About Khali Estate Mountain Resort in Binsar
Khali Estate is an historical place with heritage building once belonged Sir Henry Ramsay, after that many notable families including Nehru family stayed in this estate near Binsar. This estate which spread over 25 acres of lands, is now converted into a heritage hotel which is surrounded by orchards, forests with a view of snow-clad Himalayas.
Mountain Resort popularly known as Khali Estate, is located in the Binsar Wild life Sanctuary near Ayarpani village in Almora district of Uttarakhand. The Mountain Resort is situated on the top of a hill surrounded by pine and oak forest facing the vast panorama of the majestic snow clad mountains of the central Himalayas. The peaks are visible from the Resort are Nanda Devi (25645 ft.), Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, Badrinath (Chaukhambha), Kedarnath, Gangotri, Shivling, Bandar punch, Kamat, Nanda Kote etc.
Location of Hotel Mountain Resort Khali Estate
Khali Estate Mountain Resort is located 2 Km from Binsar Bageshwar Road. Khali estate is located inside the Binar Wild life sanctuary. Kindly note that the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary barrier gate closes at sunset and opens at sunrise.
Mountain Resort is situated at an altitude of 2000 meters (6600ft.) above sea level. It is 22 kms. by motor road, north of Almora town. All types of vehicles including buses, cars and jeeps can easily come right up to the Resort.
Accommodation at Mountain Resort is provided in round cottages facing the vast Himalayan range. Those wanting an antique touch can opt for the bungalow (The main house). All the rooms in the bungalow and the cottages at Mountain Resort are furnished double rooms and each room has an attached bath cum toilet. There is 24 hour running water in the bath rooms. Each bathroom has a geyser for hot water facility.
Dining in Mountain Resort Khali Estate, Binsar
Khali Estate Mountain Resort in Binsar has a multi cuisine restaurant, which serves delicisous vegetarian food. Eggs is served during breakfast.
-Parking, Television, Restaurant, Library
Activities at Mountain Resort Khali Estate
A spacious Library : Library in Mountain Resort, Khali Estate has more than Five thousand books with topics ranging from history, philosophy, literature, science and as diverse as religion and culture. There is a large collection of books in English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu and many Foreign Languages.
a) Badminton Court, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis & Other indoor games.
b) Children can also enjoy the swings and hammocks or just run around in small playground amidst pine and cedar trees.
Jungle Walks, Bird Watching, Short trek to a nearby Village, Bonfire
Following Treks are also organised by Mountain Resort
-Trek to Pindari Glacier, Trek to Kafni Glacier, Trek to Nanda Devi Base Camp
-Trek to Milam Glacier, Trek to Roopkund, Trek to Panchachuli Glacier
-Trek to Saryu Ramganga and Gauri Ganga Valley, Trek to Ralam Glacier
How to Reach Hotel Mountain Resort Khali Estate in Binsar
Reaching Mountain Resort in Binsar by Road: From Delhi via Moradabad, Rampur, Rudrapur, Haldwani, Kathgodam, Bhowali, Garampani, Almora. Beyond Almora the route turns through Kasardevi, Kaparkhan, Binsar Santuary gate to Mountain Resort (Khali Estate).
Other Road Route from Delhi (370 kms): Delhi via Moradabad, Tanda, Bilaspur, Kaladhungi, Nainital, Bhowali Garampani, Almora. Beyond Almora the route turns through Kasardevi, Kaparkhan, Binsar Santuary gate to Mountain Resort (Khali Estate).
By Train: By Ranikhet Express from Delhi to Kathgodam. From Kathgodam (110 kms), car journey of 3.5 hours to Khali Estate.
Nainital is 80 kms from Khali Esate Mountain resort in Binsar, Ranikhet is 70 kms, Kausani is also 70 kms, Bageshwar and Jageshwar are both 55 kms from Binsar, 162 kms from Corbett, 90 kms from Patal Bhuwaneshwar, 210 kms from Munsiyari.