Barot is a mesmerizingly beautiful village located in the serene valleys of Mandi District (67km away) in Himachal Pradesh. It is a newfound tourist destination and remains quite secluded. It is popular for trekking, camping and trout fishing. The scenic landscapes and pollution-free environment along with the Uhl river flowing by are what beckons tourists to Barot. It is ideal for solo travel as well as a family vacation.
Barot valley is the gateway to Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary which is home black bear, ghoral and monal. The valley came into the limelight when the Shanan Hydroelectric Project was proposed around 1920 in India. It was mainly to utilize the hydroelectric potential of River Uhl that gushes between Barot and Jogindernagar. It is since then that the village has also been considered as a tourist destination, but not many know about this place. The forests around the village are mostly Deodar and Oak that grow in abundance in the region and is home to a variety of flora and fauna. One can choose to walk through the woods nearby and experience the charm of the village.