Places to See in Binsar

Binsar has 6 tourist spots and places to see.

There are various sightseeing options for tourists in Binsar. For the religiously-inclined tourists, Binsar offers quite a few shrines and temples were people could offer prayers and seek blessings from the Lord. For the nature lovers, Binsar is a paradise as it is home to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary that is home to some the best Himalayan flora and fauna.

The main attraction of Binsar is the majestic view of the Himalayas - a 300 km, stretch on famous peaks which includes Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and Panchchuli. The forests of Himalayan oak and rhododendron are excellent for trekking and communing with nature. In the Binsar sanctuary there are leopard, ghoral, black beer, monkeys, red fox, pine marten porcupine and over 200 species of birds which have made this place there home.

Following is the list tourist places in Binsar. These are some of the popular tourist spots in Binsar.

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There are 6 tourist spots in Binsar where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Binsar sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Binsar through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Binsar.

Binsar Zero Point

Binsar Zero Point

0.2 km / 9 mins
Binsar Zero Point is the highest vantage point of the Binsar Wildlife, from where one can savour a 360-degree view of the Himalayan beauties namely Ke...
Bineshwar Mahadev Temple

Bineshwar Mahadev Temple

0.8 km / 9 mins
Bineshwar Mahadev is a 16th century A.D temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This ancient temple was built during the reign of Raja Kalyan Chand of the fam...
Mary Budden Estate

Mary Budden Estate

0.8 km / 9 mins
Budden Estate sits on five serene acres of land, perched at almost 8,000 feet above sea level. It is one of only five privately owned estates in the B...
Binsar Sanctuary Museum

Binsar Sanctuary Museum

3.3 kms / 15 mins
The Binsar Sanctuary Museum is an encyclopedia for the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary which is bejeweled like a Himalayan crown atop the Jhnadi Dhar hills,...
Gairar Golu Devta

Gairar Golu Devta

21 kms / 49 mins
One of the famous temples of Kumaon, the Gairar Golu Devta is located about 2 km from the main gate of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary and around 11 km from...
Pariyadeva Pashan

Pariyadeva Pashan

Free Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr
Dating back to Megalithic Age, Pariyadeva Pashan is a popular tourist attraction, especially to archeology enthusiasts. This famous archeological site...

Some other places to see in Binsar

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary: It is the home of 200 species of bird, Barking Deer, Himalayan bear, leopard, fox, musk deer, langur, porcupine, flying squirrel, chital, jungle cat, etc. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is dense but due to its small size and animals are easy to spot. Spread over an area of 47.79square kilometers, it was established in the year 1988. Pine, oak, and rhododendron trees are found in abundance at the Binsar Wildlife sanctuary.

Khali EstateThere is an estate near Binsar called Khali estate, it was once the home of Sir Henry Ramsay, who was the commissioner of Kumaun from 1856 to 1884 and popularly called by British authors as "King of Kumaon". He also built his bungalow at Binsar. Vijay Laxmi Pandit, the sister of Jawahar Lal Nehru, also lived here. 

Kasar Devi Temple: Kasar Devi Temple is located at a distance of around 9 km from Binsar, it is said that this temple was the house for the hippies and hippie culture got popular from here. This temple is still a major tourist attraction for foreigners. Hippie hills and Baba cake are the popular hangouts at Kasar Devi. It gained recognition in 1820 when Swami Vivekananda meditated here.

Other attractions near Binsar:

  • Gairar Dana Golu
  • Archaeolohical Spots at Dinapani
  • Vivekananda Meditation Cave
  • Lama meditation Centre at Kasaar
  • Koshi River
  • Sunset Point

Binsar Things to do (Activities)

  • Village walk is very popular as it provides an insight into the lives and daily routine of the villager. The walks lead through fields and forests along streams, magnificent cedar and pine forests. Best time for the trek - mid. September to mid. April
  • Forest Walk, Bird Watching, Photography, Adventure Activities

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Kumaon Extensive 9 Days Tour Package
9 Days / 8 Nights
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