Best time to visit:- April to October

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Monasteries, Temple Mountains and lakes

Description :

Barog is a panoramic hill station of Himachal Pradesh in the Solan district at a height of about 1600 meters and is about 70 km away from Shimla. The climate is very pleasant over here. Winter season starts from November to March and summers stay from April to July in the region. In summer the temperature is from 23°C and 10 °C and between 15 and 0 °C during winters. Barog was named after British Engineer Colonel Barog who was appointed to build a railway track here back in 1903, which was not completed. Dolanji Bon Monastery, Grave of Barog which is essentially an incomplete tunnel for railways designed by Colonel Barog and Choor Chandni Peak are few important places to visit in Barog.

Weather Details :

Summer:   10°C to 23°C
Winter:   0°C to 8°C
Monsoon:   8°C to 19°C

Main Attractions :

Grave of Barog

Grave of Barog in Barog village of Solan District, a famous tourist attraction of Barog named after an engineer Barog, who was given the responsibility to construct the tunnel but due to some error in calculation, the two ends of the tunnel did not meet. A splendid garden located is one of the major attraction of the town.

Choor Chandni Peak

A famous tourist attraction for trekking lovers. This Choordhar Mountains peak is located at an elevation of 3,650 m above the sea level, which gives the breathtaking view of surroundings.

Suketi Fossil Park

Suketi Fossil Park also know as the Shivalik Fossil Park, It is also the famous tourist attraction point and located on the banks of the Markanda River Valley, at the foot of the Himalayas. It is 22 kilometres (14 mi) southwest of Nahan of Sirmaur district. This was the first park in Asia, which have been established at the exact site where the actual fossils were found. It houses 8.5 million years old fossils.

Shoolini Mata Temple

Shoolini Mata Temple is a Hindu Temple close to Barog, which is in the southern zone of Solan and serves as a massive attraction for the visitors and the Shoolini Mata devotees. Shoolini Mata Temple is dedicated to Goddess Shoolini who is regarded as the appearance of Hindu Goddess Durga. It is also said that Solan district got its name because of Goddess Shoolini. This temple was the house of the goddess in the previous times.

Barog Camping Ground

Barog camping Ground is one of best adventure spots with  surrounded by oak and pine trees in Solan Valley, it is located amidst the forest of pine trees, which offers the amazing view of the Choor Chandni Mountains and the Solan Valley.

Karol Tibba

Karol Tibba is located at 8kms from Barog, Karol Tibba is one of the major attraction of picnic spot along with trekking. It believed that Pandavas, Karol Tibba is also an evidence of the great legends of Mahabharata epic, Pandavas had taken shelter in this place during their exile.


Dharampur is situated on the banks of the Swargavahini River, Dharampur was the princely state ruled by Sisodia Rajput rulers. The major attractions of the town isLaxminarayan Temple, Japanese Gardens and the Lady Wilson Museum etc.

Dolanji Bon Monastery

Dolanji Bon Monastery is also known as the Yungdrung Bon Monastery, Dolanji Bon monastery is the second oldest Monastery in the word, it is located at the distance of 5 km from Barog. The Monastery was constructed in 1969 by Abbot Lungtog Tenpai Nyima.

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How to Reach Barog
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Chandigarh airport which is a distance of 93.5km away from the Barog. It is well connected with all major cities of India.
  • By Train: The nearest major railway Station is Kalka, which is located at the distance of about 68.4kms from Barog. The Kalka railway station is well connected with all major cities of India.  Another small railway station is Shimla, which is located at 26.6kms from Barog. Shimla is connected through toy train from Kalka.
  • By Road:  Barog has good road network which is connected with all major cities. It is located at 26.6 kilometers from Shimla by road.



Local Market and Retail store 


Places to Worship:

  • Sholoni Devi Temple
  • Laxminarayan Temple
  • Dolanji Bon Monastery

Places of Entertainment:
Barog is a small hill station, hence there is no Malls and multiplex are available here. Entertainments in this town is mainly depends local cinema halls which is located around the town.