It is a temple of the Goddess Bhimakali (an incarnation of Goddess Durga), household deity of the Bhushar kings. The beautiful wooden structure with spectacular carvings attract a special attention of the tourists from all over the world. The golden image of the Goddess is 210 years old. The original temple structure was damaged by earthquake.
The Aviary Of Himalayan Birds
The aviary cum breeding centre of birds has been set up on the mountain at 1 km away. The Himalayan birds like monal, khalij, etc can be seen from a close distance. The aviary remain closed during the breeding season. This park is situated close to the Bhimkali temple. It draws a number of tourists to behold its sight.
Srikhand Mahadev Peak
Located at an altitude of 5,155 m resembles the Shivling view. It is said that lord Shiva meditated here and the Pandavas used to visit this peak. Devotees of lord Shiva visit at the top of the mountain where there is a small shrine of lord Shiva. Devotees trek to the peak during the main pilgrimage season of july and august.
Bhaba valley is an arresting valley that can be spotted at a distance of 50 km from Sarahan. The valley lies in the vicinity of the Bhaba river. As you visit this valley, you come across alpine meadows as well as a lake. From this valley, you can easily head towards the Pin valley in Spiti by trekking.
How To Reach Here
1By TrainAnother alternative to sarahan is to take a train to shimla and then take a private taxi or a bus run by the himachal pradesh road transport corporation to sarahan.
2By AirThe airport nearest to sarahan is jubbarhatti in shimla. From shimla, sarahan is at a distance of 175 kms. One has to then take a bus or a private taxi to go to Sarahan.
3By RoadThe route is on nh - 22 upto jeori, from where the road bifurcates to sarahan.