Situated on a crest of the Sirmour Valley, the town is situated on a high ridge overlooking a deep valley. At an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level, it is the most serene and beautiful part of the outer Himalayas, and is popular among the religious tourists, as it also shelters, one of the most beauteous temples of the local Himalayan deity, Maa Bhangiyani Temple. The pristine town is also popular among the Trekkers, as it is the gateway to the highest peak of the outer Himalayas, The Churdhar Peak.
This town was earlier known as ‘Dungbhangayani’ and was the summer capital of Sirmour. Maa Bhangayani Temple is situated in border of Shimla & Sirmour. The place is full of scenic beauty and greenery. Here in the month of may/June you can enjoy 0 to 5 C.In winters there is a tremendous view of snowfall here. Town is full of hotels & guest house. The town is at an altitude of 2500 metres above sea level.
If peace and solace & nature you’re looking for, the property has it all.This inspired dwelling nestled right into the picturesque Sirmour Valley is a heaven for those looking to fall in love with nature. Style and reverently framed by the iconic beauty of the Himalayan ranges in view and a deep valley below, the wondrous views will entrance your imagination and inspire an unforgettable journey. Every nook of this little habitation will warm your soul.
What To See
- Maa Bhangayni Temple: It is located at the foothills of lesser Himalayas or Shivalik ranges at Haripurdhar. Haripurdhar makes a compact border with Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh and is one of the legacies of “lands of gods”. The temple lies at an altitude of 8000 feet above sea level.
- Renuka Lake: You can easily locate the establishment as it is in close proximity to Near Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary, Renukaji.
- Churdhar sanctuary: It is located in Sirmour, Shimla district of the Indian state of Himachal pardesh. The sanctuary is named after the Churdhar Peak. Churdhar peak (elevation of 3647 metres; 11,965 feet) is the highest peak in Sirmour district and is also the highest peak in the outer Himalayas. The peak has a great religious significance for the people of Sirmour, Shimla and Solan of Himachal Pradesh and Dehradun of Uttrakhand. Churdhar is a holy place related with Shri Shirgul Maharaj (Chureshwar Maharaj), a deity widely worshipped in Sirmour and Chaupal.
How to Go
There is no direct connection from New Delhi to Maa Bhangayani Temple, Haripurdhar. However, you can take the train to Yamunanagar Jagadhri then take the taxi to Maa Bhangayani Temple, Haripurdhar. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dehradun then take the taxi to Maa Bhangayani Temple, Haripurdhar.