Places near Binsar

If you are travelling to Binsar, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places around Binsar. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Binsar more memorable.

Binsar Excursions

You can visit these tourist places while staying in they are nearby.

Kausani: Being one of the most popular hill stations of Kumaon, Kausani is perched at an elevation of 1890mts above sea level. It can be reached by a 48kms drive from Binsar if you travel through Gannath. Kausani is a charming hill resort set amidst several snow-capped peaks and is endowed with extraordinary natural beauteousness. Mahatma Gandhi and was absolutely fascinated by the scenic grandeur of Kausani while a visit in the year 1929. Sumitra Nandan Pant, the renowned Hindi poet was born in Kausani.

BageshwarBageshwar is situated at a distance of 60kms from Binsar and it is the new district headquarters and center of administration of Danapur. Bageshwar derives its name from Bagnath, a famous temple in this region. Every year, Bagnath attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over as it is believed that Lord Shiva wandered here in the form of a tiger. Located at the confluence of Saryu and Gomti rivers, Bageshwar hosts the popular Uttarayani fair which is held every year in the month of January. Bageshwar is also used as the base camp by trekkers for a trek to Pindari glacier.

Jaina: Jaina is located some 59 kms away from Binsar, nestled at the height of 1677 mts. it is popular for its orchids which are full of, apples, apricots, peaches, pears, and other fruits.

Shiva Temple: Situated 31 kms from Binsar it is actually a cave, set amidst thick forests of oak & Deodar, the cave has its own archaeological and mythological importance and as the name suggests it is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

JageshwarSituated 56kms from Binsar at an elevation of 1,870mts above sea level, Jageshwar is an important tourist destination of Kumaon. Jageshwar is a temple of Lord Shiva situated amidst dense Deodar forest having great mythological importance. It is believed that the Jageshwar temple is the 8th Dwadasa Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The temple is the artistic creation of medieval India.

Chitai Temple or Gollu Devta: Chitai Temple is dedicated to Gollu Devta, an incarnation of Gaur Bhairav. It is situated 44kms from Binsar. The deity of this sacred temple is reputed to make every wish come true, provided the worshipper asks for it with a clear conscience. All he asks for in propitiation is a bell, as is evident from the thousands of bells hung across the temple premises. Anyone can even seek Gollu Devta's divine intervention by writing to him. Stacks of the letter are pinned all over the temple along with bells.

Almora: Almora is a picturesque Himalayan kingdom famous for its magnificent beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, exquisite wildlife, unique handicrafts, and delicious cuisine. It is surrounded by Pithoragarh to the east, Garhwal to the west, Bageshwar to the north and Nainital to the south. The picturesque landscape of Almora attracts hundreds of tourists each year. Almora has been developed by the Chand Rajas and then maintained and further developed by the British. Almora is 38kms from Binsar.

Katarmal Sun temple: The 800-year-old Katarmal Sun temple is one of the few sun temples in India and the second most important one after the sun temple of  Konarak. It has a forgotten feel to it and houses some fine statues, including the main image of Surya (Sun God) holding sundials in his arms.

Almora Bazaar : Almora is the first British hill station in India established in 1815, it is one of the few hill stations not created by the British. It is popular for shopping Pashmina shawls, copperware, rangoli paintings, traditional Kumaoni jewellery and the famous sweet of Kumaon- Bal Mitthai.

Nanda Devi Temple: The famous Nanda Devi temple is located in the antechamber of a Shiva temple in the Bazaar above the mall. Every year a fair, Nanda Devi Fair, is organized here, which is attended by people from all over the place. This 1000 year old temple is one of the main attraction of Almora.

Baijnath Temple: The third most well-known temple is the Baijnath temple at Bageshwar which is one of the few temples where both Lord Shiva and Parvati are worshiped. The temple complex holds a pond where you can see a variety of fish.

Binsar Tour Packages

Binsar 2 Night Weekend Tour
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2 Nights Binsar Tour Package By Train
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Almora Nainital With Binsar Wildlife 4 Nights
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