Nestled warmly between serene pine forests, deep lush valleys, alpine meadows and amazing heights, the village of Barsu offers captivating views of the snow-clad peaks of the mighty Himalayas that surround it. The village is located about 10 kilometres away from Bhatwari in the Uttarkashi District. It is an ideal base for trekking and mountaineering, with several interesting base camps available here. Dayara Bugyal, Raithal and Dodi Tal are places that are close to Barsu and can be visited on a trek. The people of this sweet village survive on agriculture and livestock rearing. They make their houses from mud, wood and stone, with stone plates used as roofs. Animals occupy the lower portion of the house, while families reside on top. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh.