Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...

Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Shikari Devi Temple (2850 m)

The Shikari Devi temple is devoted to Shikari Devi , the Goddess reverred in the form of stone idol. It is a temple without roof. All attempts to cover the Goddess with roof have failed. A trek to this ancient shrine is enchanting.

Shikari Devi, Mandi, HimachalTemple is positioned at a height of 2850 m in the Himachal. It is extremely difficult to trek up to the Shikari Devi Temple from Janjheli and Karsog in the town of Mandi. The woods going towards the temple has assorted trees and shrubs, which include various medicinal herbs. There are two separate trekking routes which take one up to the ancient shrine of the Shikari Devi Temple located at the peak of the hill. According to the legends, it is believed that the hunters in the early years once worshipped the Goddess on the mountain asking for success in their hunt. Most probably, the name of the temple has originated from the name of the Goddess Shikari Devi. The goddess is idolized in the form of a stone image. This temple is believed to be in existence from the time of the Pandavas and has no cover or roof on top. According to the myth, whenever anyone tried to build a roof on the Shikari Devi Temple, it had been a failure.

Interesting Places around Mandi

Chamba

chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...

 

Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...

 

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