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Attractions in binsar


Binsar has abundance of natural charm and beauty. This holiday will be a memorable one for your kids and they will love every bit of it. A must visit place for kids includes the Zero Point, situated inside the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.This is the highest point of the sanctuary. Also, there is a Golu Devta temple located at a distance of approximately 4 Km from the main gate of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.


GoluDevta Temple is located at a distance of approximately 4 kilometres from the main gate of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. This temple is devoted to the popular divinity of Kumaon and it is believed that the GoluDevtagives away quick justice to the devotees.


Located approximately 9 kilometres away from Binsar, Kasar Devi Temple is one of the most well known tourist attractions of the place. Initially, from 1970 to early 1980's, the temple was the residence for Dutch Monk.


BineshwarMahadev Temple is one of the most significant tourist attractions in Binsar. It is a temple which was constructed in 16th century. This temple is assumed to be built by King Kalyan Chand, one of the heirs of the Chand Raja Dynasty.


Binsar Sanctuary Museum is located inside the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is one of the most famous museums in Binsar. This museum stocks valuable information about flora and fauna of the sanctuary along with the occupancy around this region.

It is positioned inside the locality of the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary and is one of the prevalent tourist attractions. The Binsar Sanctuary Museum also has information on historic and botanical insights.It is also very popular amongst the botanical enthusiasts.


PariyadevaPashan, is a popular vantage point in Binsar. It is situated on the Almora-Binsar road. PariyadevaPashan is a famous archaeological site located on the BinsarAlmora road. The site not only provides great views of the hills and Binsar town but it is alsofamous for the stones with cup marks, which are believed to have been originated during the Megalithic era. Itdelivers a unique insight into the historic evolution of mankind from primitive tools to modern refined gadgets. PariyadevaPashan is very popular amongst regular tourists as well as archaeology enthusiasts and historians.


Almora is an amazingly serene hill station that has sustained its old but soothingcharm. The main places of interest in Almora are Chital temple,Nanda Devi temple,Bright-end corner, Deer Park,Kasar Deviand Ramakrishna Mission Ashram.


This place is well known for its caves.The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.


Jalnaprovides anattractive view of the grand Himalayan ranges. A number of plantations here yield a variety of fruits such aspeaches, apricots, , plums, pears and apples.


It is a must visit place for people who like getting into history. It has the famous Sun Temple which was built by Katyuri Rajas, around 800 to 900 years ago.


Jageshwar, situated in Binsaris one of the 12 Jyotirlingasfound in different parts of India. It is positioned on the Almora-Pithoragarh road, in the royal Jataganga valley. The complex of Jageshwarhascomprises 124 temples.These temples are not only famous for its mesmerising beauty but also for the thick deodar forests that wrap the place.


The small town of Binsar has all kinds of varieties that a touristwill like to see. The trueenhancementabout the beauty of this place is its delightful location in the middle of a wildlife sanctuary. Irrespective of you being a nature lover, an author or an adventure lover, Binsar has a lot in store for you. 


Almora is a perfect amalgamation of mountain beauty, ancient cultural effects, holy spots, scenic valleys, crystal lakes, gushing rivers, hoarsely wooded forests and quaint cottages. The people who have loved the place call it the 'Switzerland of India’. Almora is a hill district in the central Kumaon region of Uttaranchal. It is a town in the shape of a horse shoe balanced on a 5 km long mountain range among the river Kosi and Suyal.Also, there is a cave where Swami Vivekanand meditated and was enlightened.


The ancient BinsarMahadev Temple is one of the most sacred shrines of 16th century and is the famous landmark in the city. This temple is counted as one of the major tourist attractions in Binsar region. It wasestablished by one of the offspring of Chand Raja Dynisty, King Kalyan Chand. BineshwarMahadev temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed to be measured that the name of the temple was based on the temple and started calling Binsar. Tourists in large numbers visit here and use this place as a stoppage to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Activities in binsar

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You still haven’t figured out what all activities you can do at Binsar?You can go bird watching and just walk around and take in the breath taking beauty of this hill station.See the major attraction of Binsar, that is, the impressive view of the Himalayas.

There is ample opportunity to go trekking in the surrounding forests and botanists will carnival in the variety of flora and fauna here.

Food in binsar


The best option for eating out in Binsar is to dine at the hotel or resort you are staying in. Most of the hotels have their own restaurants and they offer Indian, Chinese and Italian dishes. The in-house restaurants of Club Mahindra Valley Resort, KumaonMandalVikas Nigam Tourist Rest House and Grand Oak Manor in Binsar are few of the several restaurants that you must check in here in Binsar.


The Binsar Retreat offershealthy and tasty meals with a variety of traditional Kumaoni, Indian as well as Continental cuisine which includes dairy products, homemade bread and jams. For day treks as well as trips in and around the sanctuary, picnic hampers are provided.

Shopping in binsar


Binsar is famous for locally made handicraft items that include beautifully crafted wooden products. Rhododendron squash is one of the best items you can buy in Binsar.

Other than that you can add mufflers, sweaters and hand-knitted shawls to your shopping list. 

Local honey and handmade soaps that Binsar is known for are some other products that you may buy from here.

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