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Janjehli Valley

Janjehli Valley is a beautiful hilly and green area filled with natural beauty. It is located at a height of 2150 metres. This location is approximately 70 kilometers from Mandi.

Janjehli valley is located in Thunag Tehsil of Mandi District, 13 kilometers from the main Thunag area. Bulah, near Janjehli Valley, is an open, green ground with lush green meadows and natural beauty.

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Janjehli Nearby Tourist Places

  • Shikhari Devi Temple
  • Jalori Pass
  • Chindi
  • Kamru Nag Lake
  • Serolar
  • Tattapani
  • Pandoh Dam
  • Prashar Lake Trek

Activities in Janjehli

Local Products: You can buy seraji pulas made of hemp, household wares made of walnut wood, natural organic honey.

Himachal Tourism operates a basic Trekkers Hostel at Janjehli, there is one PWD Guest House and one HP Forest Guest House as well. Private accommodations in the form of Hotels, Homestays and Guest houses are available at Janjehli.

Different varieties of India, Chinese foods are available to the nearby Restaurants and Dhabas in Janjehli at affordable prices.

Word Janjehli is used after the word Jahali, which means derived from the name of the idol of God JAHAL DEVTA. Over the years people started calling this place as Jahali, Jhanjheli, or Janjheli and Janjehli as well

There is a roofless temple of Shikari Devi, the Goddess of hunters, on Shikari peak, which is said to have been established (Sathapit) by Pandavas. It is said that the sage Markanday meditated here for many years.

Despite the fact that the temple has no roof, no snow has been observed in the temple premises during winters when the entire region around this temple is covered up to several feet by snow.

Janjheli News Update

Janjehli will soon be developed as the most-favoured eco-tourism destination in the country. Recently, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government is committed to developing Janjehli as one the best eco-tourism destinations in the country, as the said region has a massive scope of tourism because of its pristine settings, pleasant weather, and mesmerising scenic beauty.

While presiding over the closing ceremony of the Janjehli Tourism Festival 2019 in Mandi district, CM Jai Ram Thakur said that the festival was an effort to showcase the rich cultural diversity and natural beauty of this area.
He added that Himachal Pradesh has many destinations apart from Kullu, Shimla, Manali, and Dharamshala that need to be developed from a tourism point of view. Doing this will help share the burden of those places that are already bearing the brunt of over tourism, the minister mentioned.

As per the reports, while the state government is planning to develop Chanshal in Shimla district as a skiing and winter sports destination, Janjehli in Mandi district is set to become an eco-tourism spot, Pong Dam in Kangra district to turn into a water sports destination, and Bir-Billing in Kangra district will be turned into a paragliding spot.

Reportedly, as of now, to highlight Janjehli in the tourism circuit, a resort will be set up in Mandi district; plus, there are plans to set up a ropeway to the famous tourist place Shikari Mata Temple. As per the minister, such efforts will ensure wooing more and more tourists in the area.


What is Janjehli famous for?

Janjehli is famous among tourist as Historic Sites, Jalori Pass Serolsar Lake, Waterfalls.