The cool, solitary and the proud of Uttarakhand state, Binsar falls under the Almora District. This is a peaceful hilly resort, perched at a height of 2,400 meters above the sea level. Binsar occupies a beautiful place on the Jhandi Dhar Hills, one among the highest points in the Kumaon area. The history of Binsar shows that this region had been the capital town of Chand Raj Kings. In the distant past, the Chand Raj Kings were ruled over the area in the 7th and 8th centuries. Binsar is also famous for being home to a pristine flora and fauna.
Binsar is a frequently visited hilly station from
different parts of the world. This gorgeous and lovely place is circled
by dense forests. This region is also known as Bineswar, which was
constructed by the King Kalyan. The majestic beauty of Binsar ia the
wonderful view of Mighty Himalayas from zero point. Individuals can
overview the snow capped mountains such as Kedarnath, chaukhamba,
Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot etc, and can breathe the fresh and calm
This is the suitable location and perfect destination for those who love to walk on foot exploring nature-rich areas, full with beauty and excitement. Binsar is the best location for trekkers as well.
Binsar also attract thousands of trekking lovers from all around. Ninety-five kilo meter away from Nainital district and at 33 kilo meter in the north of the Almora, Binsar is a must-visit for almost everyone. This place is far far away from the noisy crowed of the modern cities. Those who are searching for places to spend some moments in the lap of solitude can head straight to Binsar.
While in Binsar, don't forget to visit places like Bineswar Mahadev Temple, Binsar Sanctuary Museum and the most revered shrine of Gananath. Bineswar shrine is devoted to Lord Shiva. This temple was erected by King Kalyan in 13th century. Individuals can go to the Binsar Museum as well, to gather key information related to the wide variety of flora and fauna in the region. There are many other places to visit and have a great time.
If you are a bird love, you will enjoy exploring the wilderness of the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary came into existence in the year 1988. Today, it's popular with tourists from all across India and abroad. The park is home to over 200 species of avi-fauna.
The temple reminds us of the Chand Raja dynasty. Historians believe that this temple was erected by Raja Kalyan Chand. It is also said that the town of Binsar derives its name from this very temple. The 16th century temple is a big attraction for tourists and pilgrims.
Binsar is also a great destination to enjoy trekking adventures. During you trekking tour here, you'll walk across vast fields and verdant forests. Picturesque cedar and pine forests are a complete feast for the eyes. September to April is best to enjoy the activity.