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Pitched at the impressive altitude of 2,420 m, 95 km from Nainital, Binsar is one of the most scenic spots in the Kumaon Himalayas. it offers a majestic view of the snowy Himalayan peaks like the mesmerizing ranges Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Shivling and Panchchuli which is why you will keep discovering new walking trails up the mountains and down the valleys, new lookout points for another spectacular sunset.

Binsar is also a trekker’s paradise. One can go on long treks in the clean air, amidst the misty mountain trails, towering Oaks and Rhododendrons. Encircled by a vast wildlife sanctuary, a home to many rare animals, birds and wild flowers. The blanket of green hangs all around – rocks covered with unusual moss and ferns, flowers and shrubs – foliage sprouting out of every conceivable nook and corner of the hillside. The entire area is now a sanctuary.

City Facts

State: Uttarakhand
District: Almora
Famous for/as: Wildlife
Languages: Hindi Best Season: Oct – Mar
Weather: Summer 22 to 40°C
Winter: 12 to 33°C
Altitude: 2412 m
Pincode: 263684
STD code: 05962

Binsar Hill

Locally known as Jhandi Dhar, it offers panoramic view of the Kumaon Hills and the Greater Himalayas, from an altitude of 2,420 m. In the night, the lights of the Almora town present a fascinating picture.

Khali Estate

The erstwhile royal palace. Once occupied by Sir Henry Ramsay and later on by Smt. Vijaylakshmi Pandit, it now houses a heritage hotel.

Gananath Temple

Gananath is known for natural caves and an ancient Shiva temple. This place is 36 km from Almora. During Kartik Purnima every year a fair is hosted here.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is known for the rarest species of animals, birds, butterflies and wild flowers. Accommodation facility is available at Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Jungle Resort.


At a distance of 59 km situated at a lofty height of 1677 m, Jalna presents fascinating views of the Himalayan peaks. The area is full of orchards producing apples, apricots, peaches, pears and other alpine fruits.

Shiva Temple

A cave temple, 31 km from Binsar is highly revered by the people in the hills. Set amidst dense forests of Oak and Deodar, it's an important archeological spot.

By Flight

The nearest Airport is Pant Nagar (127 km)

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By Train

The nearest railhead is Kathgodam (120 km).

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By Road

Distance from the nearest major town Almora is 30 km, Nainital is 96 km away. From Delhi it is 410 km.

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KMVN Tourist Rest House Binsar
KMVN Tourist Rest house at Binsar is situated admist the beautiful jungle from where one can have a mesmerizing view of the Himalayan Range.

Modified American Plan Is Applicable At TRH Binsar
Room Categories:

1. Double Bed Executive
2. Double Bed Super Deluxe
3. Double Bed Deluxe

Applicable Season Period

1. Season Rates: (1st May to 3rd July, and 23rd Dec to 2nd Jan.)
2. Autumn Rates: (1st Oct. to 15Nov.)
3. Off Season Rates: (3rd Jan to 30th Apr., 4th Jul. to 30th Sep. 16 Nov. To 22 Dec.)

RATES (Applicable Till 31st March 2014):
Season Rates

1. Double Bed Executive
2. Double Bed Super Deluxe
3. Double Bed Deluxe

Autumn Season

1. Double Bed Executive
2. Double Bed Super Deluxe
3. Double Bed Deluxe

Off Season

1. Double Bed Executive
2. Double Bed Super Deluxe
3. Double Bed Deluxe


Tourist Rest House
Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd.,
Binsar, Dist. Almora
Mob. No.: +91- 9412996535



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