Green trees, tall high mountains, pleasant weather, beautiful views are found in the seraj Janjehli valley of Mandi district. This beautiful valley is proof of one of the finest works of nature. The valley starts from a distance of about 40 km from the district headquarter Mandi,
Seeraj block is in Janjehli. And Seeraj is also a Legislative Assembly constituency. The current MLA is the current Chief Minister of Himachal Shri Jai Ram Thakur. This valley falls under Thunag Tehsil, 70 km away from Thunag from District Headquarters Mandi.
Seraj Valley is a tremendous tourism destination, the present state government has started several projects to develop this area in terms of tourism.
Places in Seraj Janjehali Valley
There are few small but very beautiful valleys in the Seraj Valley. These are JANJEHLI Valley, Kamru Nag Valley, Gadagunsain Valley, Banjar Valley, etc. These are all the rich valleys of Haseen valleys and Hariyali, which the tourists look fierce. There are temples of several Goddesses around it. These are the focal point of faith of the entire area such as Shikari Mata Mandir, Kamru Nag Temple, Shatty Nag Temple, etc.
Bhulah, Raigad, Sphahni Dhar, Deviadhar, Tungasi Garh, and Bhrari at Thunag are the most beautiful places of this valley. The entire Seraj Valley remains green throughout the year and from November to March there is snowfall, which adds its beauty four moons.
The sweet voice of the pure water flowing through the small waterfalls and streams flowing between the Sundar plaintiffs, the air of pure air and the peach of the birds all look like golden music.
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For a Serene Hilly Retreat, Head to Janjehli in Himachal Pradesh
One of the most unexplored places in Himachal Pradesh, Janjehli is where you can indulge in the beauty and bounty of nature, minus the crowds of nearby hill stations of Shimla and Kullu. Located at an altitude of about 7,217 feet above sea level, Janjehli is also famous for the many trekking and hiking opportunities it presents to the locals and discerning travelers.
It can be best described as a secluded paradise; surrounded by lush forests and dense meadows. Janjehli also serves as a base camp for trekkers and campers on their way to Shoja, Karsog, Chindi, and Shikari Devi.
The attraction of Janjehli is Shikari Devi Temple
One of the major attractions of Janjehli is Shikari Devi Temple, perched at a height of 3,332 meters above sea level. It’s quite a trek to the top of the temple; however, if you can catch a captivating sunrise or sunset from the temple, it makes it completely worth the effort.
Shaily Peak too, offers scope for trekking, apart from sweeping panoramic views of the lush verdant greenery of the surrounding areas. It is one of the natural peaks of the scenic hamlet of Naldehra. A drive to Shailey Peak is also memorable, the scenery around makes for great photography experience.
Another little hamlet worth exploring is Chindi. Blessed with abundant apple orchards, it looks straight out of a painting. There are numerous small temples of importance not too far away from Chindi.
It is easily accessible via Tattapani from Shimla and is approximately 107 kilometers from Mandi. If you’ve extra time in hand, also visit the Karsog Valley famous for the Kamaksha Devi Temple and Mahunag Temple.
The nearest airport from Janjehli is in Kullu at a distance of 115km/ 3 hours. The nearest major railway station is in Shimla at a distance of 140 kilometers. Shimla is well-connected to other major cities by road as well.
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