Shikari Devi is located in areas of outer seraj areas such as janjehli in Mandi District,Shikari devi The Shikari Devi temple is devoted to Shikari Devi , the Goddess reverred in the form of stone idol. Hunters in the area once prayed to the goddess for success in their hunt and here perhaps, lies the origin of the name "Shikari Devi". Interestingly, the temple which is said to have been in existence since the time of the Pandavas, has no roof . Temple is situated at the top of the hill and surrounded by thick Oak and Coniferous forests . The altitude is more than 3200 meter . From Janjehli , a picturesque village the distance of temple is 16 km and road passes through Shikari Devi Sanctuary .
According to legends, the Pandavas while chasing their hunt of a deer had chanced into the sanctum of Shikari Devi.
To reach Shikari Devi, one has to traverse the Kamru Nag / Shikari Devi ranges in Central Himalayas. From Shikari devi top one gets fabulous views of the Simla hills towards the south, while at the north to north-east stands the majestic Dhauladhar mountain ranges with their snow capped peaks. Towards the west by north-west lies the Kangra Vally and Rewalsar ranges