Binsar Tourism - Binsar Travel Guide

Binsar is a remote, naturally exquisite travel destination situated in the lap of mighty Himalayas in the Kumaon Region. It is a place where you can relax with the most awesome views of the Himalayas and remain cut-off from the tiring hustle-bustle of city life. Binsar is located at an altitude of 2,214 m amidst the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is an ideal destination for adventure enthusiasts, nature lover, writers etc. The Binsar Valley offers excellent views of the Himalayan range mainly the famous peaks like Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Nanda Kot, Kedarnath, Panchachuli etc.

Binsar hills are commonly known as Jhandi Dhar offer an amazing view of the nearby places like Almora, the hills around and valleys of Himalayas. Binsar is a perfect place for wildlife photography, bird watching and jungle trekking. It is heaven for nature lovers. There are many beauteous excursions to Binsar that add to the magic of the place.

Binsar is also an ideal location to view the mighty Himalayan ranges like the Chaukhamba, Panchachuli, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and Kedarnath. Binsar remains cool during summers and receives heavy snowfall during the winters. It is highly recommended to take a pair of woollens even during the warmer seasons since the region tends to get chilly. The beautiful forests of Binsar are ideal for a quiet long walks. These walks through the long winding roads amidst dense forests that is alive with the fragrance of wild flowers and a variety of animal sounds is a must do activity here. A trip to the Zero Point offering a magnificent view of the snow capped mountain peaks of the Kedarnath, Shivling, Trishul and Nanda Devi, is one trip that just can't be missed. Binsar Museum is a treasure trove of information about Binsar and is also a popular attraction here. Japanese Cave or Abaya Binsar is an interesting place for the history buffs and is believed to have been a hide out and logistic center for the Japanese forces. The caves still have guns and all kinds of weaponry stored inside it.

Binsar was the capital of the Chand Dynasty of Kumaon. The Chand Rulers enjoyed their summers here during their rule between 11th and 18th century AD. It is also renowned as the location of a mythological war between Golu Devata and King of Binsar. It is said that Golu Devata was beheaded by some trick. His head fell at Kaparkahan and his trunk at Gairad Dana Golu. Both these places have very old temples of Golu Devata.



Binsar, a magnificent and quiet Himalayan destination, has gained a huge attention for the people for its rich wildlife and natural surroundings among the dense forests. And presents a spectacular view of the snow-capped peaks.More info


Places to Visit in Binsar

The panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul and majestic Nanda Devi can be witnessed from Binsar from the place known as 'Zero Point'. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for its rich flora and fauna.More info


Binsar Excursions

Beautiful Binsar is located in Almora district of Uttarakhand. Awesome hill station is dotted with Alpine flora, awe- inspiring scenic views, ferns and wild flowers. Binsar is full of various natural attractions and thus it is crammed full with tourists.More info


Binsar Hotels

Binsar Hotels in the luxury range include Imperial Heights Hotel, Binsar Retreat, Mountain Resort Khali Estate, Club Mahindra Valley Resort and Kasaar Jungle Resort. The high end Binsar Hotels include many outdoor activities.More info


Binsar Taxi Service

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How To Reach Binsar

People from across India and even abroad can easily reach Binsar to admire the majestic beauty of the place. Binsar is very well connected with the rest part of country through different modes of the Transport. More info


Binsar Photos

Browse through the photo gallery of Binsar Uttarakhand and quick travel guide to Binsar. Virtual tour to Binsar is also known as the city of lakes attracting millions of tourists every year. Binsar Tourism images, pictures, pics.More info