or the Monkey God and has a special mention in the Indian epic Ramayana. It stands with the great poise at Shimla’s highest point offering panoramic view of the entire city. The astounding mountain ranges and the hills leave you astonished by the natural beauty.

The temple has been exhaustively renovated and this vantage point is being connected by a ropeway. At the top of the hill in the temple complex at 108 feet, a tall idol of the Lord Hanuman is a big attraction for the tourists.

  • Watch out for the monkeys who might try to snatch your belongings.
  • The place is good enough for a hike, but if you are not up for it, you can go by a vehicle.
  • You can also take a pony ride up the hill.

  • You can get there by a Bus or a taxi.

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  • Jakhoo Temple Address: Jakhu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India
  • Jakhoo Temple Contact Number: +91-1772811313
  • Jakhoo Temple Timing: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Jakhoo Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Jakhoo Temple(preferred time): 05:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jakhoo Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 68.57% of people who visit Shimla include Jakhoo Temple in their plan

  • 70.27% of people start their Jakhoo Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Jakhoo Temple

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

93.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jakhoo Temple

People normally club together The Mall and Shimla Glen while planning their visit to Jakhoo Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Nice Place. Tracking is so much Fun but be aware from monkeys. There are so many monkeys and they can steal any thing from you like cap, shades,any thing. You can go with taxi also and they charged Rs. 200 per person. I personally prefer to do tracking because is really good fun but it’s need stamina and energy. Temple have good canteen for light snacks & every Sunday afternoon there is Bhandara, you can eat tasty food in free of cost. 😊

  • A beautiful place specially after Snowfall. Has all the basic facilities available with a clean and green environment. Monkeys are usually harmless unless you engage them.

  • I like this place due to my love for mountains, heights & nature. And the place is fulfill of these categories. But one special advise:: please don't mess with monkeys of jakhu.

  • Visited with family during summer vacations. There is very huge statue of Hanumanji. Temple is very nice and situated at height. Lot of Monkeys in the temple and we should be careful of our belongings. Overall very blissful experience in temple. We took cab to temple which was arranged by hotel along with other places. one of the famous tourist spot in Shimla and must visit place.

  • Very steep one lane road to travel and walking is immense to your last breath. But nothing to be worried, all breathlessness is bestowed when you reach the destination. A must site to be visited.

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