Popularly known as the 'Valley of Flowers', Sarahan, on the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road, is a small village perched at an altitude of 2000 m, in the Satluj Valley
, in Shimla District
, Himachal Pradesh
It was the erstwhile summer capital of Rampur Bushahr, 44 km away. Sarahan, with its rolling fields, apple orchards and the magnificent snow-clad peaks, which includes the Srikhand Range, is indeed a travelerís paradise.
Bijata Devi Temple and Raja Bushahr Palace coupled with a temple complex form the major landmarks. A pheasant-breeding center and stadium are the other prime sites nearby.
March to June and September to October are the best time to visit.
There is a hotel run by HPTDC for accommodation. The nearest airport is at Shimla (around 184 km), from where bus and taxi services are available. Kalka Railway Station serves Sarahan.