With the background of majestic Shrikhand Peak, Sarahan is encompassed by pine and deodar trees that enhance the charm of this idyllic town. This enthralling town is an offbeat tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh, which is majorly known for its ancient temple. We offer a wide range of Sarahan tour packages, which cater to the demands of different types of travelers. Saharan is blessed with jaw-dropping locales and scenic vistas, making it a paradise for nature lovers. Also, it is home to some the enticing trekking trails. Through our Sarahan holiday packages, adventure fanatics can enjoy the Saharan trip at their best while indulging in numerous thrilling activities.
Nestled on the gushing Satluj River bank, Sarahan is located at an altitude of 2126 m above sea level. This beautiful town snuggled amidst deep ravines on one side and cliffs on another. A holy abode of one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, namely Bhimakali Temple, Sarahan holds religious and spiritual importance among the locals, devotees, and tourists. The temple is known for its architectural beauty and intricate carvings. This shrine is a perfect example of Indo-Saracenic and looks like a monastery. It was the erstwhile summer capital of the princely state of Bushahr kingdom. It was a prominent place for trade between Tibet, Kinnaur, and other lower Himalayan regions. Hence, it is popularly referred to as the 'Gateway to Kinnaur.
The legends and folklores of this serene place are fascinating, which one must listen to from the locals during the Sarahan tour. The multiple glistening streams with the backdrop of multicolored orchards enrich the beauty of this enchanting place. Durga Puja is a famous festival of Sarahan, which is celebrated in the Bhimakali Temple. This festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and offers glimpses of the region's rich cultural heritage and traditions. Tourists can attend this festival and spend some quality time with locals and get to know the town's lifestyle.
With our meticulously designed, tailor-made Sarahan holiday packages, tourists can explore the mesmerizing beauty of this Himalayan town while having a surreal experience. The travelers can enjoy many facilities during Sarahan travel, including accommodation, sightseeing tours, guided adventure activities, and smooth transfers. These tour packages are customizable, and tourists can contact our travel experts to modify itineraries as per their requirements and budget.
Best Places to Visit on your Sarahan Trip
A revered destination of Himachal, which flocks by pilgrims and tourists throughout the year. Dotted with lush forest, breathtaking orchards, and ancient temples, Sarahan is known for its architectural and natural wonders. There are a plethora of tourist places in Sarahan where one can visit and get glimpses of the town's rich cultural heritage. Located in the vicinity of numerous major tourist destinations of Himachal, including Chitkul, Kalpa, and Sangla, Sarahan is another gem of the state, which is blessed with enthralling beauty. Tourists can also indulge in adventure activities here, including trekking and camping. Some of the popular places to visit in Sarahan are:
- Bhimakali Temple
- Daranghati Wildlife Sanctuary
- Apple Orchards
- Hawa Ghar
- Sarahan Pheasantry
- Narayan Valley
- Rampur Bushahr
- Reckong Peo
Best Time to Plan a Visit to Sarahan
The summer season is the best time to visit Sarahan as the region enjoys balmy yet soothing weather, which makes the sightseeing tour comfortable. Sarahan enjoys a salubrious climate and a temperature range from 10 from March to June? C to 30? C. This is also the perfect time to indulge in outdoor activities, including camping, bird watching, and trekking. However, it is recommended to carry light woolens as the temperature dips in the evening.
The region experiences mild to torrential rainfall in the monsoon region, making the Kinnaur Valley prone to landslides. Therefore, it is not recommended to visit here in the rainy season. Sarahan receives heavy snowfall in winters, and the temperature dips below zero. The region experiences harsh climatic conditions in winters. However, it is a perfect time to visit Sarahan for those who wish to enjoy snowfall and indulge in snow activities. From October to February, the temperature of Sarahan hovers around zero during the night hours, and the region experiences cold weather. Durga Puja festival is a significant celebration here at the Bhimakali Temple, a highlight and prominent attraction of the town. A large number from all over the country flock here to attend this festival and soak in the serene aura of Sarahan during this fantastic celebration.
How to Reach Sarahan for a Wonderful Vacation
Nestled in the Kinnaur district, Sarahan is a popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh. This district or town does not have an airport or railway station. The nearest airport from Sarahan is Jubbarhatti Airport in Shimla, located 180 km away. Shimla airport receives numerous direct and connecting flights daily from Delhi, Pathankot, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Jammu. The buses and taxis are available from Shimla to reach Sarahan without hassle. Kalka railway station is the nearest central railway station, which is well connected with the major cities of North India. The trains from Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, and Dehradun to Kalka from where tourists can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach Sarahan.
This idyllic town is located near the national highway connecting Spiti Valley with Shimla. The national highway NH 22 up to Jeori, where the road bifurcates to Saharan, is well connected with Shimla and Spiti Valley. The road conditions remain good almost throughout the year. However, in winters, Narkanda receives heavy snowfall, due to which roads get blocked and sometimes cleared up by the administration.
Best Accommodation to stay on your Sarahan Tour
Home to one of the Shakti Peethas, a revered pilgrimage site, this quaint town is thronged by devotees throughout the year. To cater to the different types of travelers, Saharan comprises numerous accommodation options where tourists can stay and enjoy their trip. There are many homestays, guesthouses, and hotels in Sarahan equipped with basic amenities that make the Sarahan trip comfortable for travelers. Some of the best accommodation options available in Sarahan are:
- Hotel Srikhand
- Snowflake Sarahan
- The Heritage Hotel
- Hotel Snow View
- RNB Alpine View
- Hotel Mahesh