Jakhoo Hill is the highest peak in the entire Shimla hill station region in Himachal Pradesh. At some 2 km from the charming city of Shimla, the hill is a perfect place for nature lovers aiming for scenic view of the snow-capped Himalayan Mountains. More so, the hill offers a mesmerizing and scenic view of the city of Shimla. The ancient Jakhoo Temple is located here which houses a big statue of Lord Hanuman.
The presence of Jakhoo Temple means religious tourists also pay a visit here on a regular basis. Legends have that the temple exists here from the time of Ramayana when Lord Hanuman visited the hill. A climb to the top of hill is through the dense forests which leaves you mesmerized. The trek up the hill brings breathtaking view of the surroundings to leave one complete stunned.
The real fun lies in climbing up the hills as it tests the endurance and mental toughness of nature lovers. Tall deodar trees are lined up right through the trek and their loosely hanging branches are a further enhancement and allure in the midst of forest. The sights scenic valleys around will take the breath away for tourists.