Project #PhotoGuides (1) - A Roofless Shrine in the Himalaya!

in #photoguides3 years ago

The Roofless Shrine of Shikari Devi is a unique spectacle. The vantage point offers a unique view of three mountain ranges spread out in every direction. The temple is located at one of the highest points in the whole district and that's what makes it a guardian in the literal sense.

There are over 500 steps that lead to the temple and one really can feel their heart pumping at supersonic speeds while climbing them stairs.

This temple is now connected to a road which remains closed only during the winter months (December - February).

If you are interested in more details, you can refer my detailed travel guide for Shikari Devi Trekking Journey.

There's another interesting trek that leads to this temple and you can download the GPS Log for the same here at GPS Log for Shikari Devi Temple Trek

Shikari Devi Temple - Quick Facts !!


LocationJanjehli Valley, Himachal Pradesh - India
Number of Days1 day ex. Delhi (12 Hours to Reach Mandi, 5 More to Reach Janjehli)
Primary Trip AudienceAdventure Seekers, Bikers, Self Drive Enthusiasts, Hikers, Trekkers
Budget Range$100-120
Altitude3300Mtrs/11000feet
Best Time to TravelApril to June and September to November

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About #PhotoGuides

#PhotoGuides is a travel and photo series initiative by @devilonwheels & @goel.tarun. It is dedicated to introducing some of the amazing places on this earth to everyone on Steemit. Places that make you get out of your couch and wander in this beautiful world. It is a small attempt from my side to share my travel knowledge on Steemit and help promote some of the remotest yet most beautiful places I/we have visited in the Himalayas and elsewhere. I hope you love and plan your trips to these places in time to come. If you have any questions or doubts in planning such a trip, I will be happy to help you here.

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So beautiful place and very nice temple. Good post.

I’m so proud of you, thank you for sharing that post with us, it looks nice

Really👌 beautiful place. Jai Mata di.💎

This is a lovely addition to the #PhotoGuides. Always a hidden beautiful jewels in the Himalayas.