Barot Valley, the Hidden Heaven in Himachal Pradesh
Barot is a village in mandi district of himachal pardesh. It is situated 40 km from Jogindernagar and 65 km from Mandi. Barot also forms the gateway to the Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary which lies across the Uhl. The sanctuary is home to the monal, black bear and ghoral. Barot a village, originally developed in 1920s for Shanan Hydel Project is now a tourist location in Mandi district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Barot was difficult to access until 1975, when a road was opened. Barot stands out as the most scenic beauty in HP. The place is about 75 km(3 hrs from Palampur). Barot is a classically beautiful village situated in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh and surrounded by the alluring snow-capped Dhauladhar
Places to visit in barot
2Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary
5Shanan Hydel Project
8Masroor Rock Temple
The Uhl originates from a lake formed by the Thamsar Glacier in higher Dhauladhar range. The lake is very close to the Thamsar Pass, which lies on the trail to Bada Bhangal. From Thamsar, where it starts as a small mountain stream, Uhl reaches Palachak, a temporary settlement on the Uhl, where a tributary joins it from the right bank. It crosses Baragram and 18 km downstream at Barot, the Uhl is joined by the Lumba Dugh from the left bank. The Lumba Dugh also originates in the East of the Dhauladhar Range and flows past Luhardi village before meeting the Uhl.
Shanan Hydel Project
Barot is the inlet point of the tunnel that diverts river water of Uhl river to Shanan Power House in Jogindernagar. The town has a diversion dam that was commissioned in 1932. The funicular trolley system was built during construction to connect Barot with Jogindernagar. The project workers live in the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) colony in Barot.
Hurang Narayan chuhar valley Hurang Narayan is the most revered god of the Chauhar Ghati / Valley. This Chauhar village is covered with thick forest in all sides
Kareri Lake is a high altitude, shallow, fresh water lake south of the Dhauladhar range approximately 9 km North West of Dharamsala in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh. Its surface is 2934 metres above the sea level
Masroor Rock Temple
The Masrur Temples, also referred to as Masroor Temples or Rock-cut Temples at Masrur, is an early 8th-century complex of rock-cut Hindu temples in the Kangra Valley of Beas River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The temples face northeast, towards the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas