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Jakhoo Ropeway, Shimla

Jakhoo Temple is one of the most revered and popular tourist places in Shimla. A large number of people visited the temple to seek the blessings of Lord Hanuman. Jakhoo Ropeway is the best way to reach the temple. The enchanting view from the ropeway ride can leave anyone awe-struck. The cable car ride starts from the bottom of the hill and takes people to the Jakhoo Temple. Each ropeway cabin can accommodate six people and it is one of the safest ropeways in India. It takes almost 6 minutes to complete the ropeway journey. The winter and the summer season is the best season to visit for the ropeway ride as the comfortable climatic conditions make the tour memorable. The ropeway point is easily accessible from the city and is situated in proximity to the major tourist destination. Here is the detailed information about Jakhoo Ropeway in Shimla, take a look to plan a hassle-free trip. 

Location: The Ridge, Bemloi, Shimla

Type of Destination: Adventure

Opening Hours of Jakhoo Ropeway: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (every day)

Duration: 6 minutes (each side) 

Jakhoo Ropeway Ticket Price

  

  Adults

  Child (3 to 12 Year)

  Child Below (3 Year)

    One Way

  INR 250

    INR 200

    Free

    Two Way

  INR 470

    INR 390

    Free

How to reach Jakhoo Ropeway

Jakhoo Ropeway ride starts near the Ridge. Situated near the intersection point of the Mall Road and the Ridge, Jakhoo Ropeway Point is well-connected with the Shimla city center. The nearest airport is Jubbarhatti Airport in Shimla, which is situated 21 km away. Shimla railway station is the primary railhead that serves the city and is located just 2 km from the ropeway point. However, the major railway station is Kalka station which is situated at 85 km and is well-connected with the major cities and towns of the country by several express trains as well as passenger trains. Tourists can hire a taxi and board a bus from the airport and railway station to reach Shimla from where they can easily reach the ropeway point.

Best time to visit Jakhoo Ropeway

Summers and winters are the best time to visit for Jakhoo ropeway ride. The sky remains clear and climatic conditions persist favorable to enjoy the spectacular vistas during the ride. The comfortable weather allows tourists to enjoy the ride and relish in the stunning environs. In winters, the surroundings get covered with snow and offer breathtaking views. During the ropeway ride, tourists can admire the snowy white peaks along with the bird’s eye view of the city. In the monsoon, the heavy downpour causes hindrance to sightseeing, and also the sky gets covered with clouds. 

Major Highlights of Jakhoo Ropeway

  • The adventurous gondola ride offers a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
  • Also, offer a bird’s eye view of Shimla city.
  • Visit the Jakhoo Temple, which is home to 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman and is the main attraction of Shimla.
  • Jakhoo ropeway takes the tourists to the highest peak of Shimla.

Places to visit near Jakhoo Ropeway

Jakhoo Ropeway is the perfect mode of transport to reach the Jakhoo Temple, which is among the best places to visit in Shimla. There are numerous other famous attractions situated near the Jakhoo Ropeway where travelers can visit during the trip. Some of the popular destinations near Jakhoo Ropeway are

  • Jakhoo Temple
  • Children’s Park
  • The Mall Road
  • The Ridge
  • Christ Church
  • Himachal State Museum
  • Chadwick Falls
  • Summer Hill
  • Sunset Point
  • Scandal Point

Places to Stay near Jakhoo Ropeway

Situated near The Ridge, Jakhoo Ropeway is a popular place to visit among families, kids, and couples. The ropeway ride is a famous way to reach the top of the peak and there are numerous accommodation options near Jakhoo ropeway point where tourists can stay. Some of the best places to stay near Jakhoo ropeway point are: 

  • Hotel Woodland
  • Hotel Shiwalik Regency
  • Bridge View Regency
  • Hotel Prestige
  • Hotel Combermere
  • Hotel Samrat Regency




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