At a height of 9500ft, the region of barawahi is famous for its potatoes and peas. These are famous all over the world. An area surrounded by green mountains gives a peaceful and beautiful view to the eyes. Jawar nar stream that comes from rati gali and river kanhar adds a lot more beauty to this place. Mountains over there are best for tracking and hiking.A view of this area from the mountains is a wonderful experience. After rain , there is mist every where, every thing looks so clean refreshing. Many flocks of sheep and goats are found here a forming a wonderful picture.
Route, passes along with Jawar Nar stream from Barawahi reaches to
lakeRati Gali situated in Azad Kashmir. Second way that via Kaghan road you can also visit Jalkhud, baisal and other further areas.
In barawahi most of the tourist take rest and enjoy tea. In the mean time they also capture their precious, beautiful, most memorable moments of their life.
How to Reach
From Balakot to Jalkhad, public transport can easily be available through which you can reach to Barawai. Except this some jeep also provides the public transport services.
Distances from other areas to Barawai
From Balakot -----------------------------115 km
From Naran ------------------------------ 29km
Where to Stay
Motels are easily available over there with very reasonable rents from Rs 400 to Rs 800 per day with good environment and facilities.
What to Eat
There are some hotels available in which you can get some common dishes and chicken karahi can also be furnished upon request. The hose hold eatables items can also be available. As it is far away from the Balakot and Naran, eatable items are some what how expensive.
. Camps are also available, after Naran there is no telecommunication and electricity supply in any place although you can purchase diesel or petrol from any shop in some premium price to normal i.e some Rs10 to Rs 15/litre high.
. Clinic is also over there in area to facilities you.
. Residents of the area are very polite and chivalrous if you want to spend a night over there you should carry your cardigans and blanket of your own to protect from cold.
. Necessities of life are quiet expensive from the normal price to high altitude premium.
Road are well build and maintained from Balakot, buses are available daily for Jhulkhad wagon and other means of transport also take you to Barawai
Nearest CNG and ATM is available at Mansehra
Barawai is also important because through the Barawai canal you can reach to Ratti Gali (Azad Kashmir), first from Barawai to few kilometers through jeep and then to Ratti Gali on foot. If you go in the seasonal holidays you have to cover he whole distance on foot.