Jakhoo hills, one of the most visited tourist spots in Himachal is not just a leisure spot, the tranquil woods of jakhoo hills will heal one’s soul spiritually bringing in the peace they never felt in their lifetime. Jakhoo Hills, Shimla’s highest hill got its spiritual importance for its Hanuman temple which is said to have been built to commemorate him setting foot on the hills while searching for the Sanjeevani Hills. The idol of lord Hanuman stands tall at the Jakhoo Temple at a height of 108 feet. The statue is just about 2 kilometres from Shimla, providing a spectacular view of the nearby Shivalik ranges’ towering mountains and the town of Sanjauli. Pine woods of Shimla will slow down your racing minds and will sharpen your hidden superpower: the ability to mould your mind. Forest bathing connects you to what you all seek: a source of peace and well-being, as well as numerous physical benefits such as improved sleep, accelerated recovery from all your problems, and increased energy levels.
How to reach Jakhoo hills
Jakhoo hill is just 2.5 km away from the Ridge, private cabs and shared taxis will be available there. You can also take a cab from Shimla town or mall road to Jakhoo hills.
It can be visited in all seasons. The major attraction in Jakhoo hill is the Hanuman temple and it will be operational from 8 AM to 8 PM in winter and 7 AM to 8 PM during summer. Always remember to keep necessary items handy. Water, food, sunglasses and first aid must be there in your backpack.
Best time to visit Jakhoo hill – Jakhoo hill is famous for the hanuman temple, and it is open on all days. November to March will be the ideal time for visiting Jakhoo hills.