Janjehli: Hidden Gems of Himachal Pradesh

The Janjehli valley, tucked away in a scenic place in Himachal Pradesh is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by those seeking to immerse themselves in nature’s beauty.  Janjehli is in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh in Northern India. This charming town is perched at approximately 7,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by the stunning Himalayas.

This beautiful little town boasts many enthralling trekking trails and outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and birdwatching. The valley's apple orchards, temples, and rich cultural heritage are a great way to learn and understand the local life, culture, and traditions.

If you want to know more about this unexplored place in Himachal Pradesh, here's a guide telling you how to reach Janjehli, where to stay, and which sites you must visit.

Places to visit in and around Janjehli

Here are some of the places that one must explore while traversing the serene landscape of the valley:

Shikari Devi Temple: This ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati is at an elevation of 3359 meters and offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Don't miss the sunrise or sunset while trekking to the temple; it will make your trip worth it! Shikari Devi temple is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Himachal Pradesh.

Serolsar Lake: A crystal-clear lake nestled amid the lush forests, Serolsar lake is an excellent spot for picnics and trekking.

Janjehli Waterfall: This majestic waterfall in the heart of the valley is famous for nature lovers and photographers.

Bajahi Village: A quaint village known for its traditional architecture and rich cultural heritage, Bajahi is a great place to experience the local way of life.

Karsog Valley: A picturesque valley about 15 km from Janjehli, Karsog is famous for its apple orchards and scenic beauty.

Jalori Pass: Jalori Pass is situated at 10,800 feet above sea level. It is a popular destination among trekkers, hikers, and nature lovers who flock here to explore its mesmerizing beauty. You can also reach Jalori Pass by road in a taxi or private vehicle. Regardless of your transportation mode, travelling from Janjehli to Jalori Pass is an unforgettable experience, with stunning vistas and scenic beauty to behold at every turn.

How to reach Janjehli?

You can reach Janjehli, a quaint valley in Mandi district of Himachal by air, road, and rail in the following way.

By Air:

Any Janjehli travel guide will tell you that the best way to reach this valley is by air. The nearest airport to Janjehli is in Chandigarh and is 278 km away. Chandigarh airport is well-connected to major cities in India through airlines such as Air India, Spicejet, Indigo, Vistara, and GoAir.

Once you reach Chandigarh Airport, you can hire a taxi to Janjehli. The drive from the airport to this valley is scenic and mesmerizing. You will pass through picturesque villages, forests, and hills. The journey takes around 8 hours.

By Road:

You can take a bus (state-owned or through a private operator) or hire a taxi from cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, or Manali to Janjehli.  The journey takes around 12-14 hours from Delhi, 8-10 hours from Chandigarh, 5-6 hours from Shimla, and 4-5 hours from Manali, depending on the traffic and road conditions. It is advisable to check the weather conditions before travelling to Janjehli, especially during the winter when the roads are covered with snow.

Janjehli is 4 hrs away from Club Mahindra Pristine Peaks Naldehra.

By Rail:

The nearest railway station to Janjehli is Chandigarh Railway Station, around 278 km away. Once you reach Chandigarh, you can hire a taxi to Janjehli. The journey takes around 8 hours, depending on the traffic and road conditions.

Where to stay in Janjehli?

Club Mahindra Janjehli Himachal Pradesh resort is a heavenly abode that offers beautiful views of the lofty Himalayan mountains and lush apple orchards. It is an idyllic destination for those who relish basking in nature's glory and seeking adventure.

Club Mahindra Janjehli, one of the best resorts in Himachal Pradesh, provides a bevvy of leisure activities and facilities to ensure you don’t have a dull moment during your holiday. From indoor and outdoor games to nature trails and bonfires, there's something for everyone. While you relish local Himachal and international dishes at the multi-cuisine restaurant, your kids can have a gala at the Happy Hub. At the end of the day, you can dine with your family under the canopy of a star-studded sky. Once you call it a night, the resort’s comfortable and spacious room will take care of your every need. This makes for the perfect vacation far away from the madness of city life!

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