Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...

Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Barot (1830 m)

Barot, JoginderNagarBarot is a picnic spot and tourist location in Mandi district (66 km from Mandi, the district headquarters) in Himachal. It is a quite place 40 km from Jogindernagar via Jhatingari and 12 km by haulage trolley. The reservoir on river Uhl for the Hydel Power Station at Jogindernagar adds to its charm. 

The road to Broat branches off at Jogindernagar - Mandi highways and from Jogindernagar the distance is 40 km. If one is lucky enough one can use the trolley up from Jogindernagar which, apart from the thrill, knocks the distance down to 12 km. Through terraced fields and thick cedar forests, the track rises to Jhatingri, an enchanting spot atop the hill.

PWD Rest Hous, Barot, Mandi, HimachalBarot does not have star accommodation facilities to offer, but the locals of this hilly village provide neat and comfortable lodging facilities in their homes. It also have PWD Rest House.

The remains of the summer palace of the former rulers of Mandi are located here.

Through the little village of Tikkan, the road carries on to Barot. And here, in a neat little package, is an enormous range of outdoor activities. For a start there is a troutbreeding centre from where fish are released into the Uhl and there is a 30 km section of the river which is excellent for angling.

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. Within it are forest rest houses at Thaltuckhod and Silbandhwari. Through woods of cedar and pine a trek route cuts across the sanctuary to Kullu.

Known only to a select band of angling aficionados and some intrepid trekkers, Barot has all the wonderful views, wildlife, adventure- and even the option of solitude - poured into a small but satisfying dish.

Interesting Places around Mandi

Chamba

chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...

 

Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...

 

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