The Bhatwari FRH was built in 1864 at an elevation of 1575m. It provides an excellent view of the Bhagirathi valley. Most popular trek from here is to Dayara Bugyal at an elevation of 3048m. This meadow second to none in natural beauty can be approached from Ranithal 10km and Barsu (birding area) 5km, both serving as base camps. On the way to Barsu is Bharnala tal at 14km.
Tourist attraction near FRH :
Surrounded by oak & rhododendron forests, view of the Bhagirathi valley, short walks and trail to Malla, Bhatwari, Raithal (12kms), Barsu, Malla Devi Temple (2kms), Dayara Bugyal (20kms).
Location : Gangotri National Highway (30kms from Uttarkashi)
Elevation : 1575m AMSL
Year of Construction: 1864
Year of Renovation : 1999