Imagine a place with a breathtaking beautiful hilly landscape, flowing serene waters bodies, lush green coniferous cedar trees, surrounded by Dhauladhar Mountain Range, trekking tracks in the lap of nature through lovely step farming and pleasant temperature in summers (17- 25-degree celsius). Well, this heavenly place called Barot Village valley in Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh at the fabulous height of 1829 meters is just that.
A perfect sparsely populated holiday destination spot to truly rejuvenate your senses and bring your mind to a peace away from hustle-bustle of the city. It is 66 km from Mandi city and 40 km from Jogindernagar (closest city and closest railway station). The nearest airport is at Kullu (134 km). Barot has the Shanan Hydel Project on its Uhl River. An evening stroll on the dam is also popular among tourists.
Barot with its picturesque valley is a trekker’s paradise for the adventurous traveler. Youngsters flock here for trekking, camping and experiencing the famous Trout Fishing on the alluring banks of Uhl River. Tired travelers can soak their feet in the flowing river waters, for a relaxing experience.
Barot with its postcard beauty is like a hidden gem of the Dhauladhar Range and the best time to visit is around May-June. The Barot Valley trek with the tinkling flow of Uhl River makes it full of scenic charm and is considered an awesome spot for a romantic or adventurous holiday. The shortest trek can be to the Dev Pashakot Temple just across the Uhl River.
Travelers love to visit the Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary located across the Uhl River. It houses the Himalayan black bear, goral, species of pheasants, avifaunal creatures, mammals, and reptiles. Some treks inside the sanctuary are good for morning walks.
Long trekking routes go up to hill stations of Bada Bhangal, Manali and Kullu. Barot is the mid resting point between Kullu- Jogindernagar treks. The Thandi Golai ground is a famous campsite for trekkers and people even go uphill to the highest villages of Bir-Billing. Bir is home to many Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries where travelers head to for a unique experience. And Billing at 2300 meters is a fabulous hang-gliding and paragliding take-off spot.
OYO Hotels Experience at Barot
When you decide to explore a city with your family and friends, the first thing that comes to your mind is accommodation, right? Well, with the availability of comfortable, convenient, and affordable accommodation with OYO hotels, you have nothing to worry about.
The OYO hotels in Barot offer spacious rooms with all the essential amenities, a king-sized bed, 32 inches LED/LCD TV, AC, and a spectacularly clean bathroom with hot and cold running water. Each room is individually designed to accommodate couples and families of different sizes. Other facilities including in house restaurants, banquet halls, conference rooms, and easy access to parking make for a comfortable and convenient stay. All the OYO properties are Wi-Fi enabled and secured with CCTV cameras.
The OYO hotels in this quaint little place are located near major tourist spots and other easily accessible locations. You can select your room from different categories available including OYO rooms, Spot On, and Capital O. It is advisable to book in advance to get the best prices because the prices vary with increasing demand.
Booking can be done easily through the OYO mobile application and you can avail app-exclusive offers and discounts.