Jakhoo temple located 2.5 km east from the Ridge ground. It crowned on the highest point of Shimla town at an altitude of 2455 meters. Temple situated on the peak of Jakhoo hill dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Hanuman stopped here in search of Sanjivini plant according to legends. This herb required to revive Lakshman wounded in the battlefield. You can view a panoramic view of hills, mountains, and valley from the temple. Best time to visit Jakhoo temple is at the time of Sunset or Sunrise.
You can need climb Jakhoo hill for 45 minutes through a walk to reach Jakhoo temple on feet. A motorable paved road is also there via Navbahar. Recently, a ropeway has made between US Club to Jakhoo hill. This ropeway carries 6 people in a Gondola. You can reach Jakhoo in 6 minutes by this ropeway.
Jakhoo hill is also famous for unusual activities of monkeys. They can sit on your shoulder and also can check your pockets. Cheeky monkey even can wear your sunglasses. You should hide your eatables before arriving at the temple as this could dangerous at the same time. 108 feet of the statue of Lord Hanuman is recently made on the top of Jakhoo hill. This has become the attraction for the tourists.