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Sarahan

(8200 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Sarahan is categorised as Pilgrimage


Bhimkali Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Views from Sarahan (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)

Reasons to Visit
  • Sarahan, on the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road, is a temple town at an altitude of about 6000 ft asl in the Satluj Valley
  • Sarahan is known for the Bhimkali Temple complex (Shakti Peetha) and snow peak views.
  • 800-year-old construction technique can be seen here and visitors can also get a good opportunity to study the western Himalayan architecture.
  • Sarahan is a luncheon stopover enroute Narkanda to Sangla
Know It
  • Sarahan is best visited between March - Nov. It may snow in Sarahan in Dec - Feb period.
Recommendations
  • Transit Destinations on the Shimla - Sangla - Kinnaur - Spiti Valley Route"Sarahan (6000+ ft asl) lies just ahead of Rampur at 17 kms off NH-22 (Hindustan Tibet Road), about 150 kms (4 hours) from Shimla. Sarahan is renowned for its Bhimkali Temple complex (ancient wooden temple which is one of the Shaktipeetha Temples) and Himalayan views. "
  • Significant Pilgrimages of Sangla-Kinnaur and Spiti Valley"Sarahan (6500+ ft asl)- 165 kms from Shimla and few kilometers off the Hindustan Tibet Road (NH-22). Sarahan overlooks splendid Himalaya views. Sarahan is visited for the ancient Bhimakali temple regarded as one of the Fifty One sacred Shakti Peetha."
  • Shaktipeetha Temples in North India"165 kms from Shimla and few kilometers off the Hindustan Tibet Road (NH-22), Sarahan overlooks splendid Himalaya views. Sarahan is visited for the ancient Bhimakali temple regarded as one of the Fifty One sacred Shakti Peetha. Sarahan is visited enroute as part of Sangla Valley itinerary."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Shimla (167 kms), Kullu (190 kms), Chandigarh (287 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Shimla (167 kms), Shoghi (182 kms), Kandaghat (200 kms)
  • Sarahan is an Ex-Chandigarh / Ex-Ludhiana / Ex-Jalandhar Getaway

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  • Sarahan Pilgrimage

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    Bhimkali Temple is a old wooden structure temple considered one of the Shaktipeetha Temples and situated right in middle of the town overlooking Himalayan Views. Typically Visited enroute Sangla Valley even if it's a 17 km detour from the NH-22
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    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
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Average Day / Night Temperature of Sarahan,Himachal Pradesh,India

January
16°C / 5°C
February
15°C / 7°C
March
20°C / 11°C
April
23°C / 14°C
May
30°C / 19°C
June
29°C / 21°C
July
28°C / 21°C
August
24°C / 18°C
September
25°C / 16°C
October
22°C / 12°C
November
20°C / 9°C
December
18°C / 7°C

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Nearest Airport in Sarahan
  • Simla Airport ( SLV ) , Shimla-167 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Sarahan
  • Simla ( SML ), Shimla-167 Kms
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