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, which makes it a paradise for nature lovers. Also, it is home to some of the enticing trekking trails which allow adventure fanatics to enjoy the Saharan trip at their best while indulging in numerous activities.
Nestled on the bank of the gushing Satluj River, Sarahan is located at an altitude of 2126 m above sea level. This beautiful town snuggled amidst deep ravines on one side and steep 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 a lot 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. It is popularly referred to as ‘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 enriching the beauty of this captivating place. Durga Puja is a popular festival of Sarahan, which is celebrated in the Bhimakali Temple. This festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and offers glimpses of the rich cultural heritage and traditions of the region. Tourists can attend this festival and spend some quality time with locals and get to know the lifestyle of the town.
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 a plethora of 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 as well as natural wonders. There are a plethora of tourist places in Sarahan where one can visit and get glimpses of the rich cultural heritage of the town. 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. From March to June, Sarahan enjoys salubrious weather and a temperature range from 10? 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, which makes the Kinnaur Valley prone to landslides due to which it is not recommended to visit here in the rainy season. In winters, Sarahan receives heavy snowfall, 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 major celebration here at the Bhimakali Temple, which is a highlight and prominent attraction of the town. A large number of people from all over the country flock here to attend this festival and soak in the serene aura of Sarahan during this amazing 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 its own airport or railway station. The nearest airport from Sarahan is Jubbarhatti Airport in Shimla, which is located 180 km away. Shimla airport receives numerous direct and connecting flights on a daily basis 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 major 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 which connects Spiti Valley with Shimla. The national highway NH 22 up to Jeori from 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 for sometimes which get cleared up by the administration.
Best Accommodation to stay on your Sarahan Tour
Home to one of the Shakti Peethas, which is a revered pilgrimage site, this quaint town throng 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 to the fullest. There are a plethora of homestays and guesthouses along with hotels in Sarahan that are equipped with basic amenities that makes 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