Some places are so famous that you read and hear about them everywhere. Such destinations are often visited and crowded! So, for once let us forget about the cliched places and concentrate on a place which is hardly known yet mesmerising! Follow us to Barot in Himachal Pradesh.
The charm of the Himalayas is unusual and mystic; somehow your heart will be touched by its scenic vistas engulfed by the imposing mountains. Those hilly slopes, un-polluted air and sparce human settlements lure us into exploring even more. Barot is one such destination where a person can find solace in the lap of nature and feel connected with its magic.
Attractions of Barot Valley
Barot Valley is on the banks of Uhl reservoir and some parts are on the banks of Uhl river. It is also the place for Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary. Barot Valley in Mandi is a paradise for campers and trekkers.
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Treks That Pass Via Barot
Barot in the foothills of Dhauladhar Mountain ranges is one of the places which comes along several trek routes. The trekking trails to Kullu and Manali pass through this small valley.
Adventure Activities in Barot
Barot is emerging as an angling destination. Along with that you can visit Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary.
Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary with its dense pine and oak forests is located on the banks of Uhl River. It has animals like Himalayan Palm Civet, barking deer, leopards, Rhesus Macaque, Himalayan Weasel, etc.
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Best Time to Visit Barot
March to May is the best time to Visit Barot. Otherwise you can also visit in November to December.
Barot is also a place where hydro-electric projects are happening through the Uhl river reservoir. Hence, this valley serves as a prominent hill station in Himachal Pradesh.
The valley of Barot is hardly known yet it is one of the interesting offbeat destinations to visit near Mandi.